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Scammers at it again ...

My dear 83 yo step mum received a call from a girl purporting to be from the tax office.

The girl informed mum that she had been ignoring letters from the Australian Tax Office and that representatives had been calling around but she has been avoiding them. 173 more words


Airline RFID Baggage Tags & Security

This year at DEFCON and on Twitter, I was asking people for their luggage tags for some research that I’m planning on doing. So I guess it’s time to explain what exactly I am looking into, what aspects of privacy I plan to maintain during my work, and the goals. 1,180 more words

Computer Security

Five things you should know before you start your work day on Aug. 29

Good morning. As many as 60,000 energy professionals have been laid off in Alberta since the beginning of the oil price downturn. How good are the telecoms’ back-to-school deals? 962 more words


On the Recent Hack of NSA Tools

It’s been a couple of weeks now, and the mainstream press has twisted this thing completely out of shape. They don’t have a clue what is really happening, but they’ll use anything as an excuse to stir up fear and push their perverted agenda. 1,081 more words


A Tradewinds History, part 7 (with a security lagniappe)

I apologize for the unplanned security crisis that interrupted the peaceful progression of these blogs!

We carry on with the show…

The show was officially opened by Cindy N., then president of the Canadian Knitting Guild. 939 more words

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How to Get Twitter’s Blue Badge of Authenticity

You can now apply for one of those little blue checks next to your user name that signify an official Twitter account.. via NYT Technology http://ift.tt/2bwbCbh


Saboteurs Beware

With the outsourcing of microchip design and fabrication worldwide, a $350 billion business, bad actors along the supply chain have many opportunities to install malicious circuitry in chips. 262 more words