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LinkedIn Gets Slapped With Possible Class Action
2012-06-21 14:39:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com Turns out you can´t have an immense security breach without some kind of consequences. When millions of LinkedIn passwords were leaked earlier this month, one question appeared as a common refrain all over the Internet: “How did this happen?” As the news unfolded, it was discovered that LinkedIn was using a less-than-secure method to encrypt their data, something called an unsalted SHA-1 format. Many experts have called this kind of...

2009-10-05 16:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TRX, Inc. (Nasdaq: TRXI), a global technology company that develops and hosts software applications to process data records and automate manual processes, today announces the release of TRAVELTRAX v.6.0 to all hosted users. TRAVELTRAX is a suite of travel data management and business intelligence solutions delivered as hosted software with support services which transforms transaction data into actionable insights and enables our clients...

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2009-01-27 13:05:04

A team of University of Washington researchers released on Tuesday the first part of a public system that will authenticate video archives of interviews with prosecutors and other participants of the International Crime Tribunal for the Rwandan genocide.  Initial portions of the Rwandan archive will also be unveiled, according to a report in the New York Times. The system, whose digital technology will make it more difficult to misrepresent historical events in the future, seeks to...

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2008-12-30 10:05:00

Independent security researchers in California and researchers at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in the Netherlands, EPFL in Switzerland, and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in the Netherlands have found a weakness in the Internet digital certificate infrastructure that allows attackers to forge certificates that are fully trusted by all commonly used web browsers. As a result of this weakness it is possible to impersonate secure websites and email servers and to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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