US Disrupts Giant Botnet
U.S. authorities are in process of taking down a huge botnet Kelihos controlling tens of thousands of infected computers that distribute email ransomware and malware globally. The in process dismantling will allow the authorities to identify victims and aid them, as well as blocking attempts to infect others. See more at ZDNet
A reminder, If you haven’t updated to WP 4.7.3, do so now and update any weak passwords! Read More @ Securi
Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who’s the Fairest of Them All?
If you hadn’t noticed, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is getting quite the buzz. With a release date of April 21st in the US at $720 it’s expensive, but word is – it’s a mighty beast of a phone with impressive credentials. TechRadar likes it’s big 5.8” size, a beautiful infinity wrap around, an HDR enabled screen and gorgeous color., Bixby, it’s new AI Assistant, is there and less noteworthy, but not to worry, Google’s Assistant is still front and center. For a full featured review see techradar. They also dish a bit on the upcoming iPhone 7S, but who really knows! Also, see Samsung’s introduction site:
Update: According to Samsung: “Key features of Bixby, including Vision, Home and Reminder, will be available with the global launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 on April 21. Bixby Voice will be available in the U.S. on the Galaxy S8 later this spring.”
SiteVision Sponsors 27th Annual Virginia GIS Conference.
SiteVision sponsors 27th Annual Virginia GIS Conference of the Virginia Association for Mapping and Land Information Systems (VAMLIS). The conference, April 5-6 was held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center and included workshops and training, as well as numerous lightning talks and presentations of 30 minutes or less.
Workshops and training included GIS topics from GIS cloud implementation to Coastal Geomorphology using LiDAR Data to show coastal erosion or deposition. Numerous speakers from nearly every corner of the state gave Lightning talks and presentations detailing particular GIS implementations – illustrating the innovative diversity in mapping and land information systems.
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