People around the world have been experiencing a slower internet due to a massive denial of service attack (DDOS) targeting the domain name infrastructure.
We have been hearing about the huge collections of plastics and other rubbish floating in the sea for years, with the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” probably the most well known and certainly the largest. These garbage patches in the ocean leech toxins such as PCB and DDT into the water as well as slowly breaking down and entering the foodchain as microscopic polymers.
NATO’s Co-operative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence has attempted to codify how international laws such as the Geneva Convention should apply to state-sponsored online attacks
Apple is well known to have spent a fortune whilst it regained its place as the pride of many technology consumers. They took aim at Microsoft and the beige box manufacturers in those Mac vs PC ads, but more regularly they remained above the fray making fun, interesting, and creative ads that drew people in to their products and impressive industrial design.