Content tagged with Government
posted in May 2008
'State Of The Internet' Shows Attacks, Network Speeds Up
News  |  5/29/2008  | 
Attacks coming from 125 countries targeted 23 unique network ports, with the most malicious traffic coming from the United States and China, Akamai reports.
Senator Lieberman Wants Terrorist Videos Removed From YouTube
News  |  5/19/2008  | 
Islamic terrorist organizations use YouTube to distribute propaganda, attract followers, and provide weapons training, the senator said in a letter.
Crazy Rasberry Ants Menace Electronics In Houston
News  |  5/15/2008  | 
Local exterminators say the insects get into electrical outlets and boxes and are known to short out computer systems.
eBay Seller Faces 20-Year Sentence For Software Piracy
News  |  5/15/2008  | 
Investigators believe he created more than 40 fake seller IDs and PayPal accounts after capturing people's bank account information through a keystroke logger.
Brits Want Microsoft Office 2007 Expelled From Classrooms
News  |  5/13/2008  | 
Instead of Open XML, BECTA wants the EU to compel Microsoft to support open standards, such as the Open Document Format.
DARPA Plans Cyberwar 'Matrix'
News  |  5/8/2008  | 
The agency's National Cyber Range for cyberwar simulation would be similar to Star Trek's holodeck or a Snow Crash-style Metaverse.
Climate Researchers Tap 4,000-Chip IBM Supercomputer
News  |  5/8/2008  | 
Scientists will use the Bluefire computer to model drought patterns, agricultural seasons, global warming, and hurricane development.
Congressman Seeks Second Life Ban In Schools, Libraries
News  |  5/7/2008  | 
Illinois' Mark Kirk hopes to quash online sex predators lurking around the virtual world by reviving the 2006 Deleting Online Predators Act.
'Terrorists' Legal Team' Sues Abu Ghraib Contractors
News  |  5/6/2008  | 
The Center for Constitutional Rights alleges tech outsourcers at the Iraqi prison committed torture and other war crimes during a civilian interrogation.
Warez Site Operator Sentenced To 30 Months
News  |  5/1/2008  | 
Prosecutors said David Fish's sentencing is linked to the largest and most successful global criminal enforcement actions ever taken against organized piracy.


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