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A couple of accountants came up the laneway the other day… No this is not a “Letterkenny” episode, but the cold intro style was spot to me for this one. It seems that in the pre-covid world many companies were in the process of buying up or moving to beautiful new office spaces. Some of these spaces had glorious open areas, beautiful break rooms and, of course, space for all. Then Covid hit and the lock downs. This forced those same companies to abandon those spaces and work like crazy to get everyone to work from home. Now the bill on those same spaces has come due and companies are calling everyone home.

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After Gottfrid Svartholm was arrested last week in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh there were many rumors that it was due to his connection with The Pirate Bay. Apparently the arrest has nothing to do with his famous piracy history. He is being held at the interior ministry's counter terrorism department because of hacking a Swedish IT company and leaking thousands of tax records. At first very little was known about his arrest and all we got were speculations from lawyers. Now authorities have confirmed that Svartholm was behind this criminal act. In official statement by a Cambodian spokesman we found out that it has to do with cyber-crime “His arrest was made at the request of the Swedish government for a crime related to information technology,”

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We have said this once and we will say it again; 2012 will be remembered as the year of the breach. This year alone we have seen a significant number of services penetrated with relative ease and user account information pulled out at an alarming rate. So far this year we have watched as Linkedin, eHarmony, Last.fm, Formspring, League of Legends and more have been compromised and literally Millions of user account details have been posted to the Internet. It is a very disturbing trend considering the rather big push to the cloud for so many critical services (like hosting our personal records).

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