Cybercriminals often use the names of well-known companies, like ours, in their scams. They think it will convince you to give them money or your personal information. While they usually use email to trick you, they sometimes use the telephone,… Continue reading
Mexican State of Sonora Bans Bizarre Baby Names, Including ‘Facebook,’ ‘Circumcision,’ and ‘Martian’
Across the border from the U.S. state of Arizona, some strange activity has been occurring in the Mexican state of Sonora.
A few parents who have just given birth are experiencing severely clouded judgment when it comes to naming their… Continue reading
MIT STUDENT NATHAN KALLUS CLAIMS BIG DATA CAN BE USED TO ACCURATELY PREDICT CROWD BEHAVIOR, LIKE THE 2013 COUP D’ETAT IN EGYPT.
Twitter is great for things like spoiling the Olympics. But can the social network’s data-gathering ways be used… Continue reading
Pictured above: English speed skaters B. H. Sutton (left), L. H. Cambridgeshire (middle), and A. E. Tibbet (right) train in Chamonix, France for the Winter Olympic Games.
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Symantec said retailers running Windows XP-based POS terminals will soon face an increased attack risk
IDG News Service – Retailers will face an increased risk of data breaches after Microsoft ends support for Windows XP, a version of which powers… Continue reading