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Let’s go phishing!

Phishing Phishing is a word that refers to doing things to gain access to sensitive information. In the last article, we discussed tactics hackers and hacker bots use to guess passwords. Now let’s discuss the preferred method of hacking – persuading you to provide all of your sensitive information willingly. Phishing begins by baiting you […]

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I was annoyed, but now I’m hacked!

My dad just received a phone call from the church secretary. “Mr. Snipes, did you know you are sending us emails for Viagra?” Imagine that. Deacon George sending Viagra ads to all his friends and church associates. I thought it was funny, but he was hacked. In every sense of the word. We’ve all seen […]

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Using Google+ – The Advantages

Is Google+ the Facebook killer? I don’t think so, but I do believe it will overtake Facebook in dominance for social media. Back in May, I gave my reasons why Facebook was putting itself in a position to be overtaken, and that the only thing preventing Facebook’s fall from dominance was a viable competitor. Now […]

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Why Facebook won’t remain dominant.

I originally posted this on May 14, 2011. Now that Google is launching Google Plus, this almost looks prophetic. Before the Internet was available, we pre-web surfers used what was called a BBS (bulletin board service). In the BBS era, there were lists of phone numbers we could call via modem and play games, exchange […]

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