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The second American case of the MERS virus has been reported in Florida, according to NBC News. The case seems to be unrelated to the first US case of the virus, which struck a health-care worker in Munster, Indiana, but has many officials concerned about MERS potential to spread globally. MERS was first identified in […]

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A while ago, I responded to a blog comment promising some thoughts on how to recognize a cold-calling PC support scam. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to do that immediately, and then I was on vacation with no Internet connectivity (I should do that more often!). But then, since the problem isn't going to disappear any […]

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Desperate to purloin money out of stupid and desparate people, 419 scammers are now trying Google Calendar invites. The pain of it is that if you’re using Outlook, the calendar invite is automatically accepted and you get a reminder popping up.  This has to be the rudest, nastiest spam I’ve seen in a long time. […]

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