Recent reports about the Heartbleed bug should give Federal Employees and Veterans some pause. Some of your online info may be compromised.
Mashable has a good list of what websites/web services are affected by Heartbleed.
Here is a summary table for Federal Employees and Veterans, with links to primary resources. Note that you need to change your password on some websites NOW: Continue reading
Recently I was one of the 25 million or so people who received an email from Amazon Prime announcing the $20 price hike for next year’s membership (to a total of $99 per year).
Everyone knew this was coming. Last month Amazon floated the classic ‘Trial Balloon’, announcing that they were mulling a $40 per year Amazon Prime price hike.
One month later, a price hike of ‘only’ $20 sounds more reasonable. $99 (versus $119 per year) seems like a comparative bargain. Continue reading