Items tagged with Malaysia-Flight-370

The folks at Lizard Squad just can’t get enough of making the lives of others miserable. In the past month, the hacker group claimed responsibility for DDoS attacks that knocked Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network offline on Christmas Day. While Microsoft was able to restore its services within a day or so, Sony took a few days longer to restore PSN services for gamers. Lizard Squad also took credit for an “assist” in helping Guardians of Peace (#GOP) carryout its November attack on Sony. Lizard Squad is at it once again, this time setting its sights on the Malaysia Airlines’ website. Earlier this morning, visitors to MalaysiaAirlines.com were greeted with the tacky headline “404 - Plane Not... Read more...
Every now and then we need a reminder that technology is more than games and gadgets, and this is one of those times: To help in the bizarre and tragic case of the Malaysia Flight 370 jet that has mysteriously vanished without a trace, a company called DigitalGlobe is using satellite images and crowdsourcing to help in the search. DigitalGlobe says it owns the world’s most advanced commercial imaging satellites, and it also has a crowdsourcing platform called Tomnod that allows users to comb through satellite images to aid “Response and recovery efforts for numerous natural and man-made disasters”. DigitalGlobe Tomnod DigitalGlobe used its satellites to capture some 3,200 square... Read more...