Feds Are Suspects in New Malware That Attacks Tor Anonymity. Photo: Andrewfhart / Flickr Security researchers tonight are poring over a piece of malicious software that takes advantage of a Firefox security vulnerability to identify some users of the privacy-protecting Tor anonymity network.
The malware showed up Sunday morning on multiple websites hosted by the anonymous hosting company Freedom Hosting. That would normally be considered a blatantly criminal “drive-by” hack attack, but nobody’s calling in the FBI this time. The FBI is the prime suspect. “It just sends identifying information to some IP in Reston, Virginia,” says reverse-engineer Vlad Tsyrklevich. If Tsrklevich and other researchers are right, the code is likely the first sample captured in the wild of the FBI’s “computer and internet protocol address verifier,” or CIPAV, the law enforcement spyware first reported by WIRED in 2007. The code has been used sparingly in the past, which kept it from leaking out and being analyzed or added to anti-virus databases.
I.nconspicuo.us. For the past year or so, I’ve been doing work on an Asus 1000HE EeePC.
Well, its no longer “working” for me. Don’t get me wrong… it’s a great little netbook.. probably one of the best made still to this day. It’s got excellent battery life, pretty quick, lightweight, and very small. But as a computer programmer and web developer, I just need something (literally) bigger. But not too big. I just want a laptop I can quickly throw in my bag and take to the coffee shop, and yet which has a big enough screen to actually get some business done on it. I was sort of surprised to see that in terms of hardware layout and “slickness” (pure coolness factor), there weren’t many companies trying to compete. So without further ado… the best “PC Air” that I found is the Toshiba Portege R835-P56X.
Let’s take a look at the specs compared to the Macbook Air… keying in on the most important features. Portability / Size Now lets take a look at the power aspect. Power Price Highly Rated Accessories.
Money. Instrc Stratgy- Brainstorming. What is Brainstorming?
Brainstorming is a large or small group activity which encourages children to focus on a topic and contribute to the free flow of ideas. The teacher may begin by posing a question or a problem, or by introducing a topic. Students then express possible answers, relevant words and ideas. Contributions are accepted without criticism or judgement. Initially, some students may be reluctant to speak out in a group setting but brainstorming is an open sharing activity which encourages all children to participate. Teachers should emphasize active listening during these sessions. What is its purpose? How can I do it? In a small or large group select a leader and a recorder (they may be the same person). It is important for the teacher to: Establish a warm, supportive environment. How can I adapt it? Use this procedure to plan a classroom activity such as a research project, a field trip, a concert or a party. Assessment and Evaluation Considerations Teacher Resources.
Instrc Stratgy - Webbing. What is Webbing?
Webbing is a method of visually representing relationships among ideas, concepts or events. During this procedure, ideas and information are explored and organized. The resulting web or pattern of relationships is determined by the participants' knowledge and previous experiences, and by the purpose for webbing. What is its purpose? To develop students' ability to perceive relationships among ideas, concepts or events to generate and organize ideas prior to, or after, reading, writing or researching to encourage students to recall prior knowledge and experiences to increase students' knowledge and vocabulary in all subjects How can I do it?
Topics to be webbed must be relevant to classroom learning experiences and students' interests. Example: (Saskatchewan Education English Language Arts, June 1992) How can I adapt it? Webbing can reveal the extent of students' knowledge about topics of study or interest. Assessment & Evaluation Considerations Teacher Resources. Instrc Stratgy - Categorizing.
What is Categorizing?
Categorizing involves grouping objects or ideas according to criteria that describe common features or the relationships among all members of that group. This procedure enables students to see patterns and connections; it develops students' abilities to manage or organize information. What is its purpose? To provide an opportunity to share existing knowledge and understanding to extend students' thinking and understanding by requiring them to organize ideas and incorporate new ones to encourage students to practice acceptance and understanding of diverse ideas and viewpoints to demonstrate that information can be grouped or classified in more than one way How can I do it?
Introductory categorization procedures should focus on concrete objects such as toys or materials readily available in the classroom. How can I adapt it? In kindergarten and grade 1 classrooms, categorize students' names, their preferences, objects and classroom labels . Teachers Resources. Instrc Stratgy - Story Mapping. What is Story Mapping?
A story map is a visual depiction of the settings or the sequence of major events and actions of story characters. This procedure enables students to relate story events and to perceive structure in literary selections. By sharing personal interpretations of stories through illustrations, students increase their understanding and appreciation of selections. Story maps can be used as frameworks for storytelling or retelling, and as outlines for story writing. What is its purpose? To enhance students' interpretative abilities by enabling them to visualize story characters, events and settings to increase students' comprehension of selections by organizing and sequencing main story events to develop students' sense of story which will assist storytelling, retelling and writing to increase students' awareness that story characters and events are interrelated How can I do it? Introduce story mapping as a collaborative activity. How can I adapt it? Teacher Resources.