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Quote of the week

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology—It may be old but unfortunately this observation in 1990 by Carl Sagan is even more true today

Plagiarism in the new age

Source: Wall Street Journal

Losing the cyberwar

Source: Daily Infographic

False positives?

Anti-malware programs sometimes flag legitimate software as infected. A certain amount of false positives is inevitable but sometimes the anti-malware programs even turn on themselves. Example 1: Antivirus flags itself as malware Source: DailyWTF Example 2: Microsoft security labels its own program unsafe Via Reddit Since XP, Windows has contained a security feature called Data […]

Quote of the week

The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools—Herbert Spencer, English philosopher