Tag: Twitter Inc.

3
Apr

Must Have Apps For Your iPad

Whether you use your iPad primarily for business or personal purposes, will determine what apps you absolutely “must have” as Lex Friedman put it in his article for Computer World. Everyone has his own idea about which apps you “must have” on your iPad. There are so many from which to choose, that you really have to make…

28
Feb

IT Security Threats

As hackers become more sophisticated, businesses and individuals become more vulnerable to attack. Everyone must remain vigilant. Installing security software and firewalls are a start, but they certainly aren’t enough. For one thing, security software only works when it’s used. People who install the software without ever taking the time to schedule regular computer scans…

19
Jan

Symantec Customers at Risk Thanks to Source Code Theft

The idea of being hacked is a scary one, and the importance of protecting your computer from viruses and malware can’t be understated. It’s even scarier to think about what could happen if a security software manufacturer got hacked. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to Symantec six years ago. In 2006, hackers got their hands…

12
Jan

Twitter is upset with Google!

One of our team members brought this to our attention.  In a recent article on BBC UK, Social Media micro blog service Twitter is upset with Google over their integration of Google Plus into search results.  The ongoing feuds continue between the top social media services as they continue to figure out how to work…

9
Jan

80’s Pop Star Adam Ant is not dead!

You have to love the Internet.  Social media services such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn allow us to stay in pretty close contact with all of our clients, colleagues and friends.  But it does have a dark side. How many fake death announcements have hit the Internet during the past year?  There are many, so…

7
Jan

LinkedIn Has Apps, Too.

If you have a smart phone, then you probably already know how convenient apps are. Some sites, like LinkedIn, are aware of how much people enjoy having apps that can help them simplify their lives and save time. It has a variety of apps that can be used on site that allow people to connect…

5
Jan

Do you know about the National Cyber Security Alliance

Everyone wants to be safe online, but not everyone knows how.  Malicious websites, spyware and viruses may not be lurking around every corner, but they are prevalent enough for people to become more aware of what they are, how they operate and how to avoid them.  That’s where the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) comes…

12
Dec

Job Hunting Using Social Media

Landing a job is getting harder by the day, thanks to the economy that doesn’t seem to be getting any better. Add break neck competition to it and you’ve got a situation which even a college degree and years of experience cannot deal with. However, even though things are looking pretty bleak enploymentwise, people have…

16
Apr

Are Social Networks the New Front Line For Social Engineering?

The corporate sector is increasingly using Internet-based technologies, and cybercriminals have found ways to take advantage of corporate Canada’s adoption of social media and internet technologies. Using social networks and search engines, attackers are stealing intellectual corporate property which is more valuable than day-to-day financial and customer data by performing astutely crafted social engineering attacks. These attacks are mostly devised

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