Wyly Wade

Author: Wyly Wade

Catching Criminals as a Community

To Catch A Criminal: Why Being A Community Trumps Going Solo The fact is if you were part of our network and using our systems you would have known of these criminals 3 years before? How much did they steal from you? How do we know that? Better data. A couple of members of the…

Proactive & Pragmatic: How India Rethought Security Post The Mumbai Attacks

Algren, played by Tom Cruise, is haunted by thoughts of the atrocities he committed in the battles against Native Americans. Katsumoto wants to know more about these battles, and Algren’s role in them. “I wish to learn,” he says. Algren rebuffs him, suggesting he “read a book” instead, to which Katsumoto responds by saying he’d…

Why piracy is so high…

We have seen a significant drop in piracy of music as systems have become more open, prices have shift to pay for use and that songs are available globally at the same time. Movies and software still have not figured this out yet… http://www.neowin.net/news/its-cheaper-to-fly-to-the-usa-than-buy-adobe-cs6-in-australia

India will replace all street lights of the country with LED bulbs in next 24 months

The central government expects Karnataka to be in top five in the implementation of new and renewable energy programmes the minister added. India has the target of producing 1,75,000 MW and Renewable energy in next five years. The government also launched Solar Mission to generate 1 lakh MW solar power in the country. Similarly wind…

India now has an airport completely powered by solar energy

The massive solar plant providing power to the airport is made up of more than 46,000 solar panels spread across a 45-acre stretch of land near the airport’s cargo complex. All in all, the airport will have between 50 and 60 thousand units of electricity a day, thanks to the plant — enough to make…

Remote control of a Jeep — the battle is just beginning

Hackers took control of a car and crashed it into a ditch by remotely breaking into its dashboard computer from 10 miles away. In the first such breach of its kind, security experts cut out the engine and applied the brakes on the Jeep Cherokee, sending it into a spin – all while sitting on their sofa.…

Uber more stable and higher income

In a study for Uber, Princeton University economist Alan Krueger found “drivers who partner with Uber appear to be attracted to the platform in large part because of the flexibility it offers, the level of compensation and the fact that earnings per hour do not vary much with hours worked, which facilitates part-time and variable…

Hacking Team’s BGP hack to hijack IPs it didn’t own

The ease of fraudulently manipulating the BGP system has long been recognized as a key weak point in Internet security. The Hacking Team e-mails (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9) move that risk out of the theoretical and into the practical. It also underscores the need for universal norms to be…

Thursday Denmark managed to produce 140 % of its electricity needs through wind power.

Thursday evening, the Nordic nation’s wind turbines were producing 116 per cent of Denmark’s electricity needs, a figure that rose to 140 per cent in the early hours of the morning. As reported by The Guardian, 80 per cent of the surplus power was shared between Germany and Norway, with Sweden taking the 20 per…

A cyber attack on the US east coast could cost economy $1 trillion

The report from the University of Cambridge Center for Risk Studies and the Lloyd’s of London insurance market outlines a scenario of an electricity blackout that leaves 93 million people in New York City and Washington DC without power. The scenario, developed by Cambridge, is technologically possible and is assessed to be within the once-in-200-year…

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