7th August 2010 Archive
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Like taking candy from a baby
Federal prosecutors say they have have extradited one of the leaders of an international crime ring accused of hacking in to bank card processor RBS WorldPay and stealing more than $9.4m in a 12-hour period. Sergei Tsurikov, 26, of Tallinn, Estonia, was recently brought to the US, after being arrested in Russia in March. On …
Security 7 Aug 2010, 00:05
A second taste of tech
In the past seven days, Reg Hardware reviewed many products from the worlds of consumer electronics, gaming, mobile communications and information technology. If you missed anything, here are all the products we looked at this past week. Lifestyle Sony Bravia KDL-32NX503 32in LCD TV Smaller sized set with big screen …
Data Center 7 Aug 2010, 08:02
A moment of silence
So, farewell then, ContactPoint, the database we never quite came to love. In the end, it was victim to straitened economic circumstances and lacking the courage of its own convictions. According to a Department for Education announcement on 6 August, it was due to be taken to meet its cyber-maker at noon on 6 August. A …
Government 7 Aug 2010, 09:02
Frustrating spacewalk for NASA plumbers
Spacewalkers Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Doug Wheelock have spent a frustrating eight hours, three minutes* outside the International Space Station attemping to swap out the ammonia pump which failed last Saturday night and knocked out half of the station's cooling system. The pair's EVA officially began at 11:19 GMT. The …
Science 7 Aug 2010, 20:03
- Review Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Proof the pen is mightier?
- Nuke plants to rely on PDP-11 code UNTIL 2050!
- Spin doctors brazenly fiddle with tiny bits in front of the neighbours
- Game Theory Out with a bang: The Last of Us lets PS3 exit with head held high
- Flash flaw potentially makes every webcam or laptop a PEEPHOLE