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.edu sites being targeted in SEO poisoning

Malicious operators are increasing their attacks on .edu sites so they can use them in search engine optimization (SEO) poisoning schemes. The .edu sites are given higher rankings by search engines because they are expected to have more reliable information. A...

There are now 75 million Twitterers

And 350 million Facebookers. Consumer metrics firm RJMetrics of Camden, N.J, said in a recent report that 75 million people were using Twitter at the end of last year. At that point, there were 6.2 million people joining the micro-blogging service each month, down...

Are we ready for an on-line video life?

At the Cisco Networkers Live 2010 event in Barcelona, a Cisco spokesman estimated that video would make up 90 percent of Internet traffic by 2019. All Internet traffic will grow five times its present volume in the next three years, he also predicted. Marthin De Beer,...

StopBadware will operate as non-profit

StopBadware, an anti-malware effort started at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, has announced that it has begun operating as a standalone non-profit organization called StopBadware, Inc. Google, PayPal and Mozilla have provided...