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Google: The Internet address in UK Out 2012

November 21, 2010 Leave a comment

Vint Cerf, Google’s vice president, said that Britain will run out of Internet addresses in 2012.

Cerf, who helped design the Internet as we know it today as a researcher at Stanford University, USA, noted, some IP addresses (internet protocol) is left to be allocated in the near future. That is, the addresses will be used up in around 2012.

Prediction will end the current IPv4 addresses are still used when he expressed Cerf spoke at the launch 6UK in England. For information, 6UK is a group that promotes the use of new Internet addressing system known as IPv6.

According to Cerf, IPv6 can accommodate 340 trillion addresses the Internet compared with a maximum of 4.3 billion Internet addresses are possible when using IPv4 technology.

“In theory, using IPv6, we will not run out of Internet addresses,” Cerf said, as quoted by the Guardian, 15 November 2010.

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Hacker Most Popular All Time

November 21, 2010 Leave a comment

In addition to regular Internet users, the virtual world is also filled by those who are referred to as hackers, called crackers or black hat hackers. Their penchant is to exploit a computer system and do what is referred to as cybercrime.

Some of them do it for pleasure and sense of curiosity alone, while others do it for personal profit. Here are some “black hack ‘most popular hacker community.

Jonathan James

James suddenly popular name because he was the first person thrown into the courts because of hacking. While incarcerated, he was only 16 years old.

In an interview with private TV stations in the United States, he says, “I just play and see,” said James, as quoted from ITSecurity, 16 November 2010. “The interesting challenge for me is what I can get if you succeed,” he said.

James who became the target is top class organization. For example, he installed a backdoor on the server Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA). The organization is one unit in the U.S. Defense Department in charge of reducing the threat against the United States and its allies from conventional weapons, special weapons, biological, chemical, up to nuclear.

Backdoor created by James enable view sensitive emails and retrieve data employee username and password.

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Boy Won $3000 from Mozilla

October 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Last July, Mozilla openly had to lure a prize money of U.S. $ 3,000 to anyone who can find a bug (defect) in the browser program.

Apparently, the contest was won by a boy of 12 years from the United States named Alex Miller. He managed to find a critical flaw in the memory when the program runs.

“Mozilla is very dependent with contributors like him to survive,” said Brandon Sterne, Security Program Manager, Mozilla, quoted from the site San Jose Mercury News.

According to Sterne, as a nonprofit organization and open source projects, finding Miller was elected a valuable input for Mozilla.

Alex himself is a loyal Firefox user. Previously, he had tried to find another gap in Firefox, but less so big discovery. He was tried again.

Alex spends 90 minutes every day in front of a computer screen staring at each gap that exists. Finally on the tenth day, she got it. He had the right took prize money.

Alex was not a random child. The kids his age are usually still sitting in the base class. While at this time, Alex had been sitting in the middle of Grade 7 and take the level of preparation for the University.

According to his mother, Alex understands programming to learn it themselves. Besides infatuated with computers, she likes sports and likes to pluck feathers tepok guitar.

He also discussed various political issues such as people aged 40 years. Alex was studying Mandarin, and he also plans to participate in the Physics Olympiad by building a robot project.

However, get a prize check of U.S. $ 3,000 did not make the dark eyes of a child. He even donated some gifts to nonprofit organizations animal lover near her home, Unconditional Love Animal Rescue. He also intends to provide Christmas gifts to the family of that money. The rest she will save it to the bank.

What is clear, he teaches the kids his age, that money could not only be sought by way of shining shoes, or jobs that often do the children of his age. Now the boys of primary school age can also earn money by mastering computer programming.

Internet domains Worth Billions

October 22, 2010 Leave a comment

If the domain Sex.com has just sold at a price of U.S. $ 13 millio, there were more other domains that are not less premium.

As quoted from PCWorld and SherWeb.com site, the domains are indeed a domain that is much sought after, so many who do not hesitate to scratch pocket to have it.

1. Internet.com
This domain is purchased by a company called QuinStreet is located in Foster City, California USA, in 2009. The price is not playing games, which reached U.S. $ 18 million
2. Insure.com
Insure.com purchased by the same company with the owner of Internet.com, QuinStreet, in the same year (2009). QuinStreet itself is one of the largest Internet marketing company in the world. Insure.com own selling prices do not vary much with Internet.com, namely U.S. $ 16 million.

