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What’s wrong with Instant Messaging? Part 2

We looked last week at some security problems related to Instant Messaging (IM). The question was also posed, “Do software manufacturers have a responsibility to teach the safe operation of their products? As automakers are responsible to inform their customers...

What’s wrong with Instant Messaging? Part 1

Love it or hate it, Instant Messaging (IM) has become an important tool to many Internet users. The ability to instantly send tiny email-like messages to friends and family without any fussy face-to-face or even voice-to-voice personal interaction has become a...

Insiders not needed for gas station rip-offs

Much ado was made over the Labor Day weekend about a University of Oklahoma football player stealing gas from a local convenience store. Seems that he was caught after hours with a key to open the gas pump, allowing him to enter an access code into the pumps...

Most antispam tech still lame

Earlier this week I received an email from a rather forlorn customer asking, “I cannot stand the spam; what is a good spam blocker?” Outside of the delete key, I have very few recommendations when it comes to “spam blockers.” Spam (or,...