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No Major Incidents Result From 'Operation Global Blackout'
2012-04-01 06:02:02

Despite threats that the hacking collective Anonymous would attempt to flood the 13 root servers that are part of the Domain Name System (DNS) with traffic as part of "Operation Global Blackout," there were no reports of any major cyberattacks as of Saturday evening, according to various media outlets. In an article dated March 31, Somini Sengupta of the New York Times said that one individual monitoring DNS traffic noticed a five-minute spike on one of those 13 servers shortly after...

2009-05-28 07:20:00

Lightnin' Woodcock will be on tour from May 28 to June 29 LOS ANGELES, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the success of two West Coast efforts in 2008, including dates supporting Bad Religion and The Bronx, Lightnin' Woodcock will be touring across America in June. "There is no better time than right now to perform dirty, hard-rockin' blues across dive bars in the U.S.," muses Woodcock. Lightnin' Woodcock was the guitarist and duet-singer for fellow L.A. band Miss Derringer until his...

2008-08-13 15:00:24

Georgia's Internet servers came under attack long before Russia dropped any actual bombs, the first instance of what experts say will become a warfare staple. Computer security experts say Georgia came under cyberattack several weeks before its actual conflict with Russia, with a barrage of "distributed denial of service" attacks aimed at government Internet servers, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Internet watchers say they detected the attacks as early as July 20. Georgia blames...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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