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2011-08-23 14:29:08

  Long-time hackers have few kind words for their immature brethren and simplified automated DDoS attacks -- “script kiddies”, they can be imagined to mutter. However one UK hacker, going by the handle “s0lar” has launched a new website aimed at separating the men from the boys, reports The Telegraph. About 700 hackers have joined the website RankMyHack to note their exploits, compare notes and to earn online credibility. Site members must submit evidence...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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