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15 Top Facebook Privacy Tips
You wouldn’t have to worry about privacy issues on Facebook if you didn’t post sensitive, private information on Facebook…such as information that one day can be used against you. And really, you should share only what you consider “professional” information, even with family. Just stop with the nonsense.
At any rate, it’s important to know how to use Facebook’s privacy features, which change from time to time. Here are useful tips.
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The Security Costs of being too Social
One of the arguments against being very virtually social is that nobody is SO important that everyone wants to know, for instance, that this person is going to be at the local sports bar watching the Super Bowl (or almost nobody; sad to say, some celebrities have half the world following them).
Another argument, however, against tweeting and posting your every move is that this tells burglars when you’ll be away from your house.
So, you’re important…
What happens when a Bank Account is hacked?
Who’d ever think that 50 years ago, your money was safer in your bank account than it is today in this “modern” age: remote theft. If you bank with a large or small bank, your account may be at risk by hacking rings.
However, most of the time, but not always, if your account is drained by a cyber thief, the bank will cover it for you.
The latest information is that a big attack is planned in the spring, but it’s the “It’s easier to get one dollar from a…
Food For Thought – Why do we trust our judgement?
This article from the Wharton University of Pennsylvania titled Confidence Games: Why People Don’t Trust Machines to Be Right highlights the issue of placing trust in our own judgement even though the facts tell us otherwise.
In the article, Wharton professor Cade Massey and doctoral student Berkeley Dietvorst explain that once we use a predictive algorithm that makes a…
What is a Remote Administration Tool (RAT)?
Ever felt like your computer was possessed? Or that you aren’t the only one using your tablet? I think I smell a rat. Literally, a RAT.
A RAT or remote administration tool, is software that gives a person full control a tech device, remotely. The RAT gives the user access to your system, just as if they had physical access to your device. With this access, the person can access your files, use your camera, and even turn on/off your device.
RATs can be used…
An Investment Tool That Uses AI to Simulate Markets and Predict Their Next Move
Nowadays investing in the stock market seems to be all about competing over pennies at sub-millisecond speed, requiring huge upfront investments in low-latency technology, in what is known as High-Frequency Trading. At the other end of the extreme, ordinary people are using mobile investing apps to simply automatically invest small amounts in passive index funds. Little attention however is going to approaches that actually aim to predict market movements by taking advantage of fundamental…