Cyber Virus Attack Made More Than $49,000

Cyber Virus Attack Made More Than $49,000

Business Insider reported that on Friday, May 12, 2017, an overwhelming and vicious form of software called “ransomware” hit computers globally. Ransomware encrypts the victim’s data before demanding a bounty. The cyber attackers made more than $49,000. The price to unlock the cryptic messages was $300. A division of the U.S. Intelligence Agency, called the […]

Cyber Slave Labor

Cyber Slave Labor

The  writer’s lot in cyberspace is pathetic, resembling the vicissitudes of Roman slave labor.  The fact that these exploited individuals are solely responsible for the historically unprecedented, ever-green growth of the Internet from an exclusive, elitist club to the present-day worldwide of billions of individuals called the World Wide Web, is paradoxical and ironic. There […]

Charming Cyber Crush

Charming Cyber Crush

The history of social media – from Cicero’s slave-copied parchments to the present tab generation – has one thing in common, and that is the crush.  In Roman times, it was more intimate but even today it has lost none of its charm in cyberspace. Humans are social animals hard-wired to gossip. In the Roman […]