Ted’s Tubes: Hackers and Donkeys

Hackers Took $120M in Q3-09
The FDIC reports that in the third quarter of 2009 hackers stole more than $120 million from U.S. small businesses through electronic and wire transfer fraud.  The FDIC explained that “”hackers are definitely targeting higher-balance accounts and they’re looking for small businesses where controls might not be very good.”

More Info:  FDIC: Hackers took more than $120M in three months,  Computer World

No Sense of Humor In Azerbaijan
Two Azerbaijani bloggers have been given 2-2.5 year jail terms for a satirical YouTube video using a donkey to depict the government.

More info:  Donkey-politician vid keeps two Azerbaijani bloggers in jail, ArsTechnica