Tag Archives: Caribbean

The Privacy Myth

By | February 13, 2007

If there’s one myth that endures in this age of online participation, blogs, shared photo albums and Web 2.0, it’s that we’ve overcome our concerns about privacy. It sounds on the surface, logical: We must have gotten over this weird paranoia, or else why would we share so much online? Why would we bother about privacy issues when… Read More »

News: The Explanation Behind All Those Attacks?

By | November 12, 2003

 It seems that there’s a purpose behind the viruses we’ve all been getting: old-fashioned extortion. Reuters reports that extortionists — many thought to come from eastern Europe — have been targetting casinos and retailers, but one recent high-profile victim was the Port of Houston. The attacks, which can cripple a corporate network with a barrage of bogus data… Read More »

News: Dodgy Viral Marketing

By | July 15, 2003

 The folks at Sophos antivirus are drawing attention to something I think is going to pose a real problem for more sincerely motivated companies: Dodgy Viral Marketing or DVM. It’s nothing new, but it’s back, and it works like this: receive an email which invites you to visit a website to view comedy video clips, such as one… Read More »

Loose Wire: War Games By

By | January 10, 2002

Loose Wire: War Games By Jeremy Wagstaff 01/10/2002 Far Eastern Economic Review (Copyright (c) 2002, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.) I’m not going to venture an opinion on the state of the war against terror, but I’m probably the only one. Think you can do better than the military? Try your hand at Real War, which isn’t just… Read More »