Issue No.08 - August (2012 vol.45)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2012.272
Topics include the end of France's legendary Minitel pre-Web service, the naming of an IBM machine as the world's fastest supercomputer, development of a gigapixel camera, a new US-Russia cyberwar hotline, online attacks that stole millions of dollars from banks via an automated cloud-based system, and a police SWAT team raiding the wrong house after incorrectly tracking a suspect via an IP address.
Operation High Roller, Minitel, Teletel, Sequoia, TOP500, supercomputers, cyberwarfare, Zeus, SpyEye, hackers
"News Briefs", Computer, vol.45, no. 8, pp. 21-23, August 2012, doi:10.1109/MC.2012.272