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IPOWER, Develops Green Practices Site

29 July, 2015 – 4:33 pm |

Web hosting services for people and home businesses, IPOWER, has displayed a 100% carbon neutral web site featuring a recently designed layout, to provide simpler access to its tools, services and offerings.   We would have liked to give them a chance to cut back their carbon footprint by hosting their sites on servers powered […]

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Social Networks Suffer Downtime After DDos Attack

29 July, 2015 – 4:39 am |

A few social networking sites including Twitter, Facebook and LiveJournal suffered passing outages early Thu. morning after being hit by a denial-of-service attack, according to the site’s operators. The site shortly confirmed that it was experiencing a DDos attack and reported at 11:21 am EST that it had resumed service. Netcraft and Pingdom both let slip that the site was down for approximately 3 hours. Company Head honcho Biz Stone addressed the assault and outage in a blog post Thursday morning:.

“On this otherwise chuffed Thu. morning, Twitter is the target of a denial of service attack. Attacks like this are malevolent efforts orchestrated to interrupt and make not available services like online banks, card payment gateways, and in this example, Twitter for intended consumers or users. We are protecting in contrast attack now and will continue to update our standing blog as we continue to protect and later investigate.

Other social community sites,eg Facebook and LiveJournal, suffered temporary, intermittent outages as a consequence of a DDos attack. Facebook was allegedly down at 9:45 am EST, but was ready to load right after with some small problems with posting standing updates and internal links.

Earlier on, sites in the Gawker Media network, which hosts many popular blogs, experienced DDoS-related outages. The Washington Post reported in May on the up to date rise in giant DDos attacks pervading the web.

Afilias joins Chinese Domain Name Consortium

28 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

According to its Thu. statement, Afilias will work with the CDNC to coordinate and collaborate with other registries to reach Chinese language Net users with IDN technology. With the objective of harmonizing, promoting and self-regulating registry operations and services of Chinese domain names, CDNC was established in two thousand by 4 Network Info Centers in […]

Man Arrested for Domain Name Theft

28 July, 2015 – 4:34 am |

Twenty-five-year-old Daniel Goncalves of New Jersey became the 1st person in the state to be arrested for domain name burglary.  Goncalves reportedly sold the domain to Mark Madsen, a forward for the NBA’s L. A. Clippers, who did not know the domain was robbed. After checking with the company Go Father domain account, it discovered […]

VeriSign and Mozilla Respond to SSL Security Loophole

22 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

Presented last week by security mavens Dan Kaminsky of IOActive and independent analyst Moxie Marlinspike, the null characters threat lets an assailant use the null characters inserted in some SSL certificates to deceive just about all conventional browsers into believing it is another site. According to VeriSign’s statement, none of VeriSign’s SSL Certificates are issued […]

Google Presents Winners of 2009 Online Marketing Challenge

22 July, 2015 – 4:32 am |

Search engine, Google, latterly held its 2nd Google Online Selling Challenge – a world school competition, launched last year, that gives undergraduate and post grad scholars hands-on exposure to online promoting. Working with their professors, groups received the equivalent of US$200 to spend on Google AdWords advertising, then worked with a local enterprise to create […]

5 Loans to run from

21 July, 2015 – 4:33 am |

As the liquidity crisis picks up steam and banks increasingly cut credit lines and reject financing, consumers with dickey credit people who have a credit report of almost 660 or lower are left with few favorable lending options. But if they are ready to pay out — say by shouldering triple-digit rates or stern penalties […]

Afilias Secures Domains from BIND 9 Flaw

16 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

Afilias’ network and buyers are guarded by its DNS variety methodology, which avoids single points of failure like sole dependance on a single DNS resolution software like BIND. “Afilias has an elemental security method in place across our DNS operations that integrates variety at each layer of our infrastructure,” Afilias executive VP and chief technology […]

Second Quarter 2009 Financials Released by Google

15 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

Search engine, Google, has released the company’s economic results, for the period ending as of June thirty, 2009. Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google discussed ”Google had a particularly good quarter, particularly given the continuing macro-economic downturn. While the majority of the world’s biggest economies shrank, Google’s year-over-year revenues were up three percent. These results emphasize […]

Motorola Earnings Jump

14 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

Among obviously lower sales and sluggish requirement for its cell telephones, Motorola saw a dramatic boost in takings for quarter two.  The company on Thu. reported net profit of $26 million, or 1 cent a share, for the period ended July four, compared with $4 million for 2008’s 2nd quarter. The jump in revenues stunned […]

Motorola Hoping Android Can Help its business

14 July, 2015 – 4:32 am |

Apple is at present king of the smartphone world. The classic iPhone has doubled in market share since 2008, rising to 10.8 p.c in the 1st quarter of 2009 from 5.3 p.c in 2008, according to Gartner. But Apple might be in for a Microsoft moment. Just as a powerful stream of well-heeled rivals like […]

PS3 , PSP, Wii see Lower Sales

13 July, 2015 – 4:34 pm |

Sony latest takings show that it remains hammered by the worldwide recession and robust yen, suffering a loss of $390.5 million in the quarter that finished June thirty.  The bright spot was Sony’s motion picture division, which saw a 6.5 % boost that was mostly due to the comparatively robust showing of “Angels & Demons” […]

Whats in Yahoo’s Future?

