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The recent air crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 where it is alleged that one of the crew members deliberately crashed the aircraft, brings to the forefront the debate about the direction of technology vs humans in the aviation industry.
Sometime around June 1979 while employed as a “contractor” (temporary hire) at Bristow Helicopters in Redhill, Surrey, UK, Ian Hall mentioned to George Arnold (Avionics Manager), that rather than passengers sitting in the back of the aircraft with ear defenders and the pilot having to use hand signals to communicate, he could design a system where passengers could listen to music in
Microsoft Windows Kerberos KDC Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability - US-Cert Alert (TA14-323A)
- Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1
- Microsoft Server 2003, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and Server 2012 R2
A remote escalation of privilege vulnerability exists in implementations of Kerberos Key Distribution Center (KDC) in Microsoft Windows which could allow a remote attacker to take control of a vulnerable system.
This morning, President Obama asked the FCC to put in place strong rules to protect the Internet.
Every day, the Internet unlocks countless possibilities for creation and innovation. And one reason it's been so successful is a level playing field: Most service providers have traditionally treated all Internet traffic equally.
US-CERT Alert (TA14-310A)
Systems Affected - Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system
Microsoft is ending support for the Windows Server 2003 operating system on July 14, 2015. After this date, this product will no longer receive:
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists found that management practices relating to water drawdown and re-flooding in agricultural wetlands used for rice production contributed to highermethylmercury concentrations in sediment than was found in nonagricultural wetlands that were permanently or seasonally flooded.
United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has issued Alert TA14-300A - Phishing Campaign Linked with “Dyre” Banking Malware
Systems Affected: Microsoft Windows
United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Peer Review Journal Published December 30, 2005
By Sandra Avant, September 15, 2014 - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are investigating methods to help beef cattle producers further improve genetic evaluations for routinely measured traits such as growth and calving ease. They are also targeting economically important traits like feed efficiency and disease resistance that are expensive or difficult to measure.
Five High Sschool students of Guyanese heritage develop Mobile App that rates encounters with Law Enforcemment
Decatur, GA, August 15, 2014 - 14 year old Parkview High School Freshman, Caleb Christian was concerned about the number of incidents of police abuse in the news. Still, he knew there were many good police officers in various communities, but had no way of figuring out which communities were highly rated and which were not. So, together with his two older sisters: P