Hackers Using Google To Attack Databases

This ComputerWorld Blog post by Martin McKeay shows how powerful the Google search engine really is, when hackers use it to detect and attack vulnerable databases. ComputerWorld’s Blog post is reprinted below — The concept isn’t new: use Google and the other search engines to find vulnerable systems and attack them. What seems to be […]

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Google Alerts For Competitive Intelligence Gathering

Pandia Search Engine News has published an excellent article on using Google Alerts to gather competitive intelligence on other businesses as well as monitor the buzz about your own business or industry. From the article — One of the oft overlooked hidden gems in Google’s enormous offering is Google Alerts. Within minutes, one can be […]

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Writer Gets ‘Googled’ by Her Mother

A sign of our modern Google times – a liberal Democrat writer gets ‘googled’ by her conservative Republican parents, only to have one of her old news articles come back to haunt her and ignite a family feud. When the writer mocked her Republican parents in an old news column, she never dreamed her mother […]

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Employers Googling Job Candidates

A recent article by Robert Paul Reyes from Men’s News Daily warns about the potential for employers and recruiters to Google you, as well as check your online profiles and blogs on social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook. From the article — It’s not just busybodies who are “researching” people using the Internet, recruiters […]

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Google Announces US Government Search Engine

According to an Associated Press article, search engine giant Google has launched a search engine that acts as a one stop search for all US Government sites. The site will probably rival or even beat the US Government’s own search engine FirstGov. From the article — WASHINGTON (AP) – The Internet search engine Google wants […]

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