Columbia University

Researchers: Millions of Printers Vulnerable to Attack

Columbia University researchers say tens of millions of printers may have flawed firmware that could allow hackers to remotely set fires, erase code and infiltrate computer networks, according to a report on MSNBC’s Red Tape Chronicles blog today.

Under Attack, Wikileaks Appeals for Help From Mirror Sites

Information leak Web site Wikileaks put out a call for volunteers willing to help the organization host its controversial documents. Claiming that the site was “under heavy attack,” Wikileaks posted an appeal on its Web site looking for individuals willing to help mirror the contents of Wikileaks now infamous Cablegate documents on a physical or virtual server. Within hours the site’s content was being mirrored at over 500 locations, according to a list provided by Wikileaks.

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