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Beware the Christmas Scammer!

Crime, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security

The Midwinter Festival of Excess is upon us, and most people are out looking for deals in the hope of easing the sting of the January bills.  There are many deals to be found online and in various exchange fora such as classified ads, but it is crucial that a shopper exercise a certain amount […]

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So you’re mad at the government, the police, the system…

Crime, Current Events

… how does ripping up your town make it better? Irrespective of what any person may think about the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision, what positive outcome can be expected from ripping up your own community and setting it ablaze? Not that I agree, but I can understand something like “march on city hall.”  I […]

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The Support Scam

Crime, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Security

The Squidette is well versed in computer security, and it’s a good thing. Yesterday someone called to try and effect the Windows Support Scam. What happens is that someone calls you and claims to be receiving messages from your Windows machine. They’ll even talk you through a look into the event logger to show you […]

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