Category Archives: hack


How to fight back on robocalls

I think we can all agree that everyone hates robocalls that inundate our phones lines all day. I do, and I’m a marketer. It’s feels like a total invasion of our privacy. And they seem to always call at dinner time – right? Have you noticed an increase in those annoying robocalls, telemarketers, and scams […]

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scam alert

Gmail phishing scam is nasty – what to do?

A lot of people have been getting suspicious looking emails in their Gmail today. There is a full fledged phishing scam that is most likely from a nation-state and is stealing information and installing malware on your computer. Take 5 minutes to read the tips below and 5 minutes to watch the video at the […]

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Change your Passwords Folks – CloudFlare has Spoken

Lovers, drivers, foodies, and steppers – change your passwords. A software bug discovered in CloudFlare, a popular web performance and security company, may have compromised the security of over 5 million websites, including Fitbit, Yelp, Uber, and OkCupid. Full list of sites compromised. So change your PASSWORDS! The leakage was discovered by Google security engineer Tavis Ormandy […]

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Rutgers Hackathon

Innovation at Rutgers Hackathon 2016

It’s that time of year again for one of my favorite event at Rutgers – Hack RU. This year about 900 students are expected to attend the Rutgers Hackathon spring 2016. Held at the Rutgers RAC building, the event draws students from many different colleges and states. As they all spend 24 hours honing their […]

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Hack RU 2015 – 24 Hours of Non-Stop Hacking at Rutgers!

Twenty Four Hours of Non-Stop Hacking! 2,100 students signed up for this years Hackathon at Rutgers University. As of 3pm today, there were 800 at the RAC – Rutgers, New Brunswick, Livingston campus. This is the largest group of students hacking through the night, creating, developing and brainstorming your future at HackRU. These are truly […]

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Hack ALERT: HeartBleed Info – What to do Now!

What is Heartbleed?  According to Mashable it is, “An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug that has exposed a collection of popular websites — from Airbnb and Yahoo to NASA and OKCupid — could be one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. If you have logged into any of the affected […]

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