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“Melt Up”

Google searches for “melt up” are melting up… Source: Google Trends h/t @hmeisler

US Accuses North Korean Government Of Cyber Attacks Since 2009

Step aside Russia: there is a new global cyber villian in the house – North Korea. On Tuesday, the U.S. government via the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued a rare alert on the activities of a hacking group called “Hidden Cobra,” saying the group was part of the North Korean government and that […]

Tracking Hacking: Visualizing The World’s Biggest Data Breaches

The graphic below shows a timeline of some of the biggest data breaches on record. As Visual Capitalist's Chris Matei notes, each bubble represents the number of records lost in any given breach, with the most sensitive data clustered toward the right side. This data visualization comes to us from Information is Beautiful. Go to […]

For Sale On The Dark Web: Your Tax Refund And Social Security Number

After death, and taxes, we can now add a third 'certainty' to life – identity theft. Amid the business of tax season, it's not just accountants that are toiling hard to collect their fees. As Bloomberg reports, tax season is hog heaven for cybercriminals. The thought of all that personal data just sitting around, unmolested […]

Don’t You Hate Spammy, Sensationalist Click-Bait Like This?

Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, So what's the difference between "fake news," spammy sensationalist click-bait and so-called "mainstream news" that serves the interests of the corporate-state? It's getting hard to tell. We're inundated with spammy sensationalist click-bait. You know what I mean–the little boxes containing eye-candy photos and headlines such as "you won't […]

Up To 15% Of Twitter Accounts Are Fake, Study Finds

In January, when we exposed that up to 350,000 Twitter accounts could be fake, the social media world started to question its own reality. Now, a study from USC and Indiana University, that Twitter has roughly 48 million active bot accounts. That's 15% of reported active users that are not human at all… Earlier this […]

Redneck Investin Part 4 – Free on the Fringe

Seems yall didn’t quite get the gist of our series – and why it should even be bothered to appear.  Well, a few reasons.  One, not everyone has the means of investing in ‘decent’ strategies that may only be eligible for accredited investors or QEPs.  Two, those who don’t have the means to invest in […]