BreakingPoint is the standard by which the world’s governments, enterprises, and service providers measure and harden the resiliency of their network and data center infrastructures. BreakingPoint’s patented network processor-driven architecture powers the world’s first and only Cyber Tomography Machine (CTM) to expose previously impossible-to-detect stress fractures within network and data center infrastructure components before they are exploited to compromise customer data, corporate assets, brand reputation, and even national security
Archive for 2010/09/28
Tech companies, activists meet to tackle ‘Net censorship – International “Internet at Liberty” conference sponsored by Google.Posted: 2010/09/28 in Blocking, Education / Awareness, Filtering, Google
“We apply the same policies that we always have, whereby we filter for violence, hate, and pornography. As a result, if you’re typing for something that may not be appropriate for certain people to see, you won’t see results until you press enter.”Posted: 2010/09/28 in Education / Awareness, Filtering, Google
Google Instant search: no porn or violence
Will provide Ku space segment bandwidth and bandwidth management services
The “Nazi punks” in question are the US Pentagon’s Department of Defense, and the books in question are the 10,000 first-run copies of the new memoir “Operation Dark Heart,” which the Department of Defense bought and promptly burned on September 20.
The U.S. streaming-only option would allow users to sign up for access to “Watch Instantly,” but not its DVD delivery service. All Netflix subscriptions currently provide access to its streaming library, but the cheapest option in the U.S. is now $8.99 per month, which allows users to check out 1 DVD at a time.
It’s the DVD screener pirates that Aurora CineStreem has taken aim at with what the company calls a “Aurora CineStreem Professional Set-Top Box,” a small set-top with five layers of encryption to prevent pirates ripping the encrypted content – which isn’t stored on a physical disk, but streamed in an encrypted format from a remote server.
Under the program, consumers would pay $20 to $30 to watch digital copies of movies that were released in theaters just 30-60 days prior, and weeks or months before they’re released on DVD, Blu-ray and pay-per-view.
Rapid growth in digital music downloads has ground to a halt in the US, suggesting that the MP3 market is reaching saturation point.
BRAVIA Internet Video is a popular feature of Sony TVs, allowing instant online access to an unparalleled range of entertainment services such as YouTube™, catch-up TV platforms and movies. Now Sony opens it up to any room with the launch of the SMP-N100, a compact ‘Network Media Player’ unit also offering Wi-Fi connection to a home network, and DLNA compatibility to stream a wide range of audio and video content.
Long awaited in the industry, the Spamhaus Whitelist allows internet mail servers to separate incoming email traffic into 3 categories: Good, Bad and Unknown, allowing mail server operators to block known bad email traffic, let known good email traffic pass safely, and heavily filter unknown email sources.
The Spamhaus Whitelist is intended for email from qualified corporations such as banks, accounting firms, law firms, airlines; from medical centers & government agencies, and transactional email from automated billing systems, ecommerce servers, online banking and booking systems. It is designed to enable special and priority handling by email servers of important email from senders who are known to be extremely unlikely to ever send spam.
The benefit is better, faster and infinitely safer spam filtering.
Full article: http://www.spamhaus.org/news.lasso?article=662
Kaspersky Lab’s experts believe that Stuxnet manifests the beginning of the new age of cyber-warfarePosted: 2010/09/28 in Cybercrime, Education / Awareness
Christopher Allen Lewis, a.k.a. “EBK,” 20, of Newark, Delaware, and Michael Paul Nebel, a.k.a. “Slacker,” 28, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, were sentenced today to 18 months in prison for conspiring to disrupt service at Comcast corporation’s http://www.comcast.net website, on May 28 and 29, 2008, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.
Broadband and phone operator TalkTalk UK has criticised Ofcom’s recent proposal to allow KC ( Karoo ), the incumbent telecoms operator and ISP for Hull and East Riding in Yorkshire, to bundle its services. The ISP called Ofcom’s plan an “admission of defeat“, with similar concerns being expressed by other providers, including Fibrestream and Nexus Telecommunications.
Controversial solicitors firm ACS:Law UK (Andrew Crossley), which last week had all of its dirty email communication laundry leaked across the internet (here), is now facing more problems after Privacy International (PI) announced that it would take legal action against the firms breach of sensitive personal details.
Today BitTorrent Inc. announced two new Apps for uTorrent, one in collaboration with the organization that hosts the TED conferences and another that allows users to discover free music. The latter App is the winner of the uTorrent App developer challenge. It’s coded by Steven Viola who happened to have just released a TV-app through which users can download and subscribe to shows published on EZTV.
The Supreme Court of Canada rules on Crookes vs Newton, the freedom of speech case that’s due to be heard in Ottawa on December 7.
It’ll create a legal precedent which’ll make it clear to everyone, everywhere Canada is indeed a place where freedom and openness are alive and well.
Federal law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations for the Internet, arguing that their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is “going dark” as people increasingly communicate online instead of by telephone.