Once upon a time, North Korea only cared about cyber espionage. Most of the time, they wanted to spy on South Korea or disrupt South Korean operations. Then, a terrible thing happened. The world began to impose sanctions on them. Life became difficult. Not only could the Dear Leader not get the luxury goods he … Continue reading Russian Gang Making Millions Hacking Cities and Counties across America
“You can't be a revolutionary if you don't eat chilies.” Thus spoke Chairman Mao. Yes, there was a time when everyone in China had to read the wisdom found in the pages of Mao's Little Red Book. But this is the digital age and Mao is dead. The Little Red Book has faded. Yet, wisdom … Continue reading China Forces Workers to Use App that Teaches the Wisdom of President Xi
The arrest of Julian Assange accomplished something that no other news event has been able to do. It brought the left and the right together. Whether you watched Fox or CNN, you would see the same scene: newscasters giving each other high fives as Assange was carried from the Ecuadorian Embassy. But, although they all … Continue reading Why Julian Assange Will Never Serve Prison Time
I was offered a free stay at a luxury resort in the Canary Islands. It seemed too good to be true, and, of course, I wanted to know what the catch was. I was told that I would only have to attend a timeshare presentation that would last an hour or so. It seemed like … Continue reading Upgraded Timeshare Resale Scam is Growing at an Alarming Rate
I'm sure you've been told many times that you should not download apps from third party sites. Either download them directly from the company site or download them from a trusted site like Google Play Store. Now, however, it looks like you can't even be safe if you do that. It's not like Google isn't … Continue reading Fake App Epidemic Hits Google Play Store
It's possible. It may even be likely. However, it would be very difficult to prove U.S. involvement in Venezuela's recent power outages. Yes, U.S. intelligence has the tools to bring down the power grid of any country. (See my article on Nitro Zeus.) Unfortunately, a number of other cyber players have similar technologies. These include … Continue reading Did the U.S. Bring Down Venezuela’s Power Grid?
The key word here is, 'chance'. There are people, most of them young people, who are paying up to $300 for the chance to buy sought after tennis shoes or sneakers. Keep in mind that they might not get the shoes at all and the $300 might just as well have been burned, but, at … Continue reading Would you pay $300 for a chance to buy shoes? The Wacky World of Sneaker Bots