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Two Israeli teens arrested for running major DDoS service

Last week, the FBI arrested a pair of Israeli teenagers who allegedly ran an online booter service called vDOS, as reported by Brian Krebs. vDOS was an online service that helped carry out distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against websites. The business allowed buyers to choose from various subscription options that specified how many seconds the attacks would run for. ...

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Mayor Bloomberg has been a major cultural booster for the city

It feels like ancient history: A new mayor sworn in three months after 9/11 with the city’s cultural fabric fraying, its tourists jittery if they visited at all, its museums losing funding and its streets and soundstages home to only seven television productions. Twelve years later, the cultural life of New York City is as vibrant as it has been ...

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