Category Archives: News

RoboCop on RoboCallers?

Taking a page from web and application companies, the Federal Trade Commission is offering a bounty on Robocallers.  Well, not exactly a bounty, but the FTC is offering a reward for the enterprising soul, or souls, that can figure out … Continue reading

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2012 European Central Bank Report on Card Fraud

In July 2012 the European Central Bank released a report on bank card (debit, credit, etc.) fraud in the Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA).  According to the report, the total fraud equaled €1.26 billion in 2010.  For those in the … Continue reading

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“SDVOSB” – Mark Consulting Group Registers as Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Busines

I have finally completed the Department of Veterans Affairs and the SAM (formerly CCR etc.) registration process to have Mark Consulting Group certified as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).  Hopefully, the VA will complete verification within a … Continue reading

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“40 Years Later”; Remembering the Munich Olympics Massacre

I apologize for not posting.  I have been in Moab with my family hiking and driving RZRs around.  With the start of the start of the XXX Olympic Games this week, I would like to take a moment to reflect … Continue reading

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“123456, password, welcome” – Yahoo Password Posted Online

A story today on MSNBC says that Yahoo Voices was compromised and 450,000 usernames/password posted online.  Not surprisingly, the passwords were not hashed or otherwise protected using encryption.  While the posting of passwords is nothing new what is interesting is … Continue reading

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