FoIP, short for Fraud over Internet Protocol, is the act of taking advantage of VoIP security vulnerabilities to steal network capacity. The term was used after a well-known criminal case where two men tapped into corporate and service provider networks and routed millions of minutes in calls illegally. One of the first uses of the term FoIP as an acronym for Fraud over Internet Protocol appeared in an article on Datamation. (Datamation is owned by the same parent company as
A popular and free version of the UNIX operating system that runs on x86-compatible, DEC Alpha, PC-98, AMD64, IA64 and SPARC64 architectures. FreeBSD is distributed in executable and source code form. The source code enables ambitious users to actually extend the operating system. Another popular and free version of UNIX is Linux.
FreeDOS is a DOS-compatible operating system and package of separate programs made up of open source software, licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). FreeDOS is designed for use on IBM PC compatible computers and supports supports older and the newer IBM hardware. The FreeDOS project was started in 1994 after Microsoft stopped support […]
An open source programming library that is a reimplementation of the Tabular Data Stream protocol, used in place of db-lib or ct-lib libraries. FreeTDS allows different open source applications such as Perl and PHP (or your own C or C++ program) to connect to Sybase or Microsoft SQL Server. FreeTDS consists of two projects. The […]
A grassroots nonprofit networked online community that offers local and individual city groups that promote reuse through local gifting among their members. People can join their own local Freecycle network to post and read ads by other members who are looking for free items or who have free items to give away. Each local Freecycle […]
A patented motion control technology used in a variety of consumer electronics (CE) including handheld devices and pointing devices including mice. The Freespace motion control technology lets consumers operate the supported device using natural movements to navigate and select content on-screen with point-and-click interactivity. Used in a mouse, for example, Freespace motion sensing would interpret […]