Shellshock is one of the oldest known bugs in history. But its story is not that usual. Early this year, security researchers discovered another bug, called Heartbleed, that has languished in open source software for years. Both bugs are indicative a problem that could continue to plague the internet unless we change the way we write and audit software. The truth is that the net is littered with code that dates back decades, and some of it never gets looked at.
Thanks to funding from The Law Foundation of British Columbia and the Notary Foundation, Vancouver Community College Centre for Continuing Education Studies has created a web site containing 5,000 plain language legal terms to assist professionals and
Yeah, so you’ve read the headline. No criminal activity. No charges brought. And a cheap shot fired across the bow of the Fourth Amendment, not to mention Vermont’s own Constitution. Tech Dirt But let’s travel back further to set this up. Twenty-one-year-old Gregory Zullo was supposedlypulled over for having his license plate registration sticker (incidentally) covered by…
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Rescuers were working Thursday to save an injured Spanish speleologist who has been trapped for a week about 400 meters (1,300 feet) underground in a cave in Peru's remote Amazon region.
A main reason for a lag in the detection of celiac disease is the long and confusing list of signs and symptoms, some of which may be mild enough to be easily ignored or attributed to another condition.
A Pennsylvania couple is suing three Collingdale police officers for entering their home without permission in an effort to confiscate a cell phone legally used to record the officers during a February confrontation in front of their home.
Islamic extremism gets a lot of coverage, but much of what many Christians accept as normal because their pastor says it is so looks very much like religious extremism, too. Time to rethink this new style Christianity?
Germany When traveling to Germany it is important to know that the country’s constitution prohibits racial discrimination in general, but there is basically no case law that specifically deals with it, according to Hendrik Cremer, who has worked with the German Institute for Human Rights since 2007. “Those who want to take action against racist …