Event Notices From January 16

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

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Recent Password Breaches Show Greater Need For Protection

Recent email password thefts are a wake-up call for businesses and individuals to get serious about password security, say technology experts at Plante Moran, the Southfield-based certified public accounting and business advisory firms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2012

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Confirmed: LinkedIn Networking Site Hacked

The business networking web site LinkedIn is confirming reports that some of its users’ passwords have been stolen and leaked on the Internet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2012

Bizdom Detroit Sets Hacker, Entrepreneur Matchup

If you are a developer, coder or software engineer or front end designer that wants to join a new startup, you need to come to Bizdom Detroit’s Hacker & Entrepreneur Match Up Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Centaur Bar, 2233 Third Ave., Third Floor, Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011

Hackers May Have Compromised Many Big Companies

Target and Marriott have joined the list of companies that includes Best Buy, Citigroup, TiVo and many others, that say their customers files may have been stolen by hackers who got into the data bank of an online marketer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011


Honda’s Customer Accounts Compromised

If you own a Honda — and you gave the car company your e-mail address — listen up: Thieves have hacked into Honda’s Owner Link or My Acura Vehicle accounts. The auto maker says the […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2010

Staying Safe While Shopping Online

Even though shopping on the Internet means avoiding crowds, it also opens the buyer up to attacks from scammers and hackers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2010

Web's Bad Guys Prey On Lack Of Knowledge

Hackers, crackers and purveyors of malware take advantage of IT security managers who don’t communicate, including to users of their own networks. That’s the word from Patrick Gray, principal security strategist at Cisco Systems Inc. […]


Massive Pirate Bay Hack: 4 Million IP Addresses Compromised

In a twist of fate that copyright owners are sure to snicker at, The Pirate Bay apparently has been hacked and the info bandits have made off with user information.


Automotive Insight-B 06/17

You, on the road, the new target for evil computing geniuses.