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Hackers Find IP Addresses Of All Skype Users

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.A script was found on GitHub this past weekend that uses security holes in Skype to display a user's remote and local IP addresses.The script exploits a security hole in Skype 5.5 to fish out all IP information related to an individual...
Hackers Find IP Addresses Of All Skype Users
Hands-on with Aereo: $12 monthly broadcast TV with DVR live-streams in Safari for Mac and iOS
Gauss espionage malware phones home to same servers as Iran-targeting Flame

Next Ridiculous Idea To Stifle Online Speech: Irish Senator Says You Should Have To Pay To Post Online

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There's a lot of hand-wringing and moral panics around "anonymous commenters" online supposedly saying all sorts of nasty stuff. Of course, as we've discussed, some of the best comments in our own discussions seem to come from anonymous commenters. Yes, some leave some crazy comments, but anonymity by itself is...
Next Ridiculous Idea To Stifle Online Speech: Irish Senator Says You Should Have To Pay To Post Online
ICANN awarded control of internet's underlying address system for up to seven more years

How pretty is your IP? This site generates a color palette based on your IP address

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London design agency Strange has taken to the Web to ask a rather strange question: How pretty is your IP? While exploring how it could integrate “dynamic or living logos” into its new site, Strange realized that IP addresses consist of numbers ranging from 0 to 255 — just like RGB colors. That experiment led to Pretty IP....
How pretty is your IP? This site generates a color palette based on your IP address

Python 3.3 arrives with new yield expression

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Today the release of Python 3.3.0 was made official, with a couple new syntax features, a handful library modules, and several other improvements. According to Python.org’s site, the next version of the language, "includes a range of improvements of the 3.x series, as well as easier porting between 2.x and...
Python 3.3 arrives with new yield expression
Japanese police ask ISPs to start blocking Tor

Google criticizes Russian authorities over service blockages and non-transparent blacklisting procedures

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In less than a month since the Russian authorities created the blacklist of websites distributing illegal content, Google’s services have been put there and blocked several times. Since November 1, Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor can order local hosting providers and ISPs to block access to any website by putting it...
Google criticizes Russian authorities over service blockages and non-transparent blacklisting procedures

Filesharing Admin Arrested for Selling User Database

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Last November, Italian police (Guardia di Finanza) shut down a prominent network of five filesharing sites including ItalianShare.net. Together the sites had more than 300,000 users and carried 31,402 links to movies, music, TV shows, software and games indexed on BitTorrent, cyberlockers and eDonkey networks. This week the Italian fiscal...
Filesharing Admin Arrested for Selling User Database

5 ways your ISP’s failure to move to IPv6 could affect you

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Wednesday is World IPv6 Launch Day, a time when ISPs, major websites and network engineers will permanently flip the switch over a different form of addressing system. For the most part, the IPv6 transition will go unnoticed and few will care about what is an arcane and important element of...
5 ways your ISP’s failure to move to IPv6 could affect you
Hacker group leaks details of 1.6 million accounts tied to NASA, Federal Reserve, Interpol, and others

Network Access Controls for Your Cloud

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Today CloudPassage boosts security for your cloud-based servers by announcing an enhanced version of its Halo SaaS security tools called NetSec. The new version brings two-factor authentication methods for remote terminal access, as well as improvements to cloud firewall policy creation and management. As with earlier versions, the tools only...
Network Access Controls for Your Cloud

Princeton Report Identifies iPad DHCP Problem

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iPads are continuing to use IP addresses after their leases have expired.  ★ ...
Princeton Report Identifies iPad DHCP Problem

China main source of cyberespionage attacks in 2012

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Chinese IP addresses account for 30 percent of data breaches worldwide last year and 96 percent of these attacks were made for online espionage purposes, according to a new study....
China main source of cyberespionage attacks in 2012

Court Gives Canadians More Time To Fight Copyright Troll Voltage

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There has been a considerable amount of debate as to whether Canadian ISP TekSavvy should be doing more to protect its customer info from Voltage, the well-known copyright troll that is seeking subscriber information on thousands of IP addresses that allegedly shared infringing movies over BitTorrent. Though TekSavvy is still...
Court Gives Canadians More Time To Fight Copyright Troll Voltage

