Think your home wireless network is safe from intruders? Maybe or maybe not. For cybercrooks intent on stealing your valuables, an unsecured wireless connection can make WiFi hacking a lot easier than breaking and entering.
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Online Privacy Diminishes with Facebook and Users Keep Coming Back For More: The Social Media Privacy Report
This week’s installment of the Social Media Privacy Report examines the discrepancy between growing online security concerns among experts and internet users’ apathetic attitude towards the threat to their internet safety and privacy. Meanwhile, Facebook remains at the pinnacle of the social media frenzy and despite web protection issues, it continues to thrive.
In the Wireless Age, hackers are becoming big time entrepreneurs, joining forces with others in multinational white collar organizations dedicated to cybercrime. Their target is your wireless data.
Is Diaspora the Potential Solution to Internet Privacy and Safety Concerns?: The Social Media Privacy Report
In this week’s installment of the Social Media Privacy Report, the recently launched Diaspora network is examined; will it solve the information security issues posed by Facebook and other social sites?
You probably know by now that transmitting sensitive information while using a WiFi hotspot is dangerous. But now there’s another attack to worry about. A new Firefox extension called Firesheep makes hijacking WiFi hotspot sessions so simple anyone can do it.
This installment of the twice-monthly Social Media Privacy Report looks at how your internet security and privacy may be at stake and Google as Facebook try to best each other’s technologies.
In less than six months, Dave Crouse went from living a secure middle class existence to facing financial ruin – and it happened because of online identity fraud.