Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Myth and Reality of Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick is a computer security consultant and author. He was convicted of various communications and computer-related crimes. At the time of his arrest, he was the most-wanted computer criminal in the United States. Mitnick is notorious for his use of Social Engineering, the act of manipulating people into divulging confidential information, rather than breaking in or using technical cracking techniques.

The Spotlight on Online Gaming

Online Gaming is a technology rather than a genre; a mechanism for connecting players together rather than a particular pattern of gameplay. Over the past 5 years it has grown to become an important part of our online experience. Below is some of the figures involved with online gaming.

Paying off Credit Card Balances and Your Credit Score

One of the basic factors in computing your credit score is the ratio of your overall credit to the amount of credit that you’re actually using. While it’s not the most important factor, it’s significant. The most important factor, of course, is how you pay your bills. Late payments will hurt your credit score moreread more

American Credit Scores Hit New Lows

While there are some signs that the economy may be turning around, the state of America’s credit scores suggests that we have a long way to go. Unemployment rates remain pretty high, and while the credit market is loosening up there isn’t too much evidence to suggest that consumers have changed their spending habits, atread more

Where to Get Cash when Your Credit Score Stinks

We understand. You’re not really a deadbeat, just because your credit score stinks. You’re just an average Joe who got the worst end of the recent financial crisis and recession. You don’t have a lot of marketable skills, and when your factory closed you found yourself on hard times. It happens to the best ofread more