The middle east is getting a wave of protesting, after seeing neighboring countries being successful at that. Now, Libya, are pushing through the iron hand of Muammar al-Qaddafi. The Libyan government has blocked access to Facebook in the capital of Tripoli, and have sporadically shut down the access to the internet entirely.
Update: The internet is back up:
According to Renesys, “Two-thirds of Libyan routes came back to life at 6:01 UTC [1:01 a.m. Eastern], and the remainder were restored nine minutes later … and Libya is back on the Internet.”
A hacking group known as ‘Hacking Team’ posted a detailed overview of how a specific Italian firm was hacked into, on a public forum. Reading the hacking details was a fascinating analysis on its own, but the autopsy of the targeted attack is a definite must for every organisation that manages data security or supports a security policy in place. Read more
Gaming technology has come on leaps and bounds over the last few decades. Technological advancement is at an all-time high in the industry and, to the excitement of gamers around the world, these new technologies are being incorporated into a wide range of different games and consoles. Read more