Sony announced their network had been breached, but released limited details regarding the attack vector. This announcement was a precursor to a series of new attacks against other Sony online properties and ultimately the shutdown of the PlayStation Network. On May 13th, Veracode Researcher, Chris Lytle, published his blog post on the anatomy of the PSN attack.
Throughout the history of the Internet, there has been an evolution of web standards. Due to these transformations, today, “the number of devices connected to the Internet exceeds the number of people on Earth.” Vitamin Talent has collaborated with Eric Meyer and Jeffrey Zeldman, founders of An Event Apart, to create this fantastic infographic detailing the changes of web standards during the lifetime of the Internet.
You’ve probably noticed your school becoming more active on the web and in social media over the last few years. There’s a reason for that; they’re competing ruthlessly with other colleges for web superiority to win students’ hearts and minds (and money).
As our world gets more and more complex, we tend to transfer that to the virtual world of ones and zeros. As we clear up more space in the real world, the complexity of the things we virtualize becomes ever greater in size. A great example of this are all the photos that millions of us take each and every day of our lives. With the digital camera comes an ever growing number of photos being uploaded, and for each day that goes by, the resolution of those photos becomes ever greater. So as you canimagine, the storage space needed to fill up everything that we create each day is skyrocketing to levels where we are soon going to be talking about terabytes, zettabytes and even exabytes.