This version of the Actuator comes from the beaches of Rhode Island where the biggest security threat we face are sea gulls trying to steal our bacon snacks.

 

As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy!

 

Someone's phishing US nuke power stations

“We don’t want you to panic, but here’s a headline to an article to make you panic.”

 

Critical Infrastructure Defenses Woefully Weak

If only there were warning signs that someone was actively trying to hack in.

 

Black Hat Survey: Security Pros Expect Major Breaches in Next Two Years

Oh, I doubt it will take a full two years for another major breach.

 

MIT researchers used a $150 Microsoft Kinect to 3D scan a giant T. rex skull

“Ferb, I know what we’re gonna do today.”

 

Tesla Loses 'Most Valuable U.S. Carmaker' Crown As Stock Takes $12 Billion Hit

I liked the original title better: Tesla stock at bargain prices!”. It’s OK Elon, just keep telling yourself that it wasn’t real money…yet.

 

Salary Gossip

Well, this stood out: “DO NOT WASTE MONEY ON AN MBA. You will make 2X more on average as an engineer.”

 

Wikipedia: The Text Adventure

This is both brilliant and horrible. If you are anything like me, you will spend 30 minutes traveling from the Statue of Liberty through lower Manhattan.

 

Just a regular night at the beach:

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