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And people say kids these days are too obsessed with technology. A 15-year old from Maine has amassed a vintage computer collection including 200 Apple computers from the past and plans to be them all on display with help from his father...
Charles Largay from the University of Southern Maine is training the next generation of cops on the beat of cyber crime. He teaches how to break into computer networks in order to stop it. Largay told CBS News that he teaches his students to think like the bad guys.
This sounds interesting. Maine business and education leaders have launched an effort to double the number of computer science and information technology college graduates over the next four years. It’s called Project Login.
A decade ago, Dell was riding high. They sold more computers than any other company in the world, and some of their success could be attributed to an ad campaign featuring a character affectionately (or not so affectionately) known as the "Dell Dude."
You would think that by now people would be utilizing stronger passwords to protect themselves from unsuspecting hackers. However, a recent study indicates that a lot of us are still as careless as ever and using the same weak, highly hackable passwords.
I admit it...I like to use things that no one else (at least in my circle of people) uses. I'm the only gun enthusiast in our little morning show group....the only ham radio operator (Mac calls me a "hammy." Not sure if it's right but it's cute)....and the only one who uses the Opera web browser on my computer....both at home and work. And not JUST because it's different.