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+ - Anonymous says its taking down Fox News Site Nove ->

Submitted by Killer Instinct
Killer Instinct (851436) writes "To combat what it calls Fox News' "continued, right-wing conservative propaganda," the video announces the kickoff of "Operation Fox Hunt," and says that on Nov. 5, Anonymous members will destroy the Fox News website, (the video does not specify how). Not only does the video promise to take down the news site, but Anonymous, the video says, will "also engage in a propaganda campaign of our own to show them how it feels to be chastised."
>So what do they mean by destroy the web site? Its one thing to do a DoS, or even hack in and change the front page. But to destroy the web site would take a lot more then anonymous has done before."

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+ - Xbox Live users suffering hacked accounts->

Submitted by Killer Instinct
Killer Instinct (851436) writes "Microsoft responded to complaints that their XBOX Live network had been hacked ...oeWe do not have any evidence the Xbox LIVE service has been compromised. We take the security of our service seriously and work on an ongoing basis to improve it against evolving threats. However, a limited number of members have contacted us regarding unauthorized access to their accounts by outside individuals. We are working with our impacted members directly to resolve any unauthorized changes to their accounts.

So the only thing they have done is ...."Microsoft's response has been to lock down affected accounts for 25 days while the company investigates the charges."
Has your XBOX Live account been compromised?

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+ - Blackberry Outage caused by March on Wall Street h->

Submitted by Killer Instinct
Killer Instinct (851436) writes ""The banker is one of millions of BlackBerry users in various regions around the world who have been plagued by service disruptions over the last three days, with North American users of Research in Motion's popular handheld device being the latest to get hit on Wednesday."

Rumors abound that Anonymous may be in on this too. Seems the march on wall street and banks got interesting."

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+ - Content Management vs Framework

Submitted by Killer Instinct
Killer Instinct (851436) writes "Which would you recommend, content management system or a framework? If it matters, PHP is the underlying language. I work in a small group developing internal web pages for our company. We call them "tools" since they basically enforce a process and allow for metrics to be produced for management. The group started with 2 people 6 years ago, but now we have a few more members of our team. PHP was selected at the start, and has worked fine. However we are now at a point where a Framework or a Content Management system could allow us to be more productive, and are at a crossroads. We do have new tools to create, but basically everything is tied together with a backend database and code, which link many of what used to, and are often used as, standalone tools together. Most of the group can write decent SQL, a few of us are engineers, and a few are programmers. From your experience, what is the deciding factor to make a change to a framework, and when do you think a content management system should be used, instead of a framework."

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