Phishing is a powerful and effective tool and a favorite in the threat actor arsenal. So what happens when your cloud provider gives threat actors a roadmap to steal from you? A couple of weeks ago, Workday sent a security advisory to its customers regarding a phishing campaign targeting its customers. Although details of the… Continue reading Your cloud provider is making you a target
Tends to find fault with others o these questions look familiar? Tends to find fault with others Is relaxed, handles stress well Is emotionally stable, not easily upset Is easily distracted etc A large percentage of Facebook users have played with these “personality analysis” games at least once in their life (some do them regularly).… Continue reading The dangers of using that Facebook personality game
Feast your eyes on a marketing idea(link) dreamed up by Moroch (Dallas based marketing company) for McDonald’s. We don’t know the who, what, when, where and why but it’s an interesting idea. Give people McDonald’s gloves and they’ll market the fries for you while staying “toasty” warm. Are you crazy those warm, salty, crispy McDonald’s french… Continue reading McDonald’s FrenchFry Gloves as a marketing campaign
These specially designed teabags start off in a “stressed out shape” and then slowly transform into a more relaxed version of that shape when dunked in hot water. This creative idea was hatched by the bright minds at M&C Saatchi (link) for the BOH tea company (link). It’s a great visual reminder to just take… Continue reading De-stressing transforming tea bags
The Sony W series is a completely waterproof (up to 2 meters) mp3 player that Sony has been offering for a while. they actually market it for swimmers but its great for anyone exercising in wet, humid or outdoor environments. The marketing whiz-bangs at New Zealand ad agency DraftFCB came up with an original bottled… Continue reading Sony MP3 Walkman sold in a bottle of water at gyms and pools
Most men love beer. Most men love doing nothing. Imagine my surprise when I learned about a vending machine that dispenses free beer for doing nothing in front of it for 3 minutes. Basically you stand in front of it motionless for 3 minutes. You are rewarded with a cold can of refreshing thirst quenching… Continue reading Vending machine gives free beer
Even with all the negative press surrounding Apple, Apple was voted the #1 brand in the world by Marketing Week. It will be interesting to see how this changes in 2014 based on Apple’s 2013 product releases (which many are hoping brings the company back to the forefront).