Monthly Archives: January 2011

2012 London Olympic Games Threatened with Cyber Attack

2012 London Olympic Games Threatened with Cyber Attack

January 24, 2011

Next year we all get to experience the magic and the spectacle we saw in Beijing not three years ago when the Olympics will take their athletes to the great country of London for the 2012 Olympics. Now aside from the intercontinental tensions and rivalries among athletes, there really isn’t a lot that goes on during the games that people […]

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Computer Virus Cons Man Out of Millions

Computer Virus Cons Man Out of Millions

January 21, 2011

If you do not think that computer viruses can be serious, then think again. Like a virus that would infect the human body, a computer virus must be dealt with as quickly and as thoroughly as possible. The only problem is that sometimes the people you think are there to help are really there to simply […]

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Colorado Students Hack School Computers and Change Grades

Colorado Students Hack School Computers and Change Grades

January 10, 2011

This is every student’s dream, to have the ability and knowledge to hack into their school’s computer system and change that lackluster D- into a standard B+. While we have seen endless scenarios like this play out in movies for years, a group of students in Colorado actually managed to pull it off.

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Nevada Legislators Not Happy With Computer Problems

Nevada Legislators Not Happy With Computer Problems

January 5, 2011

The state Industrial Relations Division of Nevada signed a contract back in 2008 for $243,000 in order to get a new computer system to issue health and safety permits. The system selected was the Versa System but now it is not working. On top of that there is a backlog of 5,000 boiler and elevator permits that need to be issued.

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