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2013-04-25 23:00:13

Top tips from managed I.T. services provider NetGain Technologies´ senior data security expert Scott Logan. Lexington, KY (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 Despite assuming that they are safe from cyber-attacks due to their size, small businesses are increasingly the targets. According to the Wall Street Journal, 87% of small business owners assume they are safe and nearly as many have no protocols in place for protection or a post-breach plan. “It´s because of their size and perceived...

Verizon Report States China Is Behind Most US Cyber Attacks
2013-04-23 13:06:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Verizon has just released their 2013 “Data Breach Investigations Report” analyzing where the largest threats originate and what cyber-thieves are after when they attack networks. According to the report, a large percentage of these attackers are simply looking for a way to turn a profit, using stolen information on their own or selling it to other parties. The majority of the attacks originating in the US are...

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,...


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  • A spider.
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'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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