August 13, 2011 Added by:Kelly Colgan
Parents can’t supervise their teens around the clock. So how can you protect your fiercely independent, world-weary, tech-savvy teen—the one with the bad case of selective hearing—from trouble online? Let us do the talking with these tips...
August 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines
LinkedIn has pulled a one-eighty after receiving overwhelming criticism for using member profiles, images and activity in an advertising campaign. The brunt of the criticism was the decision to "opt-in" members for participation automatically without first getting their expressed permission...
August 08, 2011 Added by:Kelly Colgan
An interesting Appellate Court opinion was recently issued that requires us to acknowledge the expanding realm of our own identity footprints and the need for evolving views of how we define identity theft. The case stemmed from a Juvenile Court case in Kings county California...
August 01, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The data collected includes device MAC addresses and corresponding street addresses, which could be used to identify individual users in what amounts to clandestine tracking of customer movements. In fact, staff at Cnet were able to retrieve very specific device tracking information...
August 01, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"The idea that the government should police every inflammatory word spoken online chills freedom of speech and goes against decades of First Amendment case law. The court must recognize social network users' right to speak freely online, even if that speech is unpopular or offensive to some..."
July 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Now, more than ever, it is important that all Americans — adults and children alike — learn to protect themselves online and do their part to ensure that cyberspace is a safe and secure environment for all Internet users..."
July 26, 2011 Added by:Kelly Colgan
At the national level, representatives from government, business, nonprofits, legal services and victim advocacy organizations explored the nature, prevention and resolution of identity fraud that target children, particularly foster youths...
July 25, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"When LinkedIn members recommend people and services, follow companies, or take other actions, their name/photo may show up in related ads shown to you. Conversely, when you take these actions on LinkedIn, your name/photo may show up in related ads shown to LinkedIn members..."
July 22, 2011 Added by:David Navetta
Businesses that put privacy into the design of their products and services are less likely to face consumer and regulatory backlash. Businesses may benefit in another way from protective privacy practices - this recent study indicates that it may be leveraged as a selling point...
July 21, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Once Kate went through this process, she regained control of her account within minutes. But the criminal had deleted every single email, leaving her with nothing. He’s probably going through those messages now, searching for any useful personal information...
July 20, 2011 Added by:Ben Rothke
Far too many books on privacy and surveillance are filled with hysteria and hyperbole and the threat of an Orwellian society. This book sticks to the raw facts and details the current state, that of insecure and porous networks around a surveillance society...
July 18, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"The client secretly marks the connection as a Telex request by inserting a cryptographic tag into the headers. We construct this tag using a mechanism called public-key steganography... only the Telex service (using a private key) can recognize that a connection has been tagged..."
July 05, 2011 Added by:Keith Mendoza
I simply find it amusing that everyone is so desperate to get into Google+ that they are willing to give their email addresses to complete strangers on twitter and the many online forums out there. Has everyone suddenly forgotten about spam?
June 29, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los
When I go to see my stats I get this lovely looking pop-up box asking me to provide my Twitter credentials, and telling me all about what capabilities this app will have once is has access to my profile. Maybe I'm just entirely too paranoid - but what to you think... would you allow this?
June 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Sometimes police can search your computer whether you like it or not, but sometimes they can't. We wrote this guide to help you tell the difference and to empower you to assert your rights when the police come knocking..."
June 20, 2011 Added by:Allan Pratt, MBA
When creating a Google Profile, you may be as comprehensive or as minimal as you wish. But, without a doubt, include your name, photo, gender, professional overview, and some links. Take control of your Google Profile – it actually feels empowering in this era of too little online control...
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