CNET News.com's story reported that a flood of data hammered several of the tracking servers for BitTorrent downloads.
ZDNet UK News' article say coders, who give up their spare time to contribute to open source projects, are the virtual equivalent of lifeboat men. This is according to latest research from Demos Britain's open-source software developers make a valuable contribution to society and the British economy through the high quality of their work, according to Demos.
Broadband Reports (BBR)'s news story and security forum thread mentioned Ben Edelman's exploit experiment yesterday morning. Users in BBR's security forum continued digging more deeply into the exploit itself. The exploit uses an IFRAME vulnerability in Internet Explorer to deliver the payload from compromised Apache web servers.
This BBC News' article says: "Although computer malfunctions remain the most common cause of file loss, data recovery experts say human behaviour still is to blame in many cases. They say that no matter how effective technology is at rescuing files, users should take more time to back-up and protect important files. The list of the top 10 global data disasters was compiled by recovery company Ontrack."
Here are some amusing and sad incidents the article listed:
This is Worth1000's answer to those who cannot get celebrities as their mates. There are 34 images of celebrities as cyborgs/robots.
FCW.com's article, titled "Finding Your Weakest Link", says interceptors are finding public- and private-sector wireless vulnerabilities. A Federal Computer Week team discovered that information and systems at many defense and civilian agencies are left exposed through wireless networks.