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Target Breach – The News Keeps Getting Worse Target announced this week that 70 million customers have had their personal information hacked.  These customers had their name, address, phone number and email address stolen.  These victims are not limited to those who have recently shopped at Target.   Target says that this is not a Read more

coach's eye app for windows

If you weren’t already aware, TechSmith is the developer of class leading Snagit screen capture and Camtasia Studio screen recording software. I just received an email from TechSmith announcing that their popular Coach’s Eye app is now available for Windows 8 at a special introductory price of just $1.99… expires 13th January. Over the past Read more

credit-card-fraud

The following excerpt is taken from an original article published by Brian Krebs on his KrebsOnSecurity blog. The article details a massive internet based credit card scam affecting possibly thousands of consumers. It is a complex scenario yet ultimately enlightening read which clearly displays Brian’s investigative skills as he digs deeper and deeper to get Read more

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The Formula Bar resides at the top of your Excel window, immediately below the Ribbon area or the Formatting toolbar depending on which version of Excel you own the license to. There are two parts of the Formula Bar: On the left-hand side is the Name Box and on the right-hand side is the contents Read more

blazevideo-dvd-creator

BlazeVideo has kicked off round 2 of its seasonal promotional with a giveaway of the excellent BlazeVideo DVD Creator software. BlazeVideo DVD Creator would normally sell for $39.95us but is available free for everyone right now in the form of *lifetime* licenses… expires 15th January. BlazeVideo DVD Creator – The software BlazeVideo DVD Creator is Read more

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Mars One Announces Round 2 Astronaut Cut Mars One mission is to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars.  Starting in 2024, crews of four will depart every two years. To that end, Mars One announced the selection of 1,058 candidates from the pool of over 200,000 applicants. These candidates will participate in simulations over the Read more