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Category: Computers

North Korea not behind the Sony attacks?

Oh, this could be embarrassing. It seems Norse Security, discussed in a previous post, has found evidence that the extensive cyber attacks on Sony Pictures Entertainment were instigated by one […]

Watch worldwide cyber attacks in progress

I’m no expert and can’t begin to explain everything about this live map from Norse IPViking, an Internet security operation. But it shows the many cyber attacks going on around the world right […]

Christmas with the Lizard Squad

Interesting Christmas here, and across much of the country. DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks by a hacker group called Lizard Squad have made Xbox Live and the Playstation Network […]

Enough! Release ‘The Interview’!

  This morning the state-owned North Korean news agency said US claims that North Korea is behind the attacks on Sony are groundless slander and offered a joint investigation: “As the […]

Hackers win, Sony cancels film release

For the record, I’m furious at all those theater chains (Carmike, AMC, Cineplex, Regal, etc.) that announced today they wouldn’t show The Interview in their theaters. And I’m furious at Sony for […]

Passwords and the secrets they contain

These days it seems the tentacles of technology reach into every corner of our lives, leaving us struggling to maintain our privacy and protect our secrets. And for most of […]

Hey, Google has a timer

Did you know Google has a timer function? I wasn’t aware of it until I stumbled across a video on Business Insider, “5 Awesome Google Features You Didn’t Know About.” All you […]