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Twitter is fighting back

Twitter seems to have taken on a more responsive role in its recent actions by implementing a verification step for Tor users (Tor allows its users to anonymously communicate over the internet) in

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The ghosts of bugs past

Recently the team at Qualys uncovered an exploitable Library in (glibc) by using a buffer overflow (CVE-2015-0235). There are some limitations on the vulnerability in that only a limited number of characters can be written back to the calling function, but they did successfully create and execute an exploit against an Exim mail server.

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Bad Bot IPs

The following is a list of IPs that ignore robot.txt that I have collected over the past year or so. - GET - HTTP/1.1 - Friday, November 15th 2013 @ 00:51:30 - Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; SolomonoBot/1.05; +http/wwwsolomonoru) - GET - HTTP/1.1 - Sunday, November 17th 2013 @ 03:15:09 - Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; zh-CN; )  Firefox/; 360Spider - GET - HTTP/1.1 - Sunday, November 17th 2013 @ 08:05:09 - Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1)

A look at the Sony Hack

As the Sony hack investigation unfolds, revelations regarding its possible origin, type of hack used, and the damage it is purported to have caused, are starting to be revealed.

Confirming that which was expected

In the scientific world confirming, through observation and testing, a hypothesis is a monumental accomplishment worthy of high accolades. Never mind the fact that it may have already been supposed and generally accepted in some scientific model years before its discovery. To be fair, many hypothesizes could not be confirmed because technology was not advanced enough to allow observation or proper testing.

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Memphis Business Journal

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 13:53
Michael Sheffield
Caesars Entertainment is beginning to sell properties in an effort to pay down its debt. This follows the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of Caesars Entertainment Operating Co., which owns Horseshoe Tunica and Tunica Roadhouse, in January. Caesars Entertainment Operating Company is the largest operating segment of the company, and according to the Motley Fool website, the company has begun selling Horseshoe properties in Ohio. The company's stake in those properties — the Horseshoe Cleveland, Horseshoe…

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:16
Meagan Nichols
Starting on Thursday, March 5, those nighttime hankerings for sweet potato pancakes can be satisfied. The Arcade Restaurant on South Main will stay open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Currently, the historic diner is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eventually dinner specials will be offered, but for now the same menu will be served, which means breakfast all day. A liquor license is also being processed in Nashville, said Kelcie Beharelle, an Arcade manager. "We…

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 11:38
Meagan Nichols
Broad Avenue will soon have a new late-night venue. Red Zone Sports and Cigar Bar is planning to debut its second location in the former Jack Magoo's building at 2583 Broad Ave. The existing Red Zone is housed at 6279 Winchester Road. The 9,400-square-foot Broad Avenue space was selected because it was the closest available vacancy to the core of Midtown, said Chris Sanders Red Zone owner. "It's an actual sports bar," Sanders said. "It's not just 'come in and watch TV' — you can play games." One…

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:43
Michael Sheffield
The continuation of trials for its breast and prostate cancer drugs and the appointment of a new board member ended the fourth quarter of 2014 for Memphis-based GTx Inc (GTXI). The company is still conducting trials for Enobosarm, its breast cancer drug, and Capesaris, its prostate cancer drug. In the second and third quarters of 2015, GTx is planning to initiate trials for Enobosarm. A new trial for Capesaris is expected to begin by the end of the first quarter. The company reported a fourth…

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:39
Ed Arnold
The placebo effect is well-documented science. A consistent percentage of patients, if given a placebo, will report feeling better even though there is no medication administered. Now, a new study shows the perceived price of the placebo can increase its effectiveness. Researchers announced the results In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Neurology. In a double-blind study, researchers took 12 patients suffering with moderate to severe Parkinson's disease and gave them an injection…

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WMCTV5 - Local News

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 19:55 Staff
    Memphis Police Department implemented its inclement weather policy on Wednesday night. 

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 18:20 Staff
    The second most common time for people to go to church is on Wednesday night. But, the wintry weather is prompting many churches around the Mid-South to close their doors.

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 17:47
    Michael Clark
    Electrical workers are taking the incoming storm very seriously. Hundreds of line trucks and workers are ready to join crews in the event that ice and wind begin snapping trees and power lines.

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 17:28
    Lauren Squires
    Scraping the ice of a windshield is something that the majority of drivers don't like to do during or after a storm. It's often inevitable, but it's the steps you take prior to the storm and how you handle the ice that does accumulate that can mean the different between driving to work or driving to the car repair shop.

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 17:12 Staff
    Many airlines are canceling flights scheduled to arrive at MEM in anticipation of the winter storm expected to move through the area. Some of those cancellations will affect morning flights.