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Posts Tagged ‘university of twente’

Can a brain live for a minute after decapitation?

Can a brain live for a minute after decapitation?

Since I was a kid, I’ve been fascinated by 19th century guillotine anecdotes about severed heads winking, attempting to speak, or smiling. The "Guillotine" entry in Wikipedia has a section on Living heads and The Straight Dope has investigated the topic as well. And now, two new scientific studies also push on the question of whether the brain [...]

Anonymous isn’t: LOIC leaks internet address of user

Anonymous isn’t: LOIC leaks internet address of user

Researchers at the University of Twente in the Netherlands report that the LOIC (Low Orbit Ion Cannon) software used in pro-Wikileaks Anonymous attacks discloses the identity of the user. If hacktivists use this tool directly from their own machines, instead of via anonymization networks such as Tor, the Internet address of the attacker is [...]