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2011-03-25 07:15:00

Accusations were directed at hackers out of Iran for stealing identification data from a US computer security firm that would have allowed them to pass themselves off as popular websites such as Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and Skype. Analysis into the attempted attack suggests that it originated and was coordinated via Iranian servers. The impersonation of the sites would have let the hackers trick web users into thinking they were accessing the real services. "The incident got close to, but...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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