Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Blogger turns tables on cyber-scammer

A French security researcher says he managed to turn the tables on a cyber-scammer by sending him malware.
Technical support scams try to convince people to buy expensive software to fix imaginary problems.
But Ivan Kwiatkowski played along with the scheme until he was asked to send credit card details. He instead sent an attachment containing ransomware.

Friday, August 12, 2016


University graduation has come and gone and despite all the talk of it being the hottest job market in years for new graduates, you're still on the sidelines. You've sent out dozens of CVs and submitted countless applications. Still, nothing.
Panic sets in. You start to think all that study was for nothing.
With little real experience on your resume, what can you do to increase your odds of landing your dream position and to make yourself more attractive to employers?

Thursday, August 11, 2016


Slobodan Simić lounged on the crude wooden bench in Zasavica Special Nature Reserve’s dining room like the caterpillar from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, holding court and puffing on the quarter-bent Calabash-style briar pipe that dangled delicately from his teeth. Tanned creases ran down his face like tributaries, and his eyes sparkled with mischief.
“Rakia?” he said, offering me a shot of the strong Balkan brandy that is often drunk in the morning, even before coffee.

Monday, November 10, 2014

The Philippines: a cruise around the stunning islands of Palawan

The Philippine island province of Palawan offers gorgeous beaches, aquamarine waters and secluded coves. Now, an ethical boat tour meanders wherever passengers choose to go, and offers a close-up of village life on the water’s edge

Friday, November 7, 2014

Does Watson Know the Answer to IBM’s Woes?

As cheap cloud computing services erode IBM’s traditional hardware business with alarming speed, the company finds itself facing an uncertain future. If only there were some clever machine it could turn to for advice.