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Entries by Gerry Smith from 02/2014

Don't Believe The Hype: These New Services Won't Protect You From The NSA

Posted 02.06.2014 | Technology

On its website, the company Private WiFi sells virtual private networks that it says can resist government snooping. “Don’t want the government to...

Massive Target Hack Traced Back To Phishing Email

Posted 02.12.2014 | Business

Hackers gained access to Target's computer system and stole financial and personal data of 110 million shoppers by tricking an employee at an outside ...

Comcast Cites Tiny Google Network To Justify Huge Takeover

Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology

When Comcast announced its planned $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable Thursday, the company cited the emergence of a new competitor as one reas...

New Law Would Force Companies Like Target To Report Hacks Quickly

Posted 02.24.2014 | Technology

Following criticism that Target and other retailers have been slow to publicly report attacks, Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday pressed for a ne...

Al Franken Points Out Comcast's History Of Breaking Merger Promises

Posted 02.28.2014 | Technology

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) told regulators this week that Comcast’s history of violating merger commitments “raises serious questions” about whet...