Tech – for Everyone

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For your consideration..

* How to find out if your password has been stolen

There are many public databases of breached accounts, the largest breach being that of Adobe.com, but no way to search across all of them. Until now.Read more..

* Hackers access plain text info on nearly 500K JPMorgan Chase cardholders

Banking and financial services holding company JPMorgan Chase is alerting 465,000 prepaid cash cardholders that their personal information may have been compromised by hackers.Read more..

* 3 Big Misconceptions About Bitcoin

Not long ago, most people were dismissing Bitcoin as merely a passing fad or a hobby for crypto-geeks, if they knew about it at all. Its quixotic nature was taken as a given, as was its ultimate fate: failure to change the status quo, followed by irrelevance. It wasn’t until Bitcoin’s exchange value topped $200 in April 2013 that most mainstream media outlets first took notice.Read more..

And how about a pretty picture? (aka Sunday Beauty #143)

zion canyon

Click on image to see more by this artist

Today’s quote:Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” ~ Earl Nightingale

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December 8, 2013 - Posted by | advice, computers, consumer electronics, cyber crime, digital music, hackers, Internet, News, security, tech | , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. Hackers, Stolen Pass Words, Bank Accounts, Bitcoin…all makes my head spin…I think I’ll stick to Pretty Pictures!

    This Sunday Beauty is Amazingly Beautiful! It’s awesomely mysterious … a little bit Eerie too…especially to be sitting in a canoe at the bottom of the mountain…perhaps feeling enveloped by its height.

    Like

    Comment by Gaia | December 9, 2013 | Reply

    • Gaia,
      Utah’s Zion Canyon is a river gorge so pretty it is a National park.

      And, yes. Our ill-thought out, profit-driven tech evolution does kind of make one’s head spin ..

      Like

      Comment by techpaul | December 9, 2013 | Reply


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