Controversial world chess tournament website struck by denial-of-service attack

Might angry chess fanatics be behind the attack?

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I love chess, but I don’t trust FIDE’s website with my password or passport

FIDE, the world’s chess federation, is storing online passwords insecurely, and asking players to upload scans of their passport and other ID documents without even using HTTPS.

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Are Americans less intelligent than Russians? Trend Micro security chief says yes

Are Americans dumber than Russians?

Wait. You don’t have to rush to answer that, because a computer security company has done the hard work for you, and come to a definitive conclusion.

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Chess CAPTCHA – a serious defence against spammers?

Spammers are told they have to solve a chess puzzle before they can leave junk messages.

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