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Countries Pay Hackers Big Money To Find Rival Flaws
2013-07-15 09:09:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Countries around the world are hiring hackers to find weaknesses in the computer networks of their adversaries, according to the New York Times. The Times report adds to the looming concern of the dangers and very real possibility of widespread cyberwarfare. The hackers in question are looking for vulnerabilities in software like Microsoft's Windows, which could act as a gateway for warring cyber soldiers to gain access to larger...

2013-04-12 23:04:06

The Office for Human Research Protections has noted that several prominent universities failed to tell more than one-thousand families participating in a government-backed oxygen level study that their premature babies were facing an increased risk for blindness or death, according to a New York Times report. The consent form that parents had to sign only warned that there was a potential for skin abrasions caused by the attaching of the devices, as well as a potential benefit of a baby not...

New York Times Claims It Was Attacked By Chinese Hackers
2013-01-31 07:08:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Late last October, the New York Times ran a story on the business dealings of the relatives of China´s Prime Minister. This investigation found that Wen Jaibo´s brother, daughter, son and even mother-in-law have acquired a total of at $2.7 billion between them, thanks to some “aggressive deal making.” Today, the Times is reporting that immediately after they published this story, Chinese hackers began...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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