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A Winter Saturday…

I know that several thousand of you are just itching to know my Playoff picks. I know this because several (read: “nobody”) have written and asked me. So, here you go:
Playoff Picks

For those of you who are curious, I also pick none of these 4 to make it to the Championship.

In the Tech Department (this is, after all, a tech Website), I have been sitting on a news item for some time now. I have been sitting on it because I simply haven’t decided on how I want to write it up.

Actually, I know how I want to write it up, as this has me so mad (and depressed) that I want to lash out. But I am not at all sure how to present it to you, Dear Reader.
Is your “average computer user” mind ready for the implications?

So.. Maybe I will come back to this.. Maybe I will wait for Reader’s Reactions (in the Comments).. In the meantime, I will just give you the ‘blurb’, and let you read the facts for yourselves. I hope you will think about the “state of the Internet” while you do so..

“Researchers at security firm Finjan have discovered details of a new type of banking Trojan horse that as well as stealing your bank login credentials, also steals money from your account while you are logged in and falsely displays the balance you expect to see.”

Please click here to read the whole article.

Have a pleasant weekend.

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January 9, 2010 Posted by | computers, cyber crime, Internet, News | , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments