1. FAKE NEWS VIDEOS

    The internet is being increasingly populated with false, misleading, manipulated videos, spread by politicians and advocacy groups as well as regular Joes. Video footage is being altered three main ways: either by being taken out of context, deceptively edited, or deliberately altered. Here’s a breakdown on these misleading practices to help you better determine whether what you’re looking at …Read More

  2. GIVE CHROME THE BOOT

    When you open Chrome to surf the Web, do you have any idea what or who’s looking back at you? If you peer under the hood of Google Chrome, you’ll discover shopping, news, and government sites quietly tagging your browser to let a few thousand friends in the form of ad and data companies ride shotgun while you click around the Web. Seen from the inside, Google’s Chrome browser resembles snoop…Read More

  3. HAVE YOU BEEN PWNED?

    Have any of your on-line accounts been compromised in a data “breach” or “paste”? How do you know? How do you find out? First of all, let’s define the terms. A “breach” is an incident where data is inadvertently exposed in a vulnerable system due to security flaws or weaknesses. A “paste” is information that has been “pasted” to a publicly facing website designed to share the…Read More

  4. BOMB THREAT HOAX

    Dozens of businesses across the country received an e-mailed bomb threat this afternoon, prompting evacuations and building sweeps. Threats were received in Seattle, San Francisco, New York, Miami, and Washington, DC, among other locations. The threat’s originating IP address (194.58.58.54) comes from Moscow, Russia. Here is the verbiage included in the threat: “Hello. My man has hidden an exp…Read More