Phishing For a Scapegoat

It’s somewhat scary that more than 10 employees of a laboratory that works on security issues (including phishing) could fall for a phishing attack. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory, or ORNL, managed for the U.S. Department of Energy by UT-Battelle, works on science and technology involved in energy production and national security. In late October …

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Your MP3 Player As Your Phone

I’m not convinced that this gadget is exactly the wonder it claims to be, but it’s an interesting fusion of functions. The soon-to-be-launched Ezmax MP3 Player includes a VoIP feature that, in the words of PC World’s Paul Kallender when the device is linked to an Internet-connected PC via a USB 2.0 port, people can make local …

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My Friendly Neighbourhood PC Store

I’ve long had a love hate relationship with the PC World megastore in my hometown. On the one hand they’re the only folks in town stocking any computer stuff. On the other hand they are truly dreadful: Even during a lunchtime a week before Christmas they have only one till open. When another staff member …

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News: Spam The Website

 You know that spam has hit the big time when it gets its own website. Well, a corner of one: PCWorld.com yesterday released Spam Watch, a new section of its web site dedicated to the latest news, tips and tools in the war against online junk mail. PC World Spam Watch also features “Spam Slayer,” …

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