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Using an Infrared Camera to hack a PIN Pad

Using 12345 as your password is a really bad idea. Use the stylus at the store when you can or place your fingers on all of the buttons as you type in your PIN number. 

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For Business Owners…

If you are a business owner, NEVER accept an override code offered by a customer.  From http://www.businessinsider.com/sharron-laverne-parrish-jr-charged-with-apple-credit-card-scam-2014-7 A 24-Year-Old Allegedly Used A Simple But Brilliant Scam To Cheat Apple Out Of $300,000 DAVE SMITH Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Sharron Laverne Parrish

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Article: Phony Navy SEAL faces felony gun charges related to military-training program

Interesting story here. What the Feds are charging AJ Dicken under is the “prohibited possessor” part of the Gun Control Act of 1968. I wonder if they could make the charges stick for every gun AJ Dicken was recorded handling and

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Craigslist Safety

Craigslist is a great way to sell unwanted stuff accumulating in your attic but like anything in life, there are always risks that need to be mitigated. Read the warning on the craigslist email. Do not conduct any transactions involving

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