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Did Uber Just Make a Huge Mistake?

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] A couple of months ago it was reported that Uber Technologies Inc. acquired a portion of Microsoft Corp.’s Bing mapping unit. What they acquired was about 100 Microsoft employees (they offered them jobs) from the image acquisition, data analysis and processing departments, as well as [...]

By | September 4th, 2015|Review Fraud, Security|0 Comments

Seattle Business Magazine – This Hacker Wears a White Hat

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Drew Atkins of the Seattle Business Magazine just wrote an excellent article that you really should go take a look at.         [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]

By | August 26th, 2015|Google Maps, Government, Security|0 Comments

Cyber Fraud: The Web of Lies

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] In my new book, Cyber Fraud:  The Web of Lies, I expose the massive but poorly understood problem of Internet fraud.  Specifically, fraudulent companies that cheat customers and steal business from legitimate entities through various dirty tricks.  I know these tricks because I used to [...]

By | August 5th, 2015|Cyber Fraud Book, Published|1 Comment

The Mother of All Android Hacks

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Users of the popular Android operating system are all vulnerable to "the mother of all Android vulnerabilities" in which a simple text message can give hackers complete control of your phone. The worst part, is that you don't necessarily need to open the text message [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Phone Hackers, Security|1 Comment

Change your Skype Password Now! Like right now.

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] Users all over the internet are reporting that their accounts are experiencing some weird behavior. Apparently Skype accounts have been getting "spoofed" and Microsoft is recommending that all users change their passwords ASAP. Here is the link to the Skype Forum  Instead of a hard [...]

By | July 20th, 2015|Security|2 Comments

Hackers Threaten to Expose 40 million Members of Ashley Madison

[et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text" background_layout="light" text_orientation="left" use_border_color="off" border_color="#ffffff" border_style="solid"] AshleyMadison is the most recent victim of hackers as Brian Krebs of Krebsonsecurity.com has reported late last night. The hackers identified themselves as "The Impact Team" and posted a small sample of the data that they stole from AshleyMadison's parent company, Avid Life Media.  Avid [...]

By | July 20th, 2015|Breach, Security|1 Comment

10th Man Manifesto

  The Seattle Mariners are, objectively, one of the least successful franchises in Major League Baseball.  They are one of two teams never to play in a World Series.  Through 2014, they have the third lowest winning percentage among Major League franchises; trailing only the Rays and the Padres.  And, perhaps most viscerally for Mariner [...]

By | July 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Case That Gives Google the Right to Steal

Google’s stock price is up over 16% today.  Good for them!  And good for their investors.  Don’t be evil. There are plenty of reasons to be bullish on Google.  And one of them is that they are legally allowed to profit on bullsh*t.  OK, be slightly evil. It’s a well-kept secret that commercial information on [...]

By | July 17th, 2015|Google Maps|0 Comments