Intro to KML Files

Intro to KML Files

A KML (Keyhole Markup Language) file is a XML based file format that displays geographic data. Originally named “Keyhole Earth Viewer,” KML files were first developed for use with Google Earth in 2004. Now used with Google Earth, Google Maps, Google Maps for Mobile, Flickr, and many other geospatial software, KML files display things such as…

Text / SMS Marketing

We have mentioned it elsewhere on this site, and you know it to be true, because you see it all around you and you do it yourself. Our Love-Affair With Our Mobile Phones My daughter recently ran a marathon, and carried her phone with her for 26 miles, 385 yards. We take them to work,…

You Are Not the CIA…But Hackers Still Want to Take Your Website Down

It happens all the time.

Today’s “news” is that hackers have targeted CIA, Mexican, and Alabama websites.

But don’t be fooled. Just because you aren’t the CIA doesn’t mean they don’t want to take you down, too.

For many in the hacker community, it is all about sport, pride, just showing what they can do. One day you could log into your site and find it has been replaced with some mysterious, cryptic message, telling you that your site has been hacked, and who is taking the credit. Or worse…one day you could have a customer call you and ask what in the world is that gibberish on your site.

There are things you can do.