13 July, 2015 – 4:33 am |

Yahoo’s long nightmare is over, having eventually offloaded its search business to Microsoft after years of rumours, talks and reversals. Now all it’s got to do is work out what comes next. A new age at Yahoo started the minute Chairman Carol Bartz signed the forms turning over a right to conduct searches on Yahoo’s […]

Apple and CES?

12 July, 2015 – 4:34 pm |

The WSJ has added a correction to its story : “Correction : it’s not clear whether Apple will attend the 2010 electronics Show.  This post formerly said that Apple would attend.”. We’ve heard tons of speculation about the chance of Apple attending the big CES trade show in Jan , but The WSJ is reporting […]

How Madoff Eluded SEC

12 July, 2015 – 4:35 am |

A barrister for victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme announces the banker told him in a four 1 / 2-hour jail interview lots of details about the crime, including how it took place and how stocks regulators missed catching him. The San Francisco counsel, Joseph Cotchett, stated that he intended to use what he learned […]

Twitters got a Facelift

11 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

Dear Person Who Continually Tweets About What she or he Is Eating For Breakfast,. Now go drown your sorrows in a bottle of delicious maple syrup that you’re about to pour on that giant heap of blueberry pancakes. “Helping folk access Twitter in more applicable and helpful techniques on first introduction lowers the barrier to […]

More Microsoft n Yahoo

11 July, 2015 – 4:34 am |

Microsoft’s search deal with Yahoo is the fruits of months of well documented talks, but in a number of ways, it is only the start of the long road ahead. In the approaching months, Microsoft and Yahoo will not just need to win licensing permission for the deal, but also work out the way to […]

Control iPhone via SMS

10 July, 2015 – 4:35 am |

Analysts have discovered a technique to take total control over an iPhone only by sending special SMS messages and demonstrated it on my iPhone at the Black Hat security meeting on Wed. . Though an assailant could exploit the hole to make calls, thieve information, send texts, and do essentially anything that I should do […]

iPhone Security Threat

9 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

I just got my new iPhone 3GS yesterday and the very first thing I did with it was get it jailbroken, just how I handled my iPhone 3G. On this occassion, it wasn’t actually because I was in major need of any additional functionality ( the 3GS now can do video recording out of the […]

Open Source’s Effect on the Cloud

9 July, 2015 – 4:33 am |

Establishment IT often behaves like the group of youths I advise on a regular basis as an element of my church responsibilities : “Damn the future, let’s live for the present. Stephen O’Grady offers a sharp critique of this short sighted tendency in enterprise IT, particularly as it relates to the cloud:. Much like Apple […]

Microsoft n Yahoo

8 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

Backers panned Yahoo’s search and advertising deal with Microsoft on Wed. , sending Yahoo’s stock down 12 p.c. IDC’s researchers called it a “strategic mistake. But here’s what’s good about it : After a year and a twelve public ditching, behind-the-scenes drama, and dysfunctional communications thru leaks to the press, Microsoft and Yahoo now can […]

iDisk finally comes to the iPod, iPhone

8 July, 2015 – 4:35 am |

After more than a month of waiting, Apple has eventually brought its MobileMe iDisk application to iPod and iPhone users.  Originally said during Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Meeting in early July, the free iDisk app offers users of Apple’s MobileMe service a method to access files they, or their MobileMe contacts have stored on Apple’s servers. […]

misplaced ‘&’ caused latest IE exploit

7 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

A security hole in Net Explorer that opened the browser to hackers since early July was caused by a single typo in Microsoft’s code. An errant ampersand ( “&” ) took the blame for the exploit, admitted Microsoft in a blog revealed Tues. at its Security Development Lifecycle ( SDL ) site. Michael Howard, a […]

Sensitive Data Leaked

7 July, 2015 – 4:33 am |

Sensitive files like Secret Service safehouse locations, army rosters, and IRS tax returns can still be found on file-sharing networks, according to a brief to a US House of Members board on Wed.  In several cases, that’s because govt staff or contractors installed p-2-p software on their PCs without listening to which documents would be […]

all-time high for Spam and malware

6 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

McAfee’s Avert Laboratories asserts spam recorded in the second quarter shot up eighty % compared to quarter 1 of the year. This follows a quick reprieve from spam following last year’s shutdown of the McColo ISP. June alone saw the biggest quantity of spam recorded by McAfee, surpassing the prior monthly high in October by […]

Military goes electric

4 July, 2015 – 4:35 pm |

The Large three of Detroit are not the sole ones singing the praises of electrical automobiles this week. The US military on Mon. expounded an initiative to doubtless replace up to 28,000 gas-powered automobiles at more than 155 armed forces installations with Neighborhood Electrical Vehicles ( NEVs ) in the approaching years. NEVs are not […]

Code Management

4 July, 2015 – 4:33 am |

For a long time at ScribbleWiki we had no revision control system in place, directly uploading all the edits to the server, and having a many different folders and a lot of copies of files.  And having one could of stopped many problems.  We deal a lot with MediaWiki’s extensions build by the community and […]

Universal Edit Button

3 July, 2015 – 4:32 pm |

ScribbleWiki is glad to announce that we have finally added the Universal Edit Button.  This was officially released in May, we just haven’t quite had time to get it in place until now. Below is a picture of how it looks in Firefox, you just need to install the Firefox extension and then on any […]