All old scams are new again….

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006

Last week I got a notice of this warning…. it seems that scammers are sending out emails claiming to be from the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.) and the email claims that the government will no longer insure your bank deposits unless you validate certain information…    Send article as PDF   

Sony BMG suspends pressing DRM protected cds

Friday, November 11th, 2005

It looks as though Sony has decided to suspend pressing cds with the XCP copy protection software. Numerous sources are reporting on the “capitulation” of Sony on the matter. It seems as though this is a temporary stop, from what I read they will likely pursue other means of DRM.    Send article as PDF […]

Titan Rain – China attempting to crack US computers?

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

According to an article at the Washington Post, it appears that there are a large number of attacks against Defense related non-classified computers coming from (at least in the last hop) computers residing in China. It’s unclear whether these attacks are REALLY originating from China or if crackers are using Chinese machines as a convenient […]

Homeland Security using RFID at the border

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Cnet news is reporting that the department of Homeland Security is using RFID at U.S. borders. The RFID chips are implanted in the “Customs and Border Protection Form I-94A” document which is used to keep track of comings and goings of foreign visitors.    Send article as PDF