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Rodel Holst

Netherlands

Designer (Journalism)

Member since March 21, 2013


  • Google's latest doodle marks the birthday of Erwin Schrödinger, the Nobel prize-winning quantum physicist whose eponymous equation lies at the heart of quantum mechanics.

    Born in Vienna in 1887 to a factory owner and his Austrian-English wife, Schrödinger was tutored at home as a child and went on to study theoretical physics at the University of Vienna before undertaking voluntary military service, later returning to academia to study experimental physics.

    Renewed military service during the first world war broke up his studies before he was sent back to Vienna in 1917 to teach a course in meteorology.

    However, it was not until his late 30s that he was to change forever the face of physics by producing a series of papers that were all written and published over the course of a six-month period of theoretical research.

    By 1925, then a professor of physics at the University of Zurich and holidaying in the Alps, Schrödinger formulated a wave-equation that accurately gave the energy levels of atoms. It formed the basis of the work that would earn him the Nobel prize in physics in 1933.

    In subsequent years, he repeatedly criticised conventional interpretations of quantum mechanics by using the paradox of what would become known as Schrödinger's cat. This thought experiment was designed to illustrate what he saw as the problems surrounding application of the conventional, so-called "Copenhagen interpretation" of quantum mechanics to everyday objects.

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  • Internet Warning Abney and Associates Security

    Communication, Communication Design

    http://www.macaubusinessdaily.com/Society/Experts-issue-warnings-about-internet-security

    Macau er sårbare over for cyberkriminalitet på grund af mængden af turister og sprede Wi-Fi-dækning, information teknologieksperter mener, og de advarer det brugere til at være ekstra forsigtig om internetsikkerhed. "Du har mere end 25 millioner mennesker besøger Macau årligt og du kan ikke kontrollere alle denne menneskelige trafik," fortalte Universitet af Insubria lov Foredragsholder Giuseppe Vaciago Business Daily i går. "Halvfems procent af disse mennesker er lommepenge og lave transaktioner via internettet, så der er et stort problem med sikkerhedsspørgsmål som hvidvaskning af penge eller svig." Hr. Vaciago og FN 's interregionale kriminalitet og retfærdighed Research Institute project officer Francesca Bosco gennemfører en fem-dages cyberkriminalitet seminar, som begyndte her på mandag. "Jeg er ganske optimistisk over Macaus juridiske instrumenter, som den personlige databeskyttelseslovgivning og ekspertise i forbindelse med det," sagde hr. Vaciago. "Men åbne Wi-Fi kan være et følsomt punkt, især i hoteller," sagde han. "Folk kan nemt glemme sikkerhedsprincipper, åbne Wi-Fi og forbinde med banker til at foretage betalinger, som vil udsætte dem for en masse af mulige risici." Geoffroy Thonon, principal konsulent i Macao Computer Emergency Response Team koordinering centrum, fortalte Business Daily, phishing websites havde været det ...

  • Malcovery ®, ledaren i leverera angripbara intelligens som kan användas för att neutralisera hot och åtgärder cyberkriminella inom områdena nätfiske, skräppost och sabotageprogram, tillkännagav idag man har ingått ett strategiskt partnerskap med Radiance Technologies, Inc. att ge network security intelligence services som en del av Radiance Technologies kontrakt för Agile Cyber teknik (ACT) genom Air Force Research Lab (AFRL). Radiance är en av sex entreprenörer utvalda i juli 2012 för att ge security services som en del av en utmärkelse som värderas på upp till 300 miljoner dollar. LAGEN programmet fokuserar på utveckling av cyber kapacitet tekniklösningar som behandlar specifika användarkrav. leverans av prototyp teknik för utvärdering och feedback i samband med användarens operativa miljön. och en mekanism för användaren förvärv av begränsad produktkvantiteter som krävs för fungerande införande av teknik. De tekniska kraven kommer att inkludera snabba forskning och utveckling, design, prototyping, demonstration, utvecklingsscenario, experiment och utvärdering, integration, testning, teknisk installation, övergång, och stödja genom inledande drift av IT-teknik. Cyber security forskningsområden är Hot undvikande och cyber försvar; Cyber verksamhet. nätverket utnyttjande. medvetenheten om läget; kommando och kontroll. modellering, simulering och war-gaming; IT-infrastruktur och mission assurance.

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  • Abney and Associates Technology Warning

    Community, Communication Design

    http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-03-27/pune/380689821cyber-criminals-symantec-social-media

    PUNE: An invitation to a Bollywood Holi party in your inbox may entice you, but there are chances that the slightest carelessness you show in responding to such an email will drain the colour from your face.

    Cyber goons may be exploiting your festive mood through such 'offers' to rob you of your personal information and money, say experts.

    Antivirus software and internet security solutions developer Symantec has warned that fake emails and social networking feeds that offer free passes for Bollywood parties or share celebrity updates are likely to proliferate around festive times. "It is that time of the year when social media witnesses a spike in malicious activities; cyber criminals won't miss the opportunity to scam you or steal your personal information," a statement from Symantec has said.

    Ritesh Chopra, the firm's country sales manager, has said in the release that a user should be careful when clicking on links or responding to notifications and abide by social media etiquettes, which go a long way in securing personal information and reputation online. Chopra said one should keep social media settings private, so that only selected friends can find you and post or respond on your profile.

    "Using tools such as Safe Web to scan news feeds on Facebook and identify URLs containing security risks such as phishing sites, malicious downloads and link...

  • Datuk-mohamed-thajudeen_132_

    http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/3/17/nation/20130317162220&sec=nation

    PETALING JAYA: Waging cyber war, even if done in the name of Malaysia, is still a crime.

    National Security Council (NSC) secretary Datuk Mohamed Thajudeen Abdul Wahab (pic) said that Malaysia outlawed cyber attacks and that anyone caught doing so, would be punished.

    “In Malaysia, cyber hacking is a criminal offense against the laws of the country, irrespective of whether the it has been committed by citizens or by foreigners,” he said.

    Mohamed was referring to the three-day cyber war between Malaysian and Filipino hackers from Mac 1 to 4.

    Malaysian hackers first attacked Filipino Government and private websites, hours after after Sulu gunmen and security forces clashed outside Kampung Tanduo in Lahad Datu.

    Filipino hackers responded in kind, and up to two hundred websites belonging to both countries were defaced before a “ceasefire” was called.

    Mohamed said 36 local private websites were defaced, though he was mum about how many Government ones were affected.

    He said that NSC alerted “critical agencies” as soon as the attacks started.

    “None of these critical websites suffered any major problem,” he said, adding that Government sites were in the past, vulnerable to attacks.

    Mohamed added that it was not easy to pinpoint the attacks, though he confirmed that neither Government was involved.

    “We understand that the Philippine side suffered a bigger problem compare...