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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Four out of 10 medication errors involved anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics (anti-infectives), and the most common types of drugs associated with errors were nervous system drugs (27%), cardiovascular drugs (13.5%), and anti-inflammatories/antibiotics (12.3%)."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"We all are recipients of spam and phish. Phishing is a way of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law California's tax on Internet sales through affiliate advertising which will immediately cut small-business website revenue 20% to 30%, experts say."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Glimpses of Social Engineering running amuck! You thought the success of the fast food industry was only about mouths? It may well be the influencing eyes that affect the number of mouths they want to fill...A question I have is; what else are they going to subtly suggest with their "entertainment"? In truth, we may all be a bunch of robots doing as we're told. Scared yet? You should be!

"Chain will rollout TV entertainment network, Wi-Fi in all U.S. units"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Although it's apparently disbanded, LulzSec succeeded in exposing the weaknesses of many large organizations, not the least of which were several U.S. government systems. Malicious hackers' inventiveness will likely continue to grow, and state-sponsored cyberattacks from other countries are a growing possibility as well. Can the U.S. government defend itself?"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A study released this week shows that 68 percent of Facebook users have never shared – and never plan to share – personal health information on the social networking site."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"When does a little white lie become fraud? An estimated 45 million people in the U.S. have deliberately manipulated their identities in applications for credit, cell phone service, auto loans or other credit transactions, according to ID Analytics."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

 

...and this is any better? The cost of this is beginning to appear, but we won't know the serious negative consequences of online Social Networking for years!

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"There’s a new paper out in the CDC’s journal Emerging Infectious Diseases that makes a provocative claim: There is enough similarity between drug-resistance genes in  E. coli carried by chickens and  E. coli infecting humans that the chickens may be the source of it."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

The question I have is why this wasn't done before? Or was it?

"A trojan horse has used the Tor anonymity network to communicate with command and control servers, researchers found."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

With all the "other" countries having issues with RIM, this could seen coming from way back...

"Microsoft has just nabbed a patent for a technology called Legal Intercept that would allow it to intercept, monitor and record VoIP calls."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Facebook, Yahoo!, Microsoft? Who knows?"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Mission Impossible meets Logitech"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A new acoustic invisibility cloak made of a plastic metamaterial makes objects invisible to sound waves, researchers say. It could be used to shield ships from sonar, or build better soundproof walls for concert halls and other spaces. We’ve seen this idea before, but now Duke University researchers have actually built it."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The new 'Popureb' malware hides in the PC's Master Boot Record and fools cleaning attempts"

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