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2013-06-29 23:04:19

A back to school internet safety guide for parents is now available for parents, educators and pediatric professionals. Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D. C.F.C., a NYS licensed psychologist, certified forensic consultant and founder of the Information Age forensics company, iPredator Inc., has updated and made available, at no cost, his internet safety guide for parents. Hudson Valley, New York (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 As America prepares for the new school year, online sexual predators, cyber...

2013-05-31 23:00:36

Nexusguard's information security researchers outline recent large-scale DDoS attacks and conclude that they are quickly becoming as threatening and sophisticated as APT attacks. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 In the quest to reduce required resources and increase effectiveness, newer techniques that DDoS attackers have developed no longer emphasize on bandwidth flooding–the latest DDoS attacks are organized, targeted and more sophisticated than ever. Speaking at Defcon and HTCIA 2012, Tony...

US Air Force Adds New Weapons To Their Cyber Arsenal
2013-04-09 11:42:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the Stuxnet attack against an Iranian nuclear reactor has shown, modern warfare can be carried out on digital networks as well as on the battlefield. The US Air Force has likely realized this and is now designated six new cyber weapons. And according to Reuters, the Air Force will now use this expanded class of weapons to try to attract extra cash to their weapons budget. In a recent conference held in Colorado Springs,...

2012-10-13 04:04:12

Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today announced that it believes the recent spate of DDoS attacks should not be attributed to just one group/individual or toolkit, as has been widely assumed. Hollywood, Florida USA (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 Prolexic Technologies, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, today announced that it believes the recent spate of DDoS attacks should not be...

2012-09-25 23:04:13

Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, announced today that it has published a new white paper in its Technical Series entitled, "Firewalls - Limitations When Applied to DDoS Protection." Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services, announced today that it has published a new white paper in its Technical Series entitled, "Firewalls - Limitations When Applied...

US Air Force Needs IT Help Protecting Cyberspace
2012-08-31 14:31:44

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Air Force (USAF) is looking for a few good nerds as it has been tasked with protecting America´s world wide web. The purview of the USAF includes low-earth orbit, and it has a group known as Space Command who oversee its orderly and peaceful use. Since cyberspace includes the word space, logically, the Air Force should oversee its protection. This is the Pentagon we are talking about so just go with it. Kaspersky Lab...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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