3. Sex.com
Sex.com domain name is the internet that may be the most sought-after and desired. In fact, this domain could be a source of dispute between the original owner of the domain, Gary Kremen, with a domain burglar named Stephen Cohen.

This domain is carve out a record sales of U.S. $ 14 millio, with buyers Escom LLC. But not being able to achieve a profit, Escom went bankrupt. This domain eventually auctioned and sold for a lower price: U.S. $ 13 million.

4. Fund.com
In 2008, Clek Media consulting firm, bought this domain about U.S. $ 9.99 million or about. Interestingly, this domain payment made through a cash transaction.

Fund.com itself, then became an open Internet company engaged in financial services, product development, licensing and publishing sectors, based in New York City.

5. Porn.com
The sex industry is also finding its momentum with the arrival of the internet. In 2007, the domain Porn.com sold at U.S. $ 9.5 million.

Buyers domain is MXN Ltd., a multimedia company that focuses its business and investment to acquire and develop innovative web properties. Purchases from this web domain are also made in cash.

6. Diamonds.com
In 2006, Ice.com, a leading diamond sales site, buy the domain Diamonds.com worth U.S. $ 7.5 million. However, after purchasing this domain, both Ice.com and Diamonds.com to sell diamonds as two separate stores.

7. Business.com

This domain was originally purchased by domain investor Marc Ostrofsky in 1997, worth U.S. $ 150 thousand or approximately Rp1, 3 billion. Two years later the domain was sold for U.S. $ 7.5 to Jake Winebaum, the former chairman of Walt Disney Internet Group.

Business.com is a site that specialized in search engine and business directory and advertising network of pay-per-click. On July 26, 2007, Business.com was acquired by RH Donnelley Yellow Pages company worth U.S. $ 350 million

Romanian Hacker Attack Sites Daily Telegraph

October 15, 2010 Leave a comment

Romanian hacker group hack the site of origin of the leading English newspaper, the Daily Telegraph. They were allegedly linked to vent anger Telegraph reporting says that the gypsies came from Romania.

Cracks are hacked, among others, ‘Short Breaks’ and ‘Wine and Dine’. Rather than view news, that page displays a black screen and the flag of Romania with a number of writings, including the words ‘gypsy is not came from Romania, stupid’ underneath.

Daily Page Guardian reported that deface a page that also displays links to Russian sites that play the song ‘The Lonely Shepherd’. Hacking was first realized Sunbelt Software that immediately contact the Telegraph.

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Yahoo Fund Hackers?

October 15, 2010 1 comment

Yahoo plans to invest in a number of hackers who have brilliant ideas and technology.

This was said by Jeff Kinder, Senior Vice President for Media Products and Solutions, told MacWorld site, on the sidelines of the implementation of the Yahoo Open Hack Day in Bangalore, India.

During this time, hackers and the event “Yahoo Open Hack Day” is always a crucial momentum for Yahoo. But Yahoo does not have a standard funding model for hackers who follow the Yahoo Open Hack Day event.

Yahoo Meme, one of Yahoo’s Micro-blogging service that transformed, from initially only an internal idea Yahoo, become a platform product on yahoo, after Open Hack Day event in Brazil, in late 2008.

After the application programming interface (API), Yahoo’s open for hackers on the show before, “in a short time, the developer community is really very helpful to make such products available today,” said Kinder.

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Hackers Steal Seoul Documents

October 15, 2010 1 comment

Chinese hackers allegedly managed to steal a number of documents the government of South Korea (ROK) for Ministry of Defense and Foreign Affairs through a computer network. If true, this is for the umpteenth time that South Korea suffered an attack from Chinese hackers.

According to sources from the National Intelligence Agency, an unnamed government computer networks by hackers successfully broken misusing email account the diplomats, staff of the president, and others who are also close with government.

South Korean newspaper pages, JoongAngIlbo, Friday, October 15, 2010, revealed a case in which hackers managed to enter the target computer system after a government official provoked open an email attachment (email) about the scheduled visit of North Korean leader (North Korea), Kim Jong Il, to China last month. Email will not suspect anything because hacker email account using a government officials in Seoul.

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