Archive for the ‘Computers’ Category

Alueron P2P Botnet 4.5 Million Strong

The Alueron botnet, also known as TDL or TDSS, has reached the 4.5 million-strong status. As well, it has been deemed “practically indestructible.” Coreflood, Rustock, and Waledac are all bots that were successfully disrupted by law enforcement. However, Alueron has made disruption very difficult. TDL-4, as it’s named, has been specifically designed to avoid destruction. […]

Nearly-Invisible Computing System

No, that’s not that giant penny. Yes, that’s a mm-scaled computing system. University of Michigan computer scientists and engineers, at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco, presented papers on two completely new computing systems: a prototype implantable eye pressure monitor for glaucoma patients and a compact radio for wireless sensor networks. This system […]

World’s Largest Supercomputer!

How much did your computer cost? No, I don’t mean the monitor and all, I’m talking just the computer. There is a new computer coming around town, and her name is Mira. This supercomputer is worth an estimated $50 million. Where are they going to put such an expensive piece of equipment? Well of course, […]

Microsoft’s Bing Plagiarizing Google?

At a Bing-sponsored event entitled “Farsight 2011,” an event that was meant to focus on improving the future of search engines, was met with some rather odd news on February 1st. Upon taking the stage, Google’s anti-webspam engineer Matt Cutts accused Bing of copying their search engine results. Search engines use complex algorithms in order […]

Malware production reaches record levels

Not too surprising, but McAffe has stated that the production of malware has reached a record level in the first six months of the year. The first half of the year saw 10 million new pieces of malicious code cataloged. Yikes. Serves as a reminder that we all need to be running good and up […]

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