Hacking: The Big Picture

Hacking: The Big Picture

Many people don’t realize just how vulnerable their information is. Hackers are always coming up with new ways of accessing personal info and penetrating cyber defenses. To make matters worse, it’s getting harder to keep security measures in place since hacking attempts are constantly evolving.

Government Steps Up Efforts To Access Any Email or Web Search Data

I came across a disturbing report from The Raw Story about National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell’s plans for cyberspace spying that would make the current debate on warrantless wiretaps look like a “walk in the park,” according to an interview published in the New Yorker’s print edition today. The plan would give the government the authority to examine the content of any e-mail, file transfer or Web search.

Traffic Power CEO Matt Marlon Accused of Foreclosure Scam

It has been some time since we have heard anything regarding Traffic Power, a Nevada based “SEO” company that was responsible for offering shady marketing practices that eventually got thousands of their customers banned from Google. Since then, they went through a few name changes, attempted to sue SEOBook’s Aaron Wall and essentially faded away after that lawsuit was dismissed. That is until recently when Search Engine Watch broke the story (at least in our industry) that Traffic Power CEO, Matt Marlon, has been arrested and jailed, not related to anything regarding search, but rather accused of a foreclosure scam in Nevada.