Micropayment Scam

May 28, 2008

Have you ever opened a brokerage account or other account that linked to your bank account? To verify things are setup correctly you will often need to wait until two small micropayments have been deposited, then you use your knowledge of the amount to prove you are the owner of the account. I’ve always been […]

Thong Thievery

April 24, 2003

Thong thief nabbed in Wisconsin. Details at The Smoking Gun. 400-500 thongs I can understand, but 854? Yowza.

Mitnick Interview

February 7, 2003

As a follow-up to my review on The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security, I’ll point you to Slashdot, which has posted an in-depth interview with Kevin Mitnick.

Food Fight

December 9, 2002

Chili not hot enough, so man kills aunt. Yes I will admit to living near St. Paul. Unfathomable.