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Computer Science holding "Expo" Wednesday, Dec. 7
Sunday, November 27, 2011

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences is organizing a Department Expo on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the lobby of Houghton Hall.  At noon there will be a faculty presentation “Digital Battlegrounds: The Technology of Cyber-War” by Prof. Robert Olson.  All members of the public are welcome to attend. 

The lecture will explore a number of easily accessible software suites used by black-hat hackers and hacktivists to conduct reconnaissance over the Internet, disrupt their targets though means of DDoS attacks and “d0xing”, and to evade detection by authorities. A demonstration of a DDoS attack will be provided using Anonymous’ infamous LOIQ software.

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