How free VPNs could return privacy to a social norm
November 5, 2013
Windows XP users six times more likely to be hacked
October 29, 2013
Will LinkedIn’s new ‘Intro’ feature attract hackers?
October 26, 2013
SEATTLE — LinkedIn’s new Intro functionality, launched by CEO Jeff Weiner earlier this week, is intended to make the business networking service more mobile friendly.
But it also runs the risk of making LinkedIn more attractive to hackers. At least that’s the early reaction from two prominent security analysts.
UPDATE: LinkedIn posted this blog about Intro.
New tech tools enable online privacy
October 22, 2013
SEATTLE — If you desire more privacy in the digital world we live in, get used to this idea: You will have to work at it.
Numerous services help you stop or slow down the relentless tracking of your every online move by the online advertising industry. And a fresh crop of free services is just arriving that can help you more proactively manage your privacy preferences you express on the …More
Scammer dupes Experian into selling Social Security numbers
October 21, 2013
How Edward Snowden is nudging our privacy desires
October 15, 2013
SEATTLE – Here’s some fresh empirical evidence that the continuing series of revelations leaking from the Edward Snowden documents may yet nudge the privacy pendulum back to where it was, pre-Facebook.
On Monday, the Washington Post reported that the government snoops at the National Security Agency monitor consumers’ online contacts lists and address books.
And this morning, market research company Lab42 …More
Google defends Chrome browser’s security settings
October 12, 2013
SEATTLE – Google has responded to assertions by data management firm Identity Finder indicating poor security design of its Chrome browser — flaws that could expose a user’s personal information to data thieves.
In response to CyberTruth’s reporting on Identity Finder’s findings, Google spokeswoman Leslie Miller sent us this statement:
Miller: Chrome is the most secure browser and offers you control over …More« go back — keep looking »