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2011-12-30 07:46:30

Microsoft released an emergency update for ASP .Net on Thursday, one day after a pair of security researchers unveiled findings showing that hackers could use a solitary machine and a broadband connection to launch denial-of-service (DoS) attacks against websites created using the programming language. Speaking at the Chaos Communication Congress (CCC) in Berlin, German researchers Julian Wälde and Alexander Klink reported finding flaws not only in ASP .Net, but also...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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