Good, Bad, and Ugly

…retrain all journalists?

June 2, 2011

North Korea hacker threat grows as cyber unit grows: defector

Lockheed’s cyber cops sift through hacker evidence

Hackers hit Sony sites raising more security issues

Sony defends response time to hacker breach

Could you please help retrain all journalists around the globe in the correct terminology for computer criminals?

Cars or cams?

May 19, 2010

Google says mistakenly got wireless data

CEBIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc said its fleet of cars responsible for photographing streets around the world have for several years accidentally collected personal information — which a security expert said could include email messages and passwords — sent by consumers over wireless networks.

Sharing stories

April 12, 2010

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When is the ability to email articles going to be re-enabled? It’s been down for quite some time.

Offending the hackers?

October 16, 2009

Microsoft releases biggest patch on record

It said six of the patches were high priority and should be deployed immediately. The patches — which update software to write over glitches — are designed to protect users from hackers or malicious software downloaded from the Internet.

Treble without a cause?

October 13, 2009

Microsoft launches new phone software

The market for phones is set to treble or quadruple in the next few years, Ballmer said, and Microsoft is ready to challenge other phone makers for market share.

Cases of computers?

July 15, 2009

North Korea army behind South web attack – report

The agency said 438 cases of personal computers have been reported destroyed by malicious software used in the attacks.

The wrong tube…

June 15, 2009

Air France crash focus on speed; search hopes fade

An aviation expert, who declined to be named, said the plane’s airspeed sensors, called pilot tubes, work on air pressure and might provide incorrect readings if they get obstructed by objects such as ice.

The wrong result

February 2, 2009

U.S. House passes DTV delay, ensuring passage

WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to delay the nationwide switch to digital television signals by about four months, the final step that virtually ensures final passage.

Portable water?

Astronauts work on space station water recycler

“We want to get this system running as soon as possible so we can process urine and verify that we have good portable water coming out the other side,” said station flight engineer Sandra Magnus during an in-flight interview.

The wrong Berry

September 16, 2008

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Wouldn’t it be nice if you had the right picture of the phone in your article? Nice article, BTW.