Phishing e-mail targets new Apple customers, steals billing information

Cyber criminals are sending around a very official looking e-mail asking Apple users to update billing information, according to Intego, an anti-virus software company focused on Macs. The company says that the phishing scam, or scam that parades itself as a legitimate source and then steals information, targets new Apple users who are just setting up their accounts and may be unfamiliar with the Apple system.

Reid Hoffman’s entrepreneurial rules of thumb

As the co-founder of popular business social network LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman knows a thing or two about successfully launching a startup. In this Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture given at Stanford University, he details the rules he has historically used when creating a venture: Look for disruptive change, aim high, build a network around your company, plan for good and bad luck and maintain flexible persistence. Most importantly, he says, remember these rules are just rules of thumb by which you navigate – they’re not carved in stone.