Invisible world

The 7 people who can restart the Internet
[ 2010-09-16 12:55:47 | By: grinder ]

  The 7 people who can restart the Internet

  By Michael Hardy

  ICANN picks the team that will reignite the fire shoud it go out

  Call them this era's Magnficent Seven. Seven people around the world hold the keys to the Internet, uniquely charged to restart the global network should a terrorist attack, hacking event or other calamity put it out of commission.

  The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers developed the plan and chose the seven keyholders, according to a report at Each person holds only part of the key. and five of them must come together to restart the servers that power the heart of the Internet.

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The end of online privacy 
[ 2010-08-13 16:02:09 | By: grinder ]
The end of online privacy

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[ 2010-04-16 14:44:16 | By: grinder ]
Study: Frequent password changes are useless
[ 2010-04-16 09:37:32 | By: grinder ]
Study: Frequent password changes are useless
By Christopher Null
.Users hate them. They're a massive headache to network administrators. But IT departments often mandate them nonetheless: regularly scheduled password changes — part of a policy intended to increase computer security.

Now new research proves what you've probably suspected ever since your first pop-up announcing that your password has expired and you need to create a new one. This presumed security measure is little more than a big waste of time, the Boston Globe reports.

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[ 2010-04-05 15:41:34 | By: grinder ]
Microsoft hurries out patch for Internet Explorer hole
[ 2010-03-30 16:25:44 | By: grinder ]
Microsoft hurries out patch for Internet Explorer hole

Mon Mar 29, 10:06 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Microsoft on Tuesday will release an emergency patch for a weakness hackers are exploiting in earlier versions of its Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser software.


"We recommend that customers install the update as soon as it is available," the US software titan said in a message posted Monday at its security response center website.

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Real time disaster alert map of North America
[ 2010-03-02 08:41:54 | By: grinder ]
[ 2010-01-16 00:37:26 | By: grinder ]
[ 2010-01-06 22:36:25 | By: grinder ]

[ 2010-01-05 20:06:20 | By: grinder ]

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