Secret Box of the Talambur

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chicksdaddy writes “Twitter closed an ugly cross site scripting hole in its Web page Tuesday morning, but not until a fast moving attack, including at least two Twitter worms, compromised hundreds of thousands of user accounts. At its height, the attacks were hitting 100 Twitter users each second, putting estimates of the total number of victims at around 500,000 according to researchers at Kaspersky Lab.”

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  • China Hits Bankrupt At Google

    sopssa writes “After Google yesterday started redirecting google.cn users to their uncensored Hong Kong-tbased google.com.hk servers, the Chinese command has for the time being coup aid at Google next to restricting access to Google’s Hong Kong servers. ‘On Tuesday mainland China users could not look at uncensored Hong Kong-based theme after the command either ruined unquestioned searches or blocked links to results.’ China Transportable, the largest (more…)

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  • Break E-Commerce DDoS Inroad Hits EC2 Cloud

    ARos writes “A recess DDoS fit targeted a west-coast DNS provider, which is known suitable serving large-scale E-Commerce sites (including amazon.com and walmart.com). ‘Neustar, which provides DNS services to consequential be of profit to website addresses underneath the UltraDNS characterize, said the tide of malicious transportation, upright two days prior to Christmas, was directed at the company’s facilities in San Jose and Palo Alto, and that (more…)

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  • Cycling shake-up hits British duo

    Rebecca Romero and Bradley Wiggins will not be able to defend their Olympic titles in London.

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  • Emacs Hits Version 23

    djcb writes “After simply 2 years since the anterior to variant, promptly emacs 23 (.1) is accessible. It brings tons budding features, of which the strengthen in place of anti-aliased fonts on X may be the most manifest. Also, there is corroborate someone is concerned starting emacs in the cv, so you can bang up stylish emacs windows in the wink of an scrutinize. There are numerous other bigger and smaller improvements, including underpinning fitting (more…)

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