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Freelance writer, journalist and analyst, former Executive Editor at eWEEK. Columnist at eWEEK, reviewer for NWW.

Microsoft's WiFi Sense Poses Manageable Security Risks

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The Windows 10 WiFi password sharing feature poses a potential risk, but it's manageable if you have implemented real wireless security. The expressions of alarm are all over the place. Suddenly people have discovered something called "WiFi Sense" that Microsoft is including in Windows 10 when it's released at the end of July.

Advanced Phishing Scam Targets CEOs, CFOs for Phony Cash Transfers

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Social engineering is a major factor in the success of a sophisticated new fraud that's already resulted in the theft of millions from U.S. corporations. The email that Michael Becce shared with me certainly looked real.

Why the Near Collision of Two Self-Driving Cars Is Good News

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Two rival autonomous cars in California nearly collided on public roads. Here is why there is nothing ominous about that despite some views expressed in media reports.

Inspector Finds Efforts to Assess, Fix OPM Data Breach in Disarray

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The Office of Personnel Management's inspector general says the agency's efforts to bolster computer security in the wake of a massive data breach appear destined to fail. The latest news about the massive data breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management indicates there may be even more personal records at risk than previously disclosed.

Microsoft Updates and Clarifies Its Windows 10 Plans

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Most current users of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 will get a free update to Windows 10, but there are some exceptions. Microsoft has tried a few times recently to explain the company's upgrade policy in regards to Windows 10 for a variety of users.

Verizon Lures News Media With Beer and Father's Day Toys

eweek.com — Why go to a meeting if you don't have to? Or better yet, why not send a robot to the meeting so you can get some real work done? Here Rob Pegoraro, columnist for Yahoo Tech and USA Today, has a chat with an unidentified Verizon employee who is using a VGo robot to attend the event.

FCC to Fine AT&T $100 Million for Lying to Customers About Data Plans

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The FCC said AT&T violated the Transparency Rule when it dramatically reduced data bandwidth to customers who thought they were paying for unlimited service. The Federal Communications Commission is planning to whack wireless leader AT&T with the largest fine the Commission has ever levied, some $100 Million, a senior FCC official stated in media briefing on June 17.

National Maker Faire in Washington Goes Far Beyond 3D Printing

eweek.com — WASHINGTON, D.C.-An estimated 20,000 Maker enthusiasts turned out at the University of the District of Columbia to see the latest in what can only be described as a unique type of do-it-yourself extravaganza, all while battling record heat.

OPM Data Breach News Just Keep Getting Worse

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The Office of Personnel Management may have suffered more breaches and lost more information than it previously acknowledged. The news about the data breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management keeps getting worse by the day. How much worse?

Court's Refusal to Stay Net Neutrality Rule Only a Temporary Victory

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: All sides claim victory in Title II net neutrality fight as the U.S. Circuit Court rejects to block the rules. However, the FCC's victory could be only temporary. It's a rare happy day here in Washington. While the Congress was at loggerheads about a trade deal, the U.S.
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Jul 06, 2015

No good deed goes unpunished, as they say. (@ Apple Store, Potomac Town Center in Woodbridge, VA) swarmapp.com/c/ezSguZ4o4dT

Jul 03, 2015

I wonder if the brisket here is as good as in Austin. (@ Country Cookin in Madison Heights, VA) swarmapp.com/c/fCxOiOqN922

Jul 02, 2015

New #phishing scam targets CEO, CFO other C-level and is taking millions from US Companies. This is real. eweek.com/security/advan…

Jun 30, 2015

The #FAA convenes meetings to plan for air traffic security after agency was breached in March. eweek.com/security/faa-p… #barndoor

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