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Derailed 2 (aka “Festive Friday Fun”)

I’m feeling generous, so how about a Two-for-the-Price-of-One special?

Fun video #1 Looking back, it’s kind of hard to believe they called this band “punk”..

Fun video #2 (a bit more in the Holiday spirit…)

Please be conscientious, and use good, healthy, “paranoid common sense” during this prime cybercrime season. (I.e., don’t open emails advertising extreme bargains on online stores you’ve never heard of before.) And, do the same while you’re in the malls, too (don’t leave your purse in the shopping cart, for instance).

Today’s tech reading:

* now ‘censors’ explicit content from image searches image search now restricts sexual or not-safe-for-work content, thanks to changes in the search engine’s SafeSearch settings. However, some are calling it “censorship.Read more..

[How To Win Friends And Influence People: turn off their porn. Brilliant!]

* Team GhostShell leaks data (stolen) from 1.6 million accounts

Team GhostShell, an Anonymous-related hacktivist group, has claimed that it leaked 1.6 million account details and records gleaned from dozens of organizations and businesses, including NASA, the FBI, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) and the Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME).

The collective previously made headlines for posting online the data of 100 top-rated universities, as well as that of 100 websites for banks, consulting firms, government agencies and other institutions across various industries.Read more..

[Yes, this is working out so well, let’s put even more info into databases! Better yet, let’s put it all into one or two giant databases, and let these same admins run them.]

Silly little poll (cont.)

Today’s quote:Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.” ~ Mother Teresa

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December 14, 2012 Posted by | digital Video, Google, hackers, Internet, News | | Leave a comment