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Topic: Online Security

The corporate/business perspective of the dark side of technology and the ever increasing internet connected world.

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How to build a better password

Consumed => “Tool Kit: How to Devise Passwords That Drive Hackers Away” by Nicole Perlroth on NY Times.

Teach your browser to practice safe surf

Consumed => “How To Thwart Hackers And Dictators With One Free Download” by J.J. Colao on Forbes.

Warning: You are what you click

Consumed => “You for Sale: Mapping, and Sharing, the Consumer Genome” by y Natasha Singer on NY Times.

And what if Siri could Flame you?

Consumed => “IBM Outlaws Siri, Worried She Has Loose Lips” by Robert McMillan on Wired.

Killing Anonymous or making it stronger?

Consumed => “Arrests Sow Mistrust Inside a Clan of Hackers” by Somini Sengupta on NY Times.

The symptom known as Anonymous

Consumed => “Why Anonymous is Winning Its War on Internet Infrastructure” by Elise Ackerman on Forbes.

Anonymous: “F*** this is impossible…Let’s f***ing do it!”

Consumed => “2011: The Year Anonymous Took On Cops, Dictators and Existential Dread” by Quinn Norton on Wired.

Anonymous: We are legion

Consumed => “Anonymous 101 Part Deux: Morals Triumph Over Lulz” by Quinn Norton on Wired.

Anonymous: Beyond the Mask – Part 1

Consumed => “Anonymous 101: Introduction to the Lulz” by Quinn Norton on Wired.

Anonymous

Consumed => “Backstory: Anonymous / Interview: Quinn Norton” on the The Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC.

No more haystacks, just needles

Consumed => “Drugmakers Mine Data for Trial Patients” by Carol Eisenberg on Business Week.

War is peace. Facebook is privacy. Google is not evil.

Consumed => “Interpreting The Constitution In The Digital Era” on NPR (Fresh Air).

10 suggestions for Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook

Answered => “What should Facebook do to increase engagement and usage among seniors?” on Quora.

Vanguard Knows