Security - Page 6

  • When did we give up our privacy?

    … “Posting too freely on social media.” Services like Facebook and Instagram seem anathema to not only privacy advocates but they fly in the face of most if not all security protocols. Back in the days of the early web in the late 90s, most tech experts would say not to post any personal information online. Then somewhere in the mid 2000s…

    Greg's Cornerin Social- 12 readers -
  • Your kids’ toys are tracking them

    … Your kids’ toys are tracking them As adults, we realize we’re being tracked online by companies like Facebook, Apple and Google. A adults, not only do we know the benefits and drawbacks of being tracked like that, but we can also take steps to also protect our privacy online. Our children, not so much, and some toy companies have been caught…

    Greg's Corner- 11 readers -
  • Tumblr Adding Affiliate Links, via VigLink

    …—and be skeptical of everything on the internet. You can review our security documentation here. Finally, the question in the FAQ that Tumblr users would be most interested in, and the answer: Do I get a cut of the money Tumblr makes from monetizing my links? No. But! VigLink lets you make affiliate links for your own use. You’ll need a separate VigLink account, but it’s stupid easy to get started. They even wrote these instructions for you. Readers: What are your thoughts on Tumblr’s introduction of affiliate links? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Affiliate Social- 19 readers -
  • Enhance E-commerce Security to Prevent Costly Financial Losses

    … are the companies they deal with, and this makes the problem twice as challenging. Mobile security threats are only part of the cyber security problem e-commerce enterprises face. When added to existing risks, many online startups could encounter huge losses if they do not find a suitable way to prevent attacks. A security platform like Strixus could…

    Growmap- 28 readers -
  • Facebook’s Privacy Settings (Infographic)

    … Featured Jobs Marketing Automation Manager Society for Science & the Public Washington D.C. Social Media Officer The ONE Campaign Washington, DC Digital Marketing Director Parallax Press Berkeley, California (US) Digital Marketing Director Parallax Press Berkeley, California (US) Commercial Producer/Director WAVY-TV10/WVBT Fox 43 Norfolk…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 10 readers -
  • How to boost sales by improving your trust signals

    …, feature the seals prominently enough where every potential customer can see them. Using the SSL security protocol It’s amazing how many businesses process credit card transactions without encrypting sensitive information through the SSL security protocol. If you require users to register on your website in one way or the other, or to use…

    Search Engine Watchin How To's- 27 readers -
  • Niantic Begins Reversing Some Pokemon Go Account Bans

    … Niantic has begun reversing some Pokemon Go account bans, which affected users who were using “add-on map applications” to find nearby Pokemon. Earlier this month, Niantic began banning users that it said were “taking unfair advantage of and abusing” the game. This included users who were using apps that display nearby Pokemon on a map…

    Inside Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Facebook announces new app aimed at teens

    … Facebook announces new app aimed at teens Over the weekend, Facebook announced a new standalone app aimed at teens called Lifestage. Not only is it meant to be a competitor to Snapchat, but it’s also said to return to Facebook’s roots. Facebook’s first incarnation was a social network geared specifically toward college students. Lifestage…

    Greg's Cornerin Facebook- 7 readers -
  • New ransomware knows you by name and address

    … New ransomware knows you by name and address Ransomware is a nasty bit of malware that can lock you out of your computer or network and will hold your files ransom until you pay a bad actor to release them. One of the more infamous ransomware incidents involved a hospital in Kansas that paid the ransom in order to regain access to their patients…

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  • Hackers Hijack Heater and Hold it Hostage

    … Hackers Hijack Heater and Hold it Hostage Have you thought about purchasing a smart thermostat that you can control from your smart phone or do you already have one? You may want to rethink that purchase after what a couple of security experts were able to do to one recently. At the security conference known as DefCon two security experts were…

    Greg's Corner- 9 readers -
  • Changing your password frequently might actually be less secure

    … Changing your password frequently might actually be less secure Ever since there have been computers in offices we’ve always been told to change our passwords on a regular basis. usually 60 days. This was done in the name of security. We were told that this practice will keep out the bad guys. It’s been this way for decades and the practice has…

    Greg's Corner- 9 readers -
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