Years ago the term “sock puppet” was used to describe faked website visitors: it was possible to pay a small fee and your blog could have thousands of visitors. Now the currency is “likes” om FB. So why is it still popular? Simple, it still makes a profit for somebody, perhaps a scammer trying to […]
Check right here: https://haveibeenpwned.com/. Put in your email, see what services and email addresses have been part of an earlier security breach. WOD (word of the day): pwned. Urban dictionary gives a bit of background that it originated from a typo used in a game pwned A corruption of the word “Owned.” This originated in […]
Word of the Day: Eyewash. A Washington Post article describes what from one point of view is “standard practice” of planting disinformation, or from another view a dangerous practice of agencies lying to its own employees.