On September 14th Google Apps team announced that Internet Explorer 8 support is officially discontinued. That’s a big step towards the modern web forcing more users to update their obsolete software.
Australian online retailer Kogan.com has introduced the world’s first “tax” on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) browser.
The new 6.8% tax comes into effect on 13 Jun 2012 on all products purchased from Kogan.com by anyone still insistent on using the antique browser.
“As Internet citizens, we all have a responsibility to make the Internet a better place. By taking these measures, we are doing our bit.”
Good job – someone has to pay Nice way of attracting attention and links as well.
Anonymous were busy lately, they cracked CIA website, US Alabama state servers and some Mexican websites. Small review of their recent activity on pcworld.com.
Someone (not Anonymous for a change) has also compromised U.N. server, here’s the bad part:
U.N. was not using basic web security and … a simple SQL injection attack (SQLIA) was what enabled the hacker to gain access to the U.N.’s database.
Totally not cool! Why would anyone want to hack U.N. is a mystery, perhaps they just saw the security hole and just couldn’t help it…
Here’s an Anonimous vid on this topic, everything is as usual except it was posted in 2009, so they really do this ACTA thing for some time now: Continue reading
Cybercrime related conference call between FBI agents and British law enforcement officials was hacked. Read the article on CRN…
Anonymous claimed responsibility for recording the meeting and posting it on the Web, here’s the tweet:
Here is the first post, somehow I just couldn’t delete it. Why did you scroll all the way down here anyway? Ok, I’m sure you have your reasons, but that’s it, there is nothing below this post.