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4/22/2021
09:20 AM
John Klossner
John Klossner
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John Klossner has been drawing technology cartoons for more than 15 years. His work regularly appears in Computerworld and Federal Computer Week. His illustrations and cartoons have also been published in The New Yorker, Barron's, and The Wall Street Journal. Web site: ... View Full Bio

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ltrahan2013
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ltrahan2013,
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5/11/2021 | 11:11:59 AM
Phishing
What Virtual Reality phishing attacks will look like in 2030.
cabby777
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cabby777,
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5/11/2021 | 11:03:30 AM
To Serve Man
Go ahead and sign the agreement.

I always wanted to go to Mars

Sounds like a once in a lifetime opportunity!
cabby777
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cabby777,
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5/11/2021 | 10:50:03 AM
Such a Deal!
A time share on Mars. Looks like a great investment.
pinto
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pinto,
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5/10/2021 | 3:24:13 PM
Re: Name That Toon
Take me to your BISO 
YCR
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YCR,
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5/10/2021 | 12:02:00 PM
Greetings Earthlings
On that night, lost in the middle of nowhere, the Jones realized they had reached the outer limits of their computer knowledge and there was only one way out.
donald.russo
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donald.russo,
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5/6/2021 | 4:10:11 PM
Urgh! This is some BS!!
Earthling...PLEASE help me! The wormhole is about to close and I do not understand...

- At least 8 characters—the more characters, the better

- A mixture of both uppercase and lowercase letters

- A mixture of letters and numbers

- Inclusion of at least one special character, e.g., ! @ # ?
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mjennings36,
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5/6/2021 | 2:58:55 PM
Locals
He wants to know what it mean by "local, single girls are waiting to meet you!"
acampbell448
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5/6/2021 | 9:59:25 AM
Broken down?
He says his spaceship is broken down and wants directions to Boca Chica so he can catch the next Starship back to Mars.....
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5/5/2021 | 9:44:47 PM
Take me to your leader
He wants us to take us to our leader for a Zoom call with his leader for some collabrative, out of the box, syniergistic, team building.
Dantheman2021
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5/5/2021 | 2:46:46 PM
SASEs and WYSIWYGs
Look, Gladys... your SASE collided with his DDOS and caused a ripple in his black hole!  And your WYSIWYG is messing with his MFA.  You'd better log in remotely to your router and grant him access to your ACL or he says he'll vaporize us. Wait... he also wants to know if you're vaccinated!
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