Gordon And Mike's ICT Podcast
Perspectives on Technology and Education from Gordon F. Snyder, Jr. & Mike Qaissaunee

In this episode, we discuss a wide range of topics, including: 

- The Jesters denial of service attack on the Westboro Baptist Church website.

- How one might prevent such attacks

- The seizure of domain names by the Department of Homeland Security

- The treatment of Bradley Manning

- Google and bugs in Flash

- A 16-year old girl that may have hacked HBGary 

- Skype and encryption data leaks

and, finally

- How the events in Japan may effect iPad2 availability.

Layer 7 Denial of Service attacks:

th3j35t3r's assault on Westboro Baptist Church Website Continues


Live Performance Report for Westboro Church Website: four sites held down 24 days from a single 3G cellphone: 


Defense techniques:

Protecting a Web server with a Load-Balancer 


Protecting a Web server with mod_security (a Web Application Firewall)


Protecting a Web server with iptables (a firewall)


Westboro Spoof for a Good Purpose



DHS siezure of domain names:

Web seizures trample due process 



Bradey Manning's Continuing Abuse in Captivity

Ellsberg on Obama’s View that Manning’s Treatment is “Appropriate”


WH forces P.J. Crowley to resign for condemning abuse of Manning



Google and Flash Bugs

Google first to patch Flash bug with Chrome update



"Anonymous" Hacker Speaks

Is This The Girl That Hacked HBGary?  16 years old, and in hiding for a felony



Skype Encryption Leaks Data

Uncovering spoken phrases in encrypted VoIP conversations



Shortages of Apple's iPad and iPhone to bleed into June quarter -- caused by Japan's disasters


Direct download: G_M_and_S_Podcast_3-17-11.mp3
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