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Online Tracking Is Getting Creepier (And More..)

Here are a few interesting reads, for you thinkers out there.

Why Online Tracking Is Getting Creepier

The merger of online and offline data is bringing more intrusive tracking.Read more..

* Government-Grade Stealth Malware In Hands Of Criminals

“Gyges” can be bolted onto other malware to hide it from anti-virus, intrusion detection systems, and other security tools.

Malware originally developed for government espionage is now in use by criminals, who are bolting it onto their rootkits and ransomwareRead more..

* The robots are coming: The big question is will you hand over your job – or your life?

A military think-tank has painted a grim picture of the rise of robots in society and warfare.Read more..

Today’s quotable quote:Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”  ~ Mark Twain

Today’s poll (cont.): I finally got around to watcing Seasons 7 and 8 of House (the final two seasons), and so for me, I must now say ‘goodbye’ to friends. (um.. I mean, it really feels that way..)
… I was SHOCKED to learn that House MD ranked only #36 on the imdb’s “Highest Rated TV Series” (especially considering some of the titles that scored higher..) as I am hard put to think of series I was more sorry to see go (Like M*A*S*H, Cheers, , and Seinfeld).

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July 24, 2014 Posted by | advice, cloud computing, computers, consumer electronics, cyber crime, Internet, News, tech | , , , | Leave a comment