All posts by: Rob Fay

a blog of ideas, links, and musings.

Phishing for a Sucker

08.26.2005.

This is the second phishing attack I've received in the last 2 months. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, Webster defines phishing as

"The practice of luring unsuspecting Internet users to a fake Web site by using authentic-looking email with the real organization's logo, in... Read more

Google Talk

08.24.2005.

Google Talk Logo

Yesterday, Google entered into the instant messaging wars by introducing its minimalist Talk client. Google based its instant messaging client on the existing open-source Jabber protocol. What's interesting is that although Google... Read more

Effective Culture Change in the FBI

06.15.2005.

I recently read a CIO Magazine article that discusses some of problems the FBI has faced while attempting to implement technical solutions. Although technology projects have been successfully implemented, there still exists a culture that mimimizes the importance of these solutions. The article states Azmi [FBI CIO] is aware... Read more

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