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Anonymous Takes Down Vatican Website
2012-03-08 12:36:03

The notorious hacking group Anonymous took down several Vatican websites on Wednesday, calling the Catholic Church "corrupt." The group took down www.vatican.va, as well as several Vatican-related sites including that of its newspaper. The hackers said it decided to take down the sites in "response to the doctrine, to the liturgies, to the absurd and anachronistic concepts that your for-profit organization spreads around the world." "This attack is not against the Christian religion...

Anonymous Targets Panda Labs Following Lulzsec Arrests
2012-03-08 05:37:31

A website belonging to antivirus software and Internet security firm Panda Security was targeted by members of the hacking collective Anonymous Tuesday in what various media outlets are calling retaliation for the arrest of five members of the Lulzsec group earlier this week. According to BBC News reports Wednesday, the hackers identified themselves as members of AntiSec, a collaborative cybercrime effort involving members of both Lulzsec and Anonymous, targeted "the website of Panda Labs'...

Failed Anonymous Attack On Vatican Analyzed By Security Firm
2012-03-01 12:24:35

Imperva, a data-protection firm, claims it was able to use Anonymous' failed Vatican attack to unveil the structure behind the hacktivist group's methods. Researchers at the firm had advance warning of the attack, so they were able to watch it closely as the group began to attempt to take down their target. "The thing that distinguishes hacktivism from financially motivated attackers is that they're loud and they preannounce," Amichai Shulman, CTO of Imperva, said in a meeting at a...

Texting Can Have A Negative Effect On Linguistics
2012-02-17 09:03:20

A new study finds that people who send frequent text messages may have linguistic problems when trying to interpret and accept words. The study, conducted by Joan Lee, M.A. of University of Calgary, revealed that people who texted more were less accepting of new words. And those who read more traditional print media such as newspapers and magazines, were more accepting of the same words. For the study, Lee asked university students about their reading habits, including text messages,...

CIA Website Among Anonymous Hacking Targets Friday
2012-02-11 07:08:54

Hackers affiliated with Anonymous are claiming responsibility for cyberattacks that forced the CIA public website offline Friday, as well as exposing personal information obtained from Alabama court records, various media outlets reported early Saturday morning. According to the Associated Press (AP), the attack left cia.gov inaccessible for nine hours. Erin Smith of the Boston Herald initially reported that it was "unclear" whether or not Anonymous was responsible. "A Twitter post...

Anonymous Posts Phone Call Of FBI And Scotland Yard Online
2012-02-03 12:32:56

The notorious hacker group Anonymous said on Friday that it had intercepted and recorded a sensitive phone call between the FBI and Scotland Yard. The group claims it recorded a 15-minute-long recording of a January 17 conference call devoted to tracking and prosecuting members of both Anonymous, and its spin-off group LulzSec. Anonymous accessed the call by using a dial-in code and password from an email sent by an FBI member. The FBI said in a statement that the phone call "was...

2012-01-18 14:00:00

Award by foodservice industry consultants adds to blender manufacturer´s accolades. Orem, Utah (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 Blendtec® has earned the prestigious 2011 Best-In-Class Award for beverage blenders, as voted by Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Magazine´s consultants survey. The October 2011 issue of Foodservice Equipment & Supplies Magazine listed the year´s top foodservice brands as determined by foodservice operators, dealers and consultants. FE&S...

2012-01-11 08:00:00

The Experience Gendex team presents a first at the GNYDM – a Flash Mob performance on the exhibit hall floor. The attention-grabbing event amazed and entertained the meeting attendees. Hatfiled, PA (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 Gendex is excited to announce that it successfully staged a Flash Mob event at the Greater New York Dental Meeting in November. This activity is yet another one-of-a-kind endeavor of the Experience Gendex North American Tour that showcases new and existing...

2011-12-06 11:30:00

As another year of celebrity breakdowns and new one-hit wonders comes to an end, OnlineSchools.com reflects on the ten best claims to fame, in the form of an Internet meme. From Charlie Sheenâs taste of tigerâs blood to the crude honey badger who climbed his way to the front pages of Huffington Post and Funny or Die, this year brought quite a humorous challenge for the next to top. Foster City, Calif. (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 OnlineSchools.com, a digital resource...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.