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2011-08-11 21:55:21

Evidence of web manipulation A growing number of illegal online pharmacies are flooding the web trying to sell dangerous unauthorized prescriptions, according to a new report from cybersecurity experts at Carnegie Mellon University. Report authors Nicolas Christin, associate director of the Information Networking Institute (INI) and a senior systems scientist at the INI and CyLab along with Nektarios Leontiadis from the Department of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP), and Tyler Moore from...

2011-08-11 14:04:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A growing number of illegal online pharmacies are flooding the Web trying to sell dangerous unauthorized prescriptions, according to a new report from cybersecurity experts at Carnegie Mellon University. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO) Report authors Nicolas Christin, associate director of the Information Networking Institute (INI) and a senior systems scientist at the INI and CyLab, Nektarios Leontiadis from the...

2011-06-15 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's Pradeep K. Khosla will participate in a panel, titled "Cybersecurity, Freedom and Policy," at the 21st Annual Conference on Computers, Freedom & Privacy: "The Future Is Now." The panel will explore the roles governments, companies, users and advocates can and should play in attempting to create a free and safe Internet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Khosla, a University Professor --...

2011-05-09 10:30:00

PITTSBURGH, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The number one federal government IT provider and one of the nation's leading research universities are teaming up to tackle the rapidly-changing world of cyber security. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today opened a new cyber lab space near the campus of Carnegie Mellon University, where the organizations will conduct joint research and development into concepts and technologies that could shape the future of cyber operations. "Government agencies...

2010-11-11 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH and NEW DELHI, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Solidifying their strategic partnership, the Shiv Nadar Foundation and Carnegie Mellon University today announced their intent to make Carnegie Mellon's world-class undergraduate programs in mechanical engineering and electrical and computer engineering more available to Indian students. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Under this landmark...


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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