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7/10/2018
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John Klossner
John Klossner
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Name That Toon: Mobile Threat

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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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Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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7/10/2018 | 12:46:40 PM
New Dark Reading Caption contest!
We provide the cartoon! You write the caption. Enjoy!
sdaultrey
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sdaultrey,
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7/10/2018 | 7:17:00 PM
Re: New Dark Reading Caption contest!
caption: "BlackRock's latest AI announcement took some pedestrian investors by surprise"
Vexel
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Vexel,
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7/11/2018 | 10:21:44 AM
Re: New Dark Reading Caption contest!
Just answer this brief survey to get your wishes!
BrianREO
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BrianREO,
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7/16/2018 | 10:05:54 AM
Re: New Dark Reading Caption contest!
... I can't make anyone fall in Love with you, I can't bring anyone back from the Dead, and I can't Secure your endpoints.
Ace2010
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Ace2010,
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7/10/2018 | 5:43:45 PM
Name that toon: mobile threat
You have 5 seconds to give me your password before I turn you into a sloth.
Christian Bryant
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Christian Bryant,
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7/10/2018 | 8:14:34 PM
Nod to Chris Painter
"Hurry," said the genie, "I got all these Larry Hagman episodes to watch."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/11/2018 | 11:53:00 AM
jgen01
"By submitting a wish, you agree to accept the wishgranter's terms and conditions. Would you like to proceed?"
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/11/2018 | 11:57:30 AM
jgen02
"I'm sorry, but I can't grant any wishes involving the EU."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/11/2018 | 12:01:42 PM
jgen03
"For the last time, you can't apply the += operator to my_wishes."
Kristendean80
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User Rank: Strategist
7/11/2018 | 2:02:40 PM
Name That Toon: Mobile Threat
" You should have wished for longer battery life. Your phone goes dead in 3..2....."
Mike Atkinson
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Mike Atkinson,
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7/11/2018 | 2:14:26 PM
Name that toon: Mobile Threat
"You're seeing this ad because you recently visited websites loosely related to genies. To opt out..."
GWAIN
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GWAIN,
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7/11/2018 | 4:54:34 PM
HTML5 Popups
You are today's 99th winner of an Amazon gift card!
SubKleener
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SubKleener,
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7/11/2018 | 5:58:37 PM
To make your first wish, click on the link below...
To make your first wish, click on the link below...
Therion
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Therion,
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7/11/2018 | 9:54:35 PM
Chicken Dinner
"You really want to use a wish to improve Windows Updates?"
jmansier
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jmansier,
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7/12/2018 | 8:47:08 AM
Caption Content!
"Dang this new 2FA is amazing!" 
acampbell448
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7/12/2018 | 10:11:16 AM
Just Dreamin....
I will grant you an extra wish if you hook me up with Barbara Eden!
JoeB1Kanobe
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JoeB1Kanobe,
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7/12/2018 | 12:58:50 PM
World Peace
"World Peace would be easier than getting more than 1 bar here"
sgtljb
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sgtljb,
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7/12/2018 | 2:55:35 PM
Caption Contest
Kid: I wish you can make my Android Cyber Secure. Genie:Kid you ask too much! Buy an Apple!
KCondit
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7/12/2018 | 5:02:16 PM
Name That Toon: Mobile Threat
Sorry, you've already used your three wishes, so I can't bring back the headphone jack.

 
joel.henry
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7/12/2018 | 5:16:50 PM
You Wish
"The rules have changed. You now owe ME 3 wishes.
lazyjones
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lazyjones,
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7/13/2018 | 6:30:03 AM
Name That Toon: Mobile Threat
"Congratulations. You have been granted three wishes!. Please provide your bank account number, Social Security number and date of birth."
Skexies
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Skexies,
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7/13/2018 | 10:55:09 AM
Name That Toon
"I'm sorry, I'll need your consent for data usage before proceeding."
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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7/13/2018 | 12:44:08 PM
jgen04
"Before wishing, please submit a review on the App Store!"
jerodnoname
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7/13/2018 | 4:51:36 PM
Name that toon: mobile threat; caption
"I can grant you any three wishes you want; except for restoring your privacy."
deffeg
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deffeg,
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7/13/2018 | 6:30:27 PM
Cartoon Contest
I am the genie of the IoT.  Ask for anything but security or world peace.
Matthew.Pagano
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Matthew.Pagano,
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7/13/2018 | 7:55:07 PM
Caption Contest - Name That Toon: Mobile Threat
"Wow, Tinder is getting really aggressive these days."
Matthew.Pagano
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Matthew.Pagano,
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7/13/2018 | 7:56:24 PM
Caption Contest - Name That Toon: Mobile Threat
"Can you go into the background so I can research my wishes?"
Matthew.Pagano
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Matthew.Pagano,
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7/13/2018 | 7:57:56 PM
Caption Contest - Name That Toon: Mobile Threat
"I actually suggest that you make jailbreaking your third wish in case it bricks your phone."
bengear1986
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7/16/2018 | 6:41:43 AM
Caption
The new augmented reality dating app got off to a bad start
Ratteau
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Ratteau,
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7/16/2018 | 8:20:39 AM
Re: Caption
Tech News: AliBaba throws down the gauntlet with its new killer app;  Amazon rumored to be in talks with Gal Gadot for their next upgrade
lakers85
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7/16/2018 | 10:19:30 AM
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Locked device, Ha! I knew there was another way in.
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