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  • Dutch DigiNotar Servers Were Fully Hacked
    By on October 31, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    ChristW writes “The final report that was handed to the Dutch government today indicates that all 8 certificate servers of the Dutch company DigiNotar were fully hacked. (Report PDF in English.) Because the access log files were stored on the same servers, they cannot be used to find any evidence for or against intrusion. In fact, blatant falsification has been found in those log files. A series of so-far unused certificates has also been (more…)

  • Querrey shocks Djokovic in Paris
    By on October 31, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Novak Djokovic collapses to a three-set defeat by American Sam Querrey in the second round of the Paris Masters.

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  • VIDEO: Spurs fans squabble over shirt
    By on October 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Tottenham fans battle for Brad Friedel’s shirt following the 2-1 win over Southampton.

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  • Irked By Cyberspying, Georgia Outs Russia-based Hacker
    By on October 30, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    coondoggie writes “In one of the photos, the dark-haired, bearded hacker is peering into his computer’s screen, perhaps puzzled at what’s happening. Minutes later, he cuts his computer’s connection, realizing he has been discovered. In an unprecedented move, the country of Georgia — irritated by persistent cyber-spying attacks — has published two photos of a Russia-based hacker who, the Georgians allege, waged a persistent, (more…)

  • VIDEO: Terry captaincy is ‘wrong message’
    By on October 26, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor says John Terry remaining as Chelsea captain sends out the wrong message to those who have received abuse.

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  • Chinese Rare Earths Producer Suspends Output
    By on October 26, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    concealment writes “State-owned Baotou Steel Rare Earth (Group) Hi-tech Co. said in a statement released through the Shanghai Stock Exchange that it suspended production Tuesday to promote ‘healthy development’ of rare earths prices. It gave no indication when production would resume and phone calls to the company on Thursday were not answered. Beijing is tightening control over rare earths mining and exports to capture more of the profits (more…)

  • Karachi to host key cricket games
    By on October 21, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Pakistan is hosting its highest profile international cricket matches since militants attack the Sri Lankan team coach in 2009.

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  • ACM Queue Interviews Robert Watson On Open Source Hardware and Research
    By on October 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “ACM Queue interviews Cambridge researcher (and FreeBSD developer) Robert Watson on why processor designs need to change in order to better support security features like Capsicum — and how they change all the time (RISC, GPUs, etc). He also talks about the challenge of building a research team at Cambridge that could actually work with all levels of the stack: CPU design, operating systems, compilers, (more…)

  • $3,000 Tata Nano Car Coming To US
    By on October 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    walterbyrd writes “The Nano is currently powered by a 37 hp two-cylinder engine and lacks common safety features such as power steering, traction control and airbags. It was originally designed to compete in the Indian market against scooters and motorcycles. . . Along with added safety equipment, it’s likely the car will get a larger, less polluting engine for export markets. Unfortunately, that means the price will increase, as well, (more…)

  • Paralympic champion leaves club
    By on October 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    British Paralympic medallists Heather Frederiksen and Louise Watkin are searching for a new club after splitting from their coach.

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