stupid hackers

Originally written by Neil Weinberg for CSOonline.com.  Neal Weinberg is a freelance technology writer and editor. He can be reached at neal@misterwrite.net. Hackers have used some strange ways to break into networks or commit fraud. Not all are clever or smart. Hackers are determined, persistent, clever, adaptable, stealthy and merciless. They will exploit any tragedy, even…

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Recently there has been massive upheaval in the IT Asset Management Industry. Executives of one company were sentenced to prison for illegal exports of e-waste. Another very large company, Arrow, just days ago has left the industry completely. After going on an acquisitions frenzy in 2014 where they consolidated about a half dozen of the…

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The recent “Momo Challenge” and the “Blue Whale Challenge” as referenced in this article, have brought to light a disturbing trend in the age of social media. That is, the wide variety of stories, trends, etc., that “go viral.” The great thing about social media is if you want to share information, it is very…

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Article Written by Renee H. Martin – Partner at Dilworth Paxson LLP and Joseph Harford – Founder and President of Reclamere, Inc. It seems that each day we all read about another data breach: Houzz, Dunkin’ Donuts, Advent health, and others. The concern for executives is not the “if” of a breach but the “when”…

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Be on the lookout for emails in your inbox from “analysts” about the recent Boeing 737 Max airplane crashes, asking you to notify your loved ones about possible other airlines “that will go down soon”. These emails come with infected attachments that might make it through the filters, either at the office or at your…

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