Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Google is watching you

http://news.independent.co.uk/sci_tech/article2578479.ece Google is watching you ‘Big Brother’ row over plans for personal database By Robert Verkaik, Law Editor Published: 24 May 2007 Google, the world’s biggest search engine, is setting out to create the most comprehensive database of personal information … Continue reading

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Remember that work IT departments see everything

http://www.guardian.co.uk/g2/story/0,,2080312,00.html Are you connected? Does talk of Prince William joining Facebook, or Lily Allen blogging on MySpace, leave you baffled? Fear not! Here’s our late adopter’s guide to the social networking revolution Wednesday May 16, 2007 The Guardian This week … Continue reading

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Entre el gran hermano y el perfecto idiota

http://www.voltairenet.org/article147855.html Por Hernán Brienza (*).- Una buena metáfora de Internet es la que utilizó Umberto Eco cuando la comparó con Funes, el memorioso, el personaje de Jorge Luis Borges que recordaba absolutamente todo: todos los árboles, todas las palabras, todos … Continue reading

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“…which appear to come from employers or colleagues.”

http://technology.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,,1967226,00.html Internet criminals signing up students as ‘sleepers’ · Gangs go talent spotting and offer to fund studies · Popularity of sites such as MySpace fuelling scams Jeevan Vasagar Friday December 8, 2006 The Guardian Organised gangs are recruiting the … Continue reading

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… we let the machine get infected …

  Trapping hackers in the honeypot By Mark Ward Technology Correspondent, BBC News website The honeypot logged attacks on a typical Windows machine In this second part of our investigation using the BBC honeypot we recount what happened when we … Continue reading

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Inside the head of a super hacker

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/article1173788.ece Gary McKinnon: Inside the head of a super hacker Gary McKinnon faces extradition, and a lifetime in prison, for breaking into computers at the Pentagon and Nasa. He tells Geneviève Roberts how it all started as a harmless prank … Continue reading

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