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2012-08-08 20:58:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There´s an old saying about a fence which was once widely universal, suggesting that these safeguards only kept the good people off of your property or out of your house. Though a bit pessimistic in nature, the truth contained within is hard to deny: Those who are inclined to engage in some sort of criminality will do it, fences be damned. So, in a world where simple key combinations are translated to ones and zeros to build a...

Trouble In The Cloud?
2012-08-05 06:11:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consumer electronics weblog Gizmodo was the victim of a sophisticated cyberattack in which a hacker was able to gain access to one of their social media accounts by first cracking into the iCloud account of a former contributor, various media outlets reported over the weekend. According to Emil Protalinski of ZDNet, the Gawker Media-owned website had their Twitter account hacked into Friday by a group identifying themselves as...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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