Posts Categorized: Security

What are your credentials worth?

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Security Watch posted an interesting article today discussing the value of personal login credentials, or username and password combinations used to access online services. I often get asked question about why people hack into computers, or write and spread viruses and malware. My answer has always been that it’s less about damaging computers or systems […]

The Truth about Facebook, Ads, and Personal Pictures

Posted by & filed under Personal, Security, Technology.

Facebook Responds A response to: Debunking Rumors about Advertising and Photos The “Truth” about profile pictures appearing in Facebook Ads (according to Facebook). Facebook reacts to the recent outcry regarding the misinformation about their policy on using personal/profile information for Ads. From the Facebook Blog:  “In the past couple of days, a rumor has begun […]