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2012-02-28 12:50:00

Arizona based advisory firm, Hawk Financial Group announces today the launch of version 2.0 of their proprietary modeling software. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Hawk Financial Group announced today that Stockhawk.net, financial advisory service and provider of highly optimized stock signals, has deployed version 2.0 of the modeling software responsible for generating buy and sell signals. Stockhawk.net uses a proprietary modeling system built on an evolutionary framework capable of...

After Extortion Attempt, Hacker Releases Symantec Source Code
2012-02-08 08:25:26

Source code belonging to Symantec Corporation that had been stolen in 2006 and held for ransom over the past month has been released by a group apparently associated with the hacking collective Anonymous. Symantec recently confirmed to CNET that law enforcement posing as employees of the antivirus firm had been in contact with a hacker known as Yamatough, who tried to get $50,000 out of the company to keep the code private. Negotiations, which transpired between the hacker and a person...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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