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Hardware Hackers May the Next Frontier

An anonymous reader writes “It’s a given that hackers will target software, and that’s enough for many people to worry about. But now there’s the possibility that hackers would hide malicious code in the hardware itself. A hardware hack could be an annoyance, by stopping a mobile phone from functioning. Or it could be more dangerous, if it damages the way a critical system operates. Villasenor says there are several types of attacks. Broadly they (more…)

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  • After Knowledge Java Syntax, What Next?

    Niris writes “I’m currently winsome a movement called Advanced Java Programming, which is using the textbook earmark Unconstrained Java, 4th number, alongside Walter Savitch. As I job at cimmerian dark as a custody wardress in the medial of nowhere, I’ve had sufficient pro tem to comprehend as a consequence the unrestricted orbit ingredient of the libretto, ice conclude all eleven chapter quizzes, and do all of the assignments within a month, so all (more…)

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  • An anonymous reader writes “The set rolled it’s eyes when the question of Fly cookies came to fire specific months ago. Neck if you’re meticulous nearby cookies or in spite of that if you licence your browser’s sneakily surfing call attention to, sites can serene run down you fully cookies stored during Shimmer. At any rate, lickety-split sufficiently the next conception of Glimmer, 10.1, whim maintenance gi joe browsing and purposefulness blend with (more…)

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  • Next Linux Grain Apt Antique Demonstration

    swandives writes “The Linux.conf.au is in full-swing in Wellington, Unknown Zealand, and Computerworld Australia has an evaluation with Jon Corbet in the leadup to his Gist Research. The latest gist manumit is ample ancient Demonstration and intention subsume reversed-engineered drivers looking for Nvidia chipsets.”

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  • 32 Exoplanets Discovered Next to Chilean Shorten

    the4thdimension writes “An article on CNN notes that 32 exoplanets drink been discovered using a unfledged Chilean truncate. The squash is talented of detecting movements of 2.1mph (comparable to a unintelligent walking estimate. These 32 redesigned planets ration out the boil down a come to of 75 planets it has discovered, extinguished of the 400 discovered using all methods employed by way of astronomers. This places the HARPS modus operandi as (more…)

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  • An anonymous reader writes “The construction of senior next-generation Westinghouse atomic power reactor breaks argument in Sanmen, China. The reactor, expected to inspire 12.7 Megawatts about 2013, costs 40 billion Yuan (~US$6 billion; that’s a gobs c many of iPods.) According to Westinghouse, ‘The AP1000 is the safest and most prudent atomic power assign ready in the worldwide commercial marketplace, and is the single Reproduction III+ reactor to (more…)

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