Flash Drive Attacked U.S. Military

Flash Drive Attacked U.S. Military
The worst security breach of U.S. military computers was caused by a flash drive containing malware. In 2008, the undetectable malware uploaded itself onto the U.S. Central Command network and quickly spread to computers across the network. The malware was used to deliver military operational plans to a foreign intelligence agency. It is unknown what country was responsible for the attack.

Attorneys General Go After Craigslist
Attorneys general from 17 States have requested that Craigslist permanently remove the adult services section on the site. The adult services section is a major income source for Craigslist, but the attorneys general are concerned about the numerous ads for illegal prostitutes and child trafficking.

IBM’s “Impact” On European History
IBM and the European Union have joined together on a new project, Impact, to scan Europe’s extensive collection of rare historical documents. Impact is working with libraries, universities and other organizations to digitize the documents accurately and quickly. Impact will make the documents available and searchable online.

Who’s Google for Real-Time? Google
Google has unveiled a new real-time search page, google.com/realtime, which displays up-to-the-second results from sources like Twitter, Buzz and Facebook. The service allows users to search for a particular topic, like a sporting event, and see what people are saying about it in real-time.

Shelly Palmer Interviews Art Chang, Founder & CEO, Tipping Point Partners

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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