Tag: distributed computing

China blocks thousands more websites as ‘Great Firewall’ targets cloud services

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Thousands of websites are no longer accessible from China after the country’s censorship authorities blocked a major hosting and cloud services company. According to internet freedom watchdog GreatFire.org, the EdgeCast content delivery network (CDN), which “provides cloud services to thousands

REVIEW: Brute Force: Cracking the Data Encryption Standard

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By Matt Curtin Springer, 2005 ISBN: 0387201092   Reviewed by Ben Rothke ____________________________________________________________ Brute Force: Cracking the Data Encryption Standard is the story of the life and death of DES (data encryption standard). In the early 1970s, the U.S. government