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The Pirate Bay Suffers DDoS Attack
2012-05-17 04:19:44

The hackers are at it again, this time aiming their DDoS cannons at popular torrent site Pirate Bay. While it may seem ironic for hackers to take down a site dedicated to pirating, some say these attacks may be an act of vengeance and retaliation, as Pirate Bay recently criticized a group of hackers for attacking the UK ISP Virgin Mobile. The DDoS (Or Distributed Denial of Service) attack against the torrent site lasted at least 24 hours before the site was knocked out of commission....

2012-05-08 23:01:10

The new Twister jar joins impressive list of industry-changing Blendtec® innovations. Designed for blending the thickest recipes, the Twister jar serves the needs of a foodservice industry that´s on the lookout for new ways to cater to customers´ evolving tastes. Orem, UT (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 Blendtec announces the availability of its latest innovation to the commercial blending world: the Twister jar. Designed for blending the thickest recipes, the Twister jar serves the...

2012-05-08 23:01:09

Blendtec raises the bar for commercial and food service blending once again with the upcoming release of the new Stealth blender — the quietest, most advanced commercial blender in the world. Orem, UT (PRWEB) May 07, 2012 Blendtec is pleased to announce the upcoming release of its new Stealth blender, the quietest, most advanced commercial blender available. “The Stealth blender makes smoothies at the decibel level of normal conversation,” said Tom Dickson, Blendtec...

Anonymous Targets UK Gov't Websites in So-Called 'Digital Protest'
2012-04-09 04:37:31

After claiming responsibility for attacks on the Home Office and 10 Downing Street websites overnight Saturday into Sunday, members of the Anonymous hacking collective have vowed that they will target different British Government websites for disruption each weekend, various media outlets have reported. According to BBC News reports on Sunday, the homepage of the Home Office (the UK government agency in charge of immigration, passports, drug policy, crime, police and counter-terrorism)...

Anonymous Brings Down 485 Chinese Websites
2012-04-05 13:52:14

The hacktivist group known as Anonymous has reportedly defaced hundreds of Chinese government websites, alerting visitors and citizens of the Internet filter in the country. The hackers reportedly targeted government sites, its official agencies, trade groups, as well as other organizations and sites. The group posted hoards of emails and phone numbers on Pastebin, as well as instructions on how to bypass the "Great Firewall of China," a term given to the filter the country uses to keep...

2011 Was A Big Year For Hacktivists
2012-03-22 13:17:17

Verizon unveiled on Thursday that hacktivist groups like Anonymous stole about 100 million Internet user's data in 2011. Verizon said in its annual Data Breach Investigations Report on Thursday that of the 177 million records stolen by hackers in 2011, 100 million were taken by a hacktivist group. According to the report, half of the 177 million records stolen were specifically from the Anonymous hacktivist group. Verizon said that 2011 was the second-highest year of data loss that...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.