Mehran Aram, Union Tribune's Real Estate and Finance Analyst, shares information on the mortgage market for July 30th, 2012
Archive for July, 2012
The Schiff Report - January 25th 2012 I covered Obama's SOTU address in more depth on my radio show at www.schiffradio.com Follow me on Twitter @SchiffRadio.com Friend me on Facebook.com/PeterSchiff
thefilmarchive.org June 8, 2012 Stuxnet is a computer worm discovered in June 2010. Stuxnet initially spreads via Microsoft Windows, and targets Siemens industrial software and equipment. While it is not the first time that hackers have targeted industrial systems, it is the first discovered malware that spies on and subverts industrial systems, and the first to include a programmable logic controller (PLC) rootkit. The worm initially spreads indiscriminately, but includes a highly specialized malware payload that is designed to target only Siemens supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems that are configured to control and monitor specific industrial processes. Stuxnet infects PLCs by subverting the Step-7 software application that is used to reprogram these devices. Different variants of Stuxnet targeted five Iranian organizations, with the probable target widely suspected to be uranium enrichment infrastructure in Iran; Symantec noted in August 2010 that 60% of the infected computers worldwide were in Iran. Siemens stated on 29 November that the worm has not caused any damage to its customers, but the Iran nuclear program, which uses embargoed Siemens equipment procured secretly, has been damaged by Stuxnet. Kaspersky Lab concluded that the sophisticated attack could only have been conducted "with nation-state support". This was further supported by the F-Secure's chief researcher Mikko Hyppönen ...
In January of 2009, in my first report of the year to subscribers, I wrote "There is hardly a glimmer of positive news for the global and national economy." Is the advertising and media business better off today than it was three years ago? Without a doubt! And we can look forward to the next several years with enthusiasm, excitement and a positive economic outlook. In this week's report, Jack identifies emerging companies to watch, discusses the industry's greatest challenges and opportunities, and shares his perspective on the past three years of economic, political and social turmoil. Happy 2012 and please share with me your comments, observations and what you are looking forward to in 2012. Comment at www.jackmyers.com or e-mail email@example.com.
In this week's Tampa Bay Business Journal report, editor Alexis Muellner talks about Tampa Bay Host Committee's effort to raise million, the queen of retail helping Baywalk's rebirth, and how upheaval in the media industry upheaval is creating real estate opportunities.