Some great ideas in here about how to get people to engage and give up their email, without being so annoying about it.
1) Instead of pop-ups, create valuable gated content
2) Use NudgeSumo to replace pop-ups
3) Include subscribe forms directly in your content
Read how here:
Carnegie Mellon's Computer Emerency Response Team (CERT) warns
Netgear's R7000 and R6400 routers, running current and latest versions of firmware, are vulnerable to arbitrary command injection attacks, though the number of users affected by the flaw is still unclear.
Multi-level marketing comes to ransomware.
...to get their important files back, Popcorn Time gives victims option to pay a ransom to the cyber criminal or infect two other people and have them pay the ransom to get a free decryption key.
Lots of deep info here about whole classes of devices that are vulnerable to Mirai.
The fact that these things run telnet simply boggles the mind.
If you're seeing this in your Analytics reports,
“Secret.ɢoogle.com You are invited! Enter only with this ticket URL. Copy it. Vote for Trump!”
and are sufficiently technical to do something about it, here's a great article on how to proceed.
If you want to stand for something,
You can't stand for everything.
A bit of a rehash, but it's a succinct one in slideshow form.
tl;dr - it's Emotional intelligence, in case you couldn't tell by considering the author.
And here's what it feels like to be less than authentic...
A few weeks ago I asked a friend who has been doing “growth hacking” for a long time to help promote Asteroid and to show me a few tricks. What I learned was depressing.
Reading the various growth strategies people flog out there, one could be forgiven for thinking it's necessary to become someone other than yourself in order to make a living.
Here's an alternative view.
Consistency + quality content = success.