Tax Scam Season Is Here

Tax Scam Season Is Here

Like an early sign of spring, the tax scammers and would-be defrauders are already spreading their evil lies all across the land. And this year, they’ve gotten an early start and seem worse than ever. The IRS says that phishing scams – using email supposedly...
What the Election Hack Means

What the Election Hack Means

Shocked, horrified, or thrilled by the outcome, millions of Americans the day after the popular vote breathed sighs of resignation or relief or even profound despair. Most were just glad that the long nightmarish ordeal of the presidential election was finally over....
The Sound of Cyberwar is Silence

The Sound of Cyberwar is Silence

Whether you’ve been immersed in the mad circus that is the 2016 Presidential Election or hiding under a rock to avoid it all, you may have missed certain ominous signs recently in the news. These signal a terrifying new reality: cyberwar, international conflict...
The Internet Belongs to the World

The Internet Belongs to the World

A quiet, but potentially revolutionary change is coming to the way the global computer network is run. In a way, this change is much like that when iPv6 was adopted. The modifications are technical, with lots of complicated entities with names made out of initials...
Facebook and the Power of Algorithms

Facebook and the Power of Algorithms

Poor Mark Zuckerberg. You’d think that being co-founder and CEO of Facebook, the largest and most successful social media empire ever upon whom billions depend, would be a pretty sweet gig. But the baby-faced billionaire gets no respect. His own page on Facebook...