This long article details one security investigator’s endeavor in revealing the real identity of the the Mirai worm: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/01/who-is-anna-senpai-the-mirai-worm-author/
After about 8 years of hosting my site and various other things on RapidVPS, I have finally decided to move things off of it. I have been wanting to do that for 2 reasons: The VPS host was originally based on Ubuntu 9.04, and I wish to take advantage of newer TLS cipher suites that are not available. $20 USD per month isn’t much, but since I am already running a bunch of other sites from my home ESXi, I don’t see…
“The companies revealed the details Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Their system-on-a-chip platform is based on ARM’s Cortex-A9 processor and Globalfoundries’ 28-nanometer manufacturing process. The platform will be used in smartphones, tablets, and smartbooks.” Full story at News.com. So it looks like we will have devices that consume less power purely on a per-clock-cycle basis. I’m guessing the new process won’t trickle down to actual commercial mobile implementation until at least 2013.
The Ishikawa Komuro Laboratory at the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo has developed a robotic hand capable of bouncing and catching a ball at remarkable speed. Perhaps this is what a prosthetic would do in the near future.