Blog Posts Tagged with "Vanity Search"

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Google Yourself: Ego-Surfing Can Help Protect You

November 03, 2011 Added by:Kelly Colgan

It’s clear that the information that’s readily available about a person — your so-called digital footprint — matters. Even Internet users who are careful about what they disclose online still must contend with the X factor: the information that other people post about them...

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Attack Utilizes Vanity Searches to Target Executives

March 29, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Boodaei calls the attack "VIGNS" - short for "Vanity Infection from Google News Searches" - and the purpose is to create the circumstance where the targeted victim will enable the attacker to circumvent security measures and infect the executive's computer with malware...

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