Hacked Cameras, DVRs Powered Today’s Massive Internet Outage. A massive and sustained Internet attack that has caused outages and network congestion today for a large number of Web sites was launched with the help of hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices, such as CCTV video cameras and digital video recorders, new data suggests. Earlier today cyber criminals began training their attack cannons on Dyn, an Internet infrastructure company that provides critical technology services to some of the Internet’s top destinations. The attack began creating problems for Internet users reaching an array of sites, including Twitter, Amazon, Tumblr, Reddit, Spotify and Netflix. A depiction of the outages caused by today’s attacks on Dyn, an Internet infrastructure company. Source: Level3 Communications. At first, it was unclear who or what was behind the attack on Dyn.
According to researchers at security firm Flashpoint, today’s attack was launched at least in part by a Mirai-based botnet. Emotional Intelligence Quiz. Invisible Web Directory. Arduino. EMF Spectrum: Where do mobile phones fit? Science Media Centre. Noticias de tecnología, celulares, tablets, hardware, software y trucos. "Va a ser muy difícil preservar la privacidad en el futuro", Barlow. La Revista. "No estoy cómodo con un modelo que restringirá sólo a los más ricos la posibilidad de conocer”. Así termina el famoso artículo que John Perry Barlow publicó en la revista Wired en 1994. La pieza, “La economía de las ideas”, es uno de los textos clave para entender la actualidad de las discusiones en torno a la propiedad intelectual.
Lo interesante de Barlow, característica que le ha sumado amantes y detractores, es que es un personaje que en su declarado fin de proteger las libertades puede parecer contradictorio. Es cofundador, junto a Mitchell Kapor y John Gilmore, de la Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), una asociación que aboga por la libertad en las plataformas digitales, fue letrista de Grateful Dead (allí fue entonces cuando promoviendo el intercambio de cintas grabadas por los fans comenzó su interés por el copyright) y es un fuerte defensor de la privacidad de terceros a pesar de que en su caso lleva una vida pública.
No, ahora hay un ejército que piensa como uno. Seguro. Information Is Beautiful. Under the Hood of the World's Smallest, Cheapest Computer. Computers are big, expensive gadgets, but they don't need to be. In 2006, several members of the Cambridge faculty and other UK computer scientists joined together to form the charitable Raspberry Pi Foundation with one simple goal: get more computers into the hands of more children. They knew they'd need to create low-cost, programmable devices and aimed to meet a $25 price point per unit, which is roughly the cost of one textbook. Six years later, in 2012, the credit card-sized computer was put on the market.
The fully functional, programmable, low-cost computer retails for $25 or $35, depending on the model. Many say its simplistic design could get us back to our computer programming basics. Because of Rasberry Pi's low price, parents and teachers are less likely to worry about children ruining the family or classroom's prized possession. Diving Inside Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi looks like what you'd expect to see if you opened up your computer and revealed its motherboard. Ballpoint Pen Draws Electronic Circuits With Conductive Ink. Circuit Scribe is a rollerball pen that uses a silver conductive ink to let you create fully functioning circuits as fast as you can can draw, making it cheaper, faster, and easier to test out electronics and prototype concepts. Developed by Electroninks Incorporated, a company originally part of a University of Illinois research lap, Circuit Scribe tries to make the process as easy as possible.
No wires, no boards, no soldering; all you need is a sketch and you can begin tinkering with nothing more than a coin battery and an LED. Circuit Scribe offers a selection of components, from relatively simple buzzers and led lights, to more sophisticated parts like photo sensors and potentiometers. It can even interface with the Arduino MaKey MaKey, allowing for even more elaborate designs and making it ideal for hackers at any level. With Circuit Scribe you can create everything from a simple switch to a fully functioning touchpad.
Check out their pitch video below: Circuit Scribe. Technology. Gizmag | New and Emerging Technology News. Learn web design and development online free. Words,words, words. 9/11/01. US robotics firm Boston Dynamics shows off Atlas robot.