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Comment: Re:I don't get it. (Score 1) 194

by fatquack (#39425267) Attached to: Will Mobile Wallets Replace Their Traditional Counterparts?

15%?! Now I know you're joking because even the risky dealers (porn sites) only pay 7.5% max.

You clearly don't work in the porn industry. A lot of pornsites would be very happy if they only had to pay 7.5%, if they could even get a merchant account and not have to go to a third party processor and pay 25%. Not to mention the ridiculous fees VISA charges you just to get a merchant account if you're a porn company.

+ - Police Seize Computers from Gizmodo Editor-> 1

Submitted by secretcurse
secretcurse (1266724) writes "California police have served a search warrant and seized computers from Jason Chen, the Gizmodo Editor that unveiled the 4th generation iPhone to the world. Gawker media's COO has replied claiming that the warrant was served illegally due to Mr. Chen's status as a journalist. The plot thickens..."
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+ - Global Phishing Survey: Trends and Domain Name Use->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "Phishers are constantly experimenting, looking for better ways to defraud Internet users and reap more money from their crimes. The second half of 2008 found phishers adopting new strategies and tactics. To combat phishing, we seek to better understand how they are using domain names, and why. Domain name usage is an important measure of the scope of the global phishing problem, and examination of domain name system trends can provide effective new anti-abuse tools. This study from the Anti Phishing Working Group (APWG) describes their analysis of a comprehensive database of the phishing that took place in the second half of 2008, and is a follow-up to our earlier studies of data stretching back to January 2007."
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+ - New release: 0.3->

Submitted by SF:tsauter
SF:tsauter (1554395) writes "This is mostly a bugfix release. Many changes and bugfixes are included. To much to list them all here. The following scripts are added this release. For a detailed description please have a look at the usage informations of the scripts. Most of the other scripts a slighty improved. - check_eventlog Check the Windows eventlog for entries. - check_file Script to check files and directories (e.g. size, age, existing, ...)"
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