No actual vultures were responsible for the severe outages. Image credit: flickr/Avia Venefica
More than a thousand malicious acts have targeted the US telecoms infrastructure in recent years, FCC data shows. For the last three years, vandalism was the single biggest cause of outages identified, accounting for just over a third of the incidents in each year.
Oracle database shops that have or are planning to download the latest version of 12c take warning: The vendor's newly launched, much-hyped in-memory processing database option is turned on by default, according to one expert.