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Aug 29, 2014

Toby Keith's New Spot Serves Spicy Spam - and Beer in Red Solo Cups

Big Dog Daddy's Icehouse in Norman, Oklahoma, is opening just in time for the start of school at O... #Oklahoma #Toby Keith

Aug 26, 2014

Hackers prey on Russian patriotism to grow the Kelihos botnet

The cybercriminal gang behind the Kelihos botnet is tricking users into installing malware on their computers by appealing to pro-Russian sentiments stoked by recent international sanctions against the country. Researchers from security firms Websens... #Oklahoma #Toby Keith

Aug 30, 2014

Should I Switch From HTTP to HTTPS for SEO Reasons?

Google announced on its Webmaster Central Blog on August 6, 2014 that HTTPS was now being used as a ranking signal. In the blog post, Google stated that the reasons behind this move was over security and that they have begun to “see more and more web... #Google Inc. #John Mueller

Aug 26, 2014

Budget Crime: You Can Buy A Stolen Credit Card And Rent A Hacker For Under $20

One of the most terrifying realities of cyber crime is that it’s now easier than ever to become a cyber criminal. Yes, people are more tech savvy and therefore understand phrases like ‘botnet’ and ‘DDoS’, but the online black market that aids cybercr... #Google Inc. #John Mueller

Aug 06, 2014

What to do if you think Russian hackers stole your login, password

A ring of Russian hackers have allegedly stolen more than a billion online user names and passwords, including more than 500 million email addresses. They are believed to be using that data to spam Internet users... #Google Inc. #John Mueller

Aug 12, 2014

Accused Obamacare spammer settles FTC charges

A company accused of sending unsolicited and deceptive email before the roll out of the U.S. Affordable Care Act will pay US$350,000 to settle a complaint from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The FTC accused Yair Shalev and his Florida-based compa... #Florida #Federal Trade Commission

Aug 12, 2014

Google tightens Gmail spam filtering

Google is boosting Gmail’s ability to detect and block malicious emails from spammers and scammers that exploit similarities among Unicode characters to dupe users into clicking on bad links. Unicode provides a standard for character encoding for all... #Florida #Federal Trade Commission

Aug 06, 2014

The CDC's Ebola Catch-Up Game

As an extraordinarily secure isolation ward in Atlanta received its second Ebola victim Tuesday, New Yorkers awoke to tabloid headlines screaming about a possible third case of Ebola in America. A patient had presented to Mount Sinai with fever and a... #Barack Obama #Africa

Aug 14, 2014

Why spammers persist despite filters and well-informed users

Matilda Reich asked why, in a world where everyone knows about the dangers of spam, and every email program has a spam filter, these dreadful messages just keep coming. To put it bluntly, some people don’t get it. As George Carlin put it, “Think of h... #Barack Obama #Africa

Aug 06, 2014

What to do if you think Russian hackers stole your login, password

A ring of Russian hackers have allegedly stolen more than a billion online user names and passwords, including more than 500 million email addresses. They are believed to be using that data to spam Internet users... #Barack Obama #Africa