The next time you load up on your Metrocard at one of the machines you might want to take a closer look. Jacki Bryk has the reason why your next refill could give thieves access to your credit cards. Episode Transcript: JACKI: They say life’s all about the journey, but a recent trip on the […]
Credit Card Skimmer Found at Columbus Circle Subway Station
Month: May 2014
The Architecture Of Global Surveillance
Do civil liberties still exist? Or is privacy dead? How do you raise children in the era of Snapchat, smartphones and Google Glass? Abstract: Snowden, Anonymous, NSA, FBI, GCHQ, Boeing, China, Cisco, ATT, Verizon, Google, Facebook, GM, Ford, Apple, Amazon, Your doctor, Spouse, Grocer, iPhone, android, your child’s school. What do they have in common? […]
Android is the NEW Windows—PROTECT YOURSELF!
According to leading security researchers, malware on the Google Android platform has increased 600% – and now has over 650,000 viruses and Trojans. In more ways than one, Google is aping Microsoft. Windows became the global desktop leader due to it’s low cost and compatibility with a wide range of manufacturers. Security wasn’t even an […]
THE LIGHTER SIDE: Did June Know This?
Did you know it is Candy Month? Go ahead and satisfy your sweet tooth – you’re supposed to! Also, the polar opposite: it is also Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month. Aside from that, June is National Turkey Lovers’ Month. Americans consume more than 353 million pounds of turkey during National Turkey Lovers’ Month. Marilyn Monroe […]
The Email Privacy Concerns You Should Be Worried About
The end of email privacy is upon us. New software allows users to learn an increasing amount of information about you just by sending you an email. Jacki Bryk has the details about why your inbox won’t ever be the same. http://archives.jrn.columbia.edu/2013-2014/columbianewstonight.org/2014/04/04/the-email-privacy-concerns-you-should-be-worried-about/index.html Episode Transcript: JACKI: You might want to pause before opening your next email […]
THE LIGHTER SIDE: That’s “No Picnic”
It’s that time of year—the weather is warming and you want to get out more. What better way to spend a sunny afternoon than on a picnic with family or friends! But what are picnics really and where did they come from? Find out here: Originally a picnic was a fashionable social event to which […]
There are 177,417 Ways To Tie A Knot!
How many do you know? A true mark of a gentleman, is dressing well. And in our modern, abundant economy, we can take for granted that the clothing is made well, functions well and projects the image you wish to convey. In a sea of khakis, corporate blue shirts, gray/black/pin stripe/etc. suits, how do you […]