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Time to be informed! March 2, 2010

What would you do if you received a legitimate looking email from your hosting company asking you to OPEN an SMTP relay?

That’s apparently a new style of spam (to create more spam !) targeting administrators. I’m sure there’s a handful of ‘admins’ who can get by and would more than happy to oblige their skillz in opening a relay without really thinking about how fricken nuts it sounds …

http://infoworld.com/d/security-central/fraudsters-hone-their-attacks-spear-phishing-086

Time to separate the weak from the weaker, or is it more weak?

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Cloud Computing and the 3rd Reich

Co-worker suggested this would be a good one to put up, I agree; and this clip never gets old!

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