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Month: December 2014

North Pole-Elves have confirmed that hackers have compromised the database that Santa uses to keep track of who is naughty or nice.  The resulting hack caused a brief delay in processing and after restoring information from the backup system, all systems were normal and worked properly for delivery. Lead Elf Ernest stated in a press …

Santa survives hackers but data brokers still own you.Read More »

Sony has been hacked several times. Its latest embarrassment is directed at itself and is just one more example of the lack of security on the internet. You might just wonder why that can be. Everyone knows the internet is plagued by viruses and malware. Hackers have stolen millions of credit card numbers and set …

Asleep at the switch: why so many sites get hackedRead More »

Many people are familiar with connecting to a Wi-Fi hot spot. Our phones, tablets and wi-fi security computers  all have Wi-Fi ability, and we have been told that (encryption) is what makes us safe. Many don’t understand that open Wi-Fi is dangerous; they blindly connect their devices and go about looking for a date or checking …

wi-fi Security is for everyoneRead More »

For most Americans the internet seems like it is just there. The sites and services either work or don’t. We have become so accustom to poorly designed operating systems and faulty connections that we don’t notice, when the toll trolls appear. The gate keepers and toll barriers to connect to the internet are the companies; …

The fight over Net NeutralityRead More »

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