Dear Microsoft, It’s been all over the news this week that Steve Ballmer has decided to step down as CEO. At first this seemed like a decision he had come to by himself, perhaps having felt as if his work here was done. Some started speculating that he was forced out by the board. Whatever […]
As my years of IT security experience taught me, the insider is the most dangerous threat. I guess I know what I’ll be doing this weekend…making sure none of the Hostgator servers under my control were rooted. At least it sounds like the situation was mitigated. You all might want to check your servers, if […]
Yesterday I got the email that millions of other people got in regards to Evernote resetting my password due to someone hacking into their user data system. The investigation has shown… that the individual(s) responsible were able to gain access to Evernote user information, which includes usernames, email addresses associated with Evernote accounts, and encrypted […]
Well, this doesn’t look good. Perhaps most disturbing is all the secrecy surrounding the issue on behalf MC and Visa. Security breaches require transparency, not secrecy. Warning over ‘massive’ MasterCard, Visa security breach
The whole anti-SOPA saga has been hindered by the fact that it’s hard to understand the issues unless you are a geek. For that matter, the whole SOPA sags is an issue because it was written by people who clearly don’t understand its ramifications, and are not geeks. A brilliant idea was born on Reddit […]
Seems pretty obvious to me. If you factor in how cheap it is to watch Netflix, or how you can often get free movies by way of your local cable provier’s “On Demand” type service, it’s even cheaper to stay at home.