GoDaddy's internal investigation into the outage suffered by its website and those of 52 million of its customers yesterday found that it was not the result of an external hacker, negating claims by a supposed Anonymous affiliate who took responsibility shortly after the sites went offline.
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A hacker affiliated with Anonymous has claimed responsibility for knocking domain provider GoDaddy offline today. The attack appears to have also affected all sites hosted by GoDaddy.
From the guys who brought the Web two massively famous publishing tools in Blogger and Twitter comes Medium, Evan Williams and Biz Stone's attempt at bringing quality content to the forefront for readers.
Some people do it just out of simple competition, essentially throwing their money away so they can boast more Twitter followers than their friends. Others do it to boost their corporate profiles, while even more high-profile cases have led to better reputations in the world of online clout, and thus job opportunities and advertising revenue.
Traditional news companies and other websites covering this year's presidential election are preparing for a flood of Web traffic over the coming months, and not just from political junkies. Politically motivated hactivist attacks have become a top concern among companies providing election coverage online.
Traditional news companies and other websites covering this year's presidential election are preparing for a flood of web traffic over the coming months, and not just from political junkies. Politically motivated hacktivist attacks have become a top concern among companies providing election coverage online.
A new kind of datacentre claiming to employ "the world's most efficient cooling system" turns the traditionally unbearable "hot aisle" between server racks into a rather pleasant air-conditioned hallway, all the while using significantly less energy.
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Imagine stopping at an information kiosk during a long road trip to use the rest room and check some maps, then later finding GPS tracking devices unwittingly attached to your car that have monitored everywhere you've traveled since you left that information kiosk.
The Apple iPhone was the runaway winner in Network World's exclusive online survey of reader smartphone preferences, with 42% of 638 respondents saying that they currently own one.
Network World is conducting a survey of its readers’ smartphone preferences – both in their personal and work lives. Everyone who participates will be eligible to win a free Apple iPad.
Microsoft made important headway in its bid to compete in the smartphone market this week, announcing the next-generation Windows Phone 8 smartphone operating system.
In his lengthy career with the Oakland Police Department, Steve Lovell encountered plenty of cases where in-field video footage could have come in handy.
Apple and Samsung will account for more than half of the smartphone market through the second half of 2012, each taking a different approach to get there, according to forecasts from Canaccord Genuity.
When egos or motives clash, hackers attack each other