In October 1994, Dr. Nicely contacted Intel support to report the flaw found within their Pentium chip. Due to Intel’s lack of responsibility into addressing and correcting the flaw, Dr. Nicely decided to send an email to several people addressing his discovery of the Pentium “bug”. The email spreads quickly among the computer/ Internet community, one of those who received it was Richard Smith, president of Phar Lap software in Cambridge, MA (Emery, 1996). Phar Lap’s programmers test the error and verified the flaw. This causes Smith to forward Dr. Nicely’s email to Microsoft,
Your intern forwards a message to you about a new computer virus that you discover is a hoax from a reliable source. What should you do? Answer: Reply to the message and tell him that you have discovered the virus is a hoax. Also send him the web address for the hoax information. 3.
* The game started by informing me that I was going to be reviewing a new security ID system for the company. It threw me off when I checked the e-mails and saw that I had to resolve another issue before I could start on the ID system. After reading the e-mails from Jorge Sandoval, the IT Director, I was informed that an employee had been blogging about the company’s safety regulations. My next e-mail was really mind blowing, because another employee illegally hacked into another employee’s home computer to find out what was known about the company and who is was that was blogging. In the end, I had an employee who had violated the NDA, Aaron Web, and another employee who had broken the law for tdhe company, Jamal Moore.
The Pentium Flaw was originally a problem with the Pentiums microprocessor’s math coprocessor, or floating-point unit (FPU). The Pentium Flaw was discovered at Lynchburg College in 1994 when a math professor, by the name of Thomas Nicely, was calculating sum of reciprocals, using his Pentium computer and noticed that the Pentium calculations were slightly off from the theoretical aspects. He tried another computer and ended up with the correct results and then based the source of the problem on the Pentium itself. He sent an inquiry to Intel about their Pentium flaw, when he received no response he politely posted a notice on the internet if others have confirmed his suspicions. Intel’s response to the flaw was "An error is only likely to occur [about] once in nine billion random floating point divides", and that "an average spreadsheet user could encounter this subtle flaw once in every 27,000 years of use."
VUT Task 3 by Brandon Moore for VUT2 Vulnerability Assessment To: Boss From: Brandon Moore Date: August 12, 2011 Subject: Intrusion Detection Needs Recently our organization was hit by a denial-of-service attack which resulted in the internet connection being slowed down to a point where it became unusable. This created a situation where the staff was unable to send insurance claims to the insurance companies. On top of the DoS attack, the firewall had been accessed remotely by a user who was able to gain administrator access and disabled the firewall rules which would have prevented this DoS attack. There are three critical points in this attack that would have been caught
The results were bizarre for the patients and for the researchers. I remember seeing this footage nearly 30 years ago and being completely blown away. Sperry's experiments made use of the fact that the right hand is controlled by the left hemisphere and vice versa. Female Speaker 1 Put your left hand through the screen. Okay, I'm going to put a number in your hand now and what I want you to do is signal the answer.
There are several articles with very interesting and informative topics that are currently receiving attention in the FDS news online; one in particular is the British drug maker that was cited for cGMP, what is known as misbranding violations. After an inspection, there was evidence of glass fragments in a batch of the company’s clikpak drug vials. There was no corrective and preventive action plan to reduce future occurrences. Another interesting article is the Smiths Medical Med fusion recalls 4000 infusion pumps for software woes, A system error could cause the pump to stop running, potentially ending patient therapy and causing adverse event. These topics and many others are on the web, and talk about Food and Drug Administration news and have had an impact on society and market share, especially if there is no corrective plan.
January 26, 2012 Grady McKenzie Terra Computers 2011 University Lane Dallas, TX 75379 Dear Mr. McKenzie: Subject: F24Z Illuminators It is my understanding that there are a number of issues with the Illuminators that you purchased from my company; eye strain, the light malfunctioning, technicians not doing their jobs correctly, and possibly even faulty equipment. In addition to that you are experiencing downtime delays and missed deadlines. First and foremost let me apologize for any inconvenience this has caused you. I will immediately have someone come out and install new illuminators at your convenience, with the hope that this fully remedies the problem. In addition I will refund you 10% of your purchase price for
Forty years have passed and there are still all kinds of injustices similar to discrimination, but we are no longer doing things like we did in 1965. Not only will the “robotic moment” change the way we fight for just causes, it will both improve and diminish our capacity to do so. Just like Orr joined the Civil Rights movement for selfish reasons, people today find themselves turning to technology for the same reasons. At a young age, Orr found himself buried in the guilt that came from accidentally killing his brother at age twelve. This guilt later on acted as the fuel for his involvement in the Civil Rights Movement.