I was researching fake news related to the NFL-Anthem controversy today and decided to check in on tweets related to NFL sponsors. Most had taken a middle-of-the-road position in a conflict that is not allowing a middle-of-the-road position. When I checked to see how Budweiser was responding to numerous attacks, this is what I found. … Continue reading Has the Budweiser Twitter Account Been Hacked?
If I wanted to hack into a particular corporate network, I would begin by visiting LinkedIn. LinkedIn is like a menu for hackers. I simply type in the name of the company network I want to break into, and I will find a list of people who work for it. In other words, I'll have … Continue reading The LinkedIn Job Scam
Scams targeting the delivery chain have been around for as long as people have ordered merchandise on the internet. They vary mainly in the part of the chain they target and the severity of their goals. Some scams, sent by spammers, simply trick you into visiting a client's website in the hope that you'll buy … Continue reading Watch Out For the Dangerous UPS/FedEx Delivery Scam
Gen Z (a.k.a. iGen) refers to those individuals born around 1995. It's the generation composed mostly of today's teenagers. They were born with the internet firmly in place and with smartphone use becoming mainstream. They have no substantive recollection of 9/11, unlike Millennials (ages 21 to 37). Although Millennials welcome the arrival of the tech-dependent … Continue reading The New Generation, Gen Z: “We don’t want to end up like Millennials”
If you haven't yet checked to see if your email address was compromised in the recent password exposure, go and do it now. You can type in your email address here. This will give you the dumps that your email was found in. Keep in mind that even the site's owner, Troy Hunt, was … Continue reading The Banking Trojan that Uses the 711 Million Exposed Email Addresses: Why You Should Be Concerned