ICANN Keeps Control Over IANA Internet Root

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The U.S. NTIA has awarded ICANN the mandate to manage the assignment of IP addresses and the management of top-level domains until September 2015, the government......
ICANN Keeps Control Over IANA Internet Root

Pivotal piracy case could put copyright trolls out of business

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Association of American Publishers A Pennsylvania District Court judge seems to be fed up with copyright holders wasting the courts' time and resources, ordering an adult movie studio and five anonymous alleged copyright infringers to present their respective cases to court in a bellwether trial. Judge Michael Baylson has...
Pivotal piracy case could put copyright trolls out of business

Verizon refuses to give up customer info in pirate hunt

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The Internet service provider has expressed doubt that IP addresses are useful in the search is concerned privacy. [Read more]...
Verizon refuses to give up customer info in pirate hunt
Windows 8 SmartScreen leaves user data exposed, says researcher

The New Yorker unveils Strongbox, a tool for sources to submit files and tips anonymously

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As with most news organizations, a lot of the posts we publish start out as emailed tips from you, our dear readers. But some employees put their jobs on the line when they share info, which, as you might imagine, makes them reluctant to hit send. The New Yorker...
The New Yorker unveils Strongbox, a tool for sources to submit files and tips anonymously

Did Google Just Disable Privacy-Friendly Scroogle?

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(scroogle.org) Not long ago, Google changed its privacy policy to give itself more liberties with user data. Every time a major Internet company gets media attention for privacy issues, search volume goes way up on Scroogle, a little independent, nonprofit search engine. Scroogle scrapes its search results from Google, but...
Did Google Just Disable Privacy-Friendly Scroogle?
International spam botnet found to be infecting Android devices

Across the planet, broadband is getting faster & faster

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Click to view slideshow. When it comes to the Internet, the need for speed has never been higher, thanks to growing global reliance on connected platforms, services and devices. That need is aptly reflected in the data collected by Akamai for the latest edition of its State of the Internet...
Across the planet, broadband is getting faster & faster

US Government Extends ICANN's Mandate to Manage IANA for Six Months

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A U.S. government agency has extended ICANN's mandate to manage assignment of IP addresses and management of top-level domains for another six months, because......
US Government Extends ICANN's Mandate to Manage IANA for Six Months

China's Defense Ministry calls accusations of state-sponsored hacking groundless

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China's Ministry of National Defense on Wednesday refuted the accusations that the nation's military supports cyberespionage, and said a recent security report backing the claims used scientifically flawed evidence. The ministry made the statement after U.S. security firm Mandiant released a 74-page report documenting evidence, including IP addresses, that...
China's Defense Ministry calls accusations of state-sponsored hacking groundless

What makers of the 'learning thermostat' learned to redesign Nest

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The Nest thermostat debuted just over a year ago and was a blockbuster hit, selling out faster than Nest Labs could restock its supply several times. But that doesn’t mean the device was perfect. At GigaOM’s RoadMap event on Monday, the designer and founder of the internet-connected “learning” thermostat, Tony...
What makers of the 'learning thermostat' learned to redesign Nest

W3C Proposes Push API Specification

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The Internet runs on standards. Without standards, we wouldn’t have the Domain Name System (DNS) which resolves hostnames to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) which served up this very web page. Even web service APIs, which can vary wildly depending on the back-end service, depend...
W3C Proposes Push API Specification

The Pirate Bay evades ISP blockade with IPv6, can do it 18 septillion more times

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If you thought the RIAA and MPAA were a force to be reckoned with in the US, the last few months have shown that anti-piracy lobbying is alive and kicking in Europe, too. Over the last 9 months, the British, Dutch, Finnish, and Belgian judges and governments have begun forcing...
The Pirate Bay evades ISP blockade with IPv6, can do it 18 septillion more times
CloudFlare goes down for an hour, taking its 785K customers with it
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