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Britain Issues ‘Cyber Challenge’ To Find New Talent
2011-12-02 05:41:03

In a bid to recruit young, cyber-savvy talent, Britain’s intelligence agency GCHQ has recently introduced a code-cracking competition via a somewhat unconventional medium.

UK Increasingly Targeted In Cyber Attacks
2011-10-31 09:54:30

The United Kingdom has suffered a series of “disturbing” cyber attacks, including a recent serious, yet unsuccessful, assault on the Foreign Office’s network.

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2010-10-13 11:45:00

The head of Britain’s electronic spying agency warned Wednesday that the country is facing a “real and credible” threat of cyber attacks from hostile criminals abroad which could potentially damage its critical infrastructure.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.