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2010-09-28 12:50:41

American keyboard warriors took place in a cyberattack on government and private computer networks on Tuesday. The "Cyber Storm III" exercise involves participants from seven U.S. government departments, such as the Pentagon, 11 U.S. states, 60 private companies and 12 international partners. The Department of Homeland Security is staging the biennial exercise.  It is the first test of the new National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center based in an office building in...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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