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Month: May, 2011

Extreme Couponing – Dangerous and mostly illegal

21 May, 2011 (07:22) | antivirus/spyware, Easy Money Making, prediction, security | No comments

Watching the TLC show Extreme Couponing immediately leaves a computer nerd with a skeptical feeling. Coupons today are driven by an incredible data mining corporate machine, it is hard to understand the $/hour cost of couponing and selling your soul vs getting a job. A little googling shows the illegal status of bar code fraud […]

Apple spyware numbers through the roof (for a mac)

18 May, 2011 (15:23) | Mindless Blather | No comments

So first read this: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/why-malware-for-macs-is-on-its-way/3243 Ed got it right 13 days ago. Mac trojan on a large scale popped up in a big way. The problem with this particular one stems from the press it is already getting. If more news agencies catch on, more dumb users will start to panic. As they start to […]

Black market movie trading getting way too easy, RIAA is going to be pissed

4 May, 2011 (19:09) | Mindless Blather | No comments

You can find all sorts of places on the net these days to buy a 2-3TB hard drive with a few thousand episodes of tv show or movies. As storage capacity increases, it will be more difficult for Hollywood to keep up their old model. Movies are going to have to get really cheap if […]