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Folks, truly a ‘must read’ for you today. Please read the whole article, and please have your thinking caps on.

Google turns in a user for allegedly possessing criminal material

Find out how Google detected illegal activity on their systems and how they responded to the discovery.Read more..

[ .. and you may want to peruse the numerous comments as well .. ]

And if that wasn’t enough for you, More Good Reading: Hacked Canadian ISP leads to virtual currency theft

A hacker who gained privileged access to a Canadian ISP’s network hijacked net traffic from foreign networks and stole more than $83,000 in virtual currency.

The hacker, who experts believe may be a former employee of the Canadian ISP and is working alone, compromised the servers of firms that generate virtual currencies like Bitcoin and Dogecoin.” Read more..

[ um.. “firms that generate virtual currency”..? ]

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Today’s quote:There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.” ~ Aristotle

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All we really have, in the end, are our stories.
Make yours great ones. Ones to be proud of.
And please, never forget – one person can make a difference.
Find a way to make someone’s day today.
(Best advice I ever heard? Don’t sweat the small stuff.)

August 13, 2014 Posted by | cyber crime, Google, hackers, Internet, News, security | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sunday Beauty #43 | Gifts for grads under $100

When I typed the title for today’s post.. the number (43) jumped out at me (for some reason). Forty-three weeks… well, here you go — a pretty picture for your Sunday. My Canadian friends have been on my mind, so today’s image comes from Canada’s western mountains..

Avalanche Lake, Canada

Click on image to see more by this artist

“Avalanche Lake” by nateeag, courtesy of Flickr Commons.

BONUS: A quote for your day:Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.”  ~ Marcus Aurelius

Folks, HP has a “Gifts for Grads Sale” going I thought you might be interested in… as they are under $100. To see their ad, click here.
It seems we have a new Class of 2011 running loose.. Congratulations Graduates!

Enjoy the day, folks, and let’s be safe out there.

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May 22, 2011 Posted by | Digital Images | , , , , , | 2 Comments