It’s such a shame it’s come to this, but DARK PATTERNS are a reality, and all the Big Tech web sites use it. You should never have to put up with such sinister intentions. (more…)
What would you think if your friend carried a recorder into secret sessions conducted by your state on how to get rid of votes? How to change a ballot, and how to list it incorrectly? (more…)
I’m chasing a story and getting lots of references for my research. Washington Post, blocked unless I subscribe. Wall Street Journal blocked unless I subscribe. We’ve come to the point now that web advertising is not working. I ran my web site for 30 years “ad free”. Why spam your customers? Are we witnessing the death of online advertising?
It’s sometimes amazing who steps up in times of needs or crisis. In this case, the Viking Boat company comes to the aid of first responders, putting their equipment to work for healthcare . . .
The cyber crime industry always looks for a disaster or cause to exploit for their own profit. The pandemic of COVID-19, coronavirus has represented the perfect opportunity to defraud people out of their money! Thanks to SpamCop agents all around the world like Safenetting.com, scams are being reported to the National Cyber Security Centre on a daily basis.
There’s been a lot of buzz lately about utilizing people’s location data on their smartphones to notify them when they’ve come into contact with someone who has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Contact tracers is also becoming a hot topic.
In advance of the 2020 Presidential Election, Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America’s Elections takes a deep dive into the weaknesses of today’s election technology, an issue that is little understood by the public or even lawmakers. (more…)
Have you noticed the same ads showing up in different places? Have you had the sneaky feeling you’re being watched? You mention something on your phone, then ads start showing up for that? Welcome to the connected world! (more…)
Do you remember Snapz Pro? That wonderful screen utility for the Mac that would capture anything? Well, it died with El Capitan and OS Sierra! My favorite feature, screen section to clip board, is saved by Firefox! Thank you Firefox!
Change your password now. Seriously. The cybercrime industry has become so sophisticated they can run as many as 40-million tests per second on your password! This is bad. (more…)