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Dropbox Brings In Outside Team To Investigate Possible Breach
2012-07-19 07:48:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cloud-storage company Dropbox has hired a team of outside experts to help investigate a spam attack targeted at its users that could be related to a possible breach. The firm said it had brought in the expert team late Tuesday night after many of its users began reporting spam being sent to email addresses specifically used for their Dropbox account. Such an event could indicate the company has been hacked. “We wanted...

2012-05-28 23:00:49

New reduced prices and increased performance of the Captcha Monster add-on. (PRWEB) May 28, 2012 Captcha codes are illegible letters and numbers, often colorful, blurry and jagged, that a user must enter to prove the user is not a robot. The theory is that robots will not be able to figure out what the Captcha code is, so the robot will not be able to access the website. One of the problems with Captcha codes is that they are illegible to humans and robots, so some find it a hassle to...

2010-06-30 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Leap Marketing Technologies Inc., launched its company, NuCaptcha, and the NuCaptcha Platform, a first-of-its-kind Captcha technology that uses video to determine if people are really human, not machines. Captchas perform a critical function on most sites and blogs in thwarting spambots from entering a site by pretending to be real people. Video offers the greatest advancement in Captcha technology since it was first introduced...

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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.