University of Michigan and Google Are Mapping the Entire Known Web with Censys
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Logging onto a terminal in 2015, it’s easy to forget what the Internet actually is: a massive, massive macro version of your home network. If you’ve got a phone and a computer connected to the web, that’s technically three devices, counting the router. Now multiply that by many billions of times, and you’ve got the number of addresses that the Censys project is aiming to track, though not for arbitrary reasons. Rather, Censys is scanning the known web for security vulnerabilities, at least the obvious kinds that system administrators should know about. The infrastructure for Censys, which is a University…
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P. H. Madore
P. H. Madore lives in Arkansas with his wife and children. He has covered the cryptocurrency beat over the course of hundreds of articles for Hacked's sister site, CryptoCoinsNews, as well as some of her competitors. He is a major contributing developer to the Woodcoin project, and is currently nearing the completion of a cryptocurrency exchange in concert with the firm he primarily works for, Vermont Secure Computing Consultancy.