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Stuxnet And The Future Of Cyber Warfare
2012-06-06 13:10:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com As our world becomes increasingly interconnected via the series of tubes and wires known as the internet, so too grows the risk of cyber-crime. So far in 2012, we´ve already seen malware strike a large number of Macs, several attacks on large organizations and even the new Flame malware, which is said to be the most advanced and sophisticated malware yet. Now, two different securities officials are saying they are worried about what our future may...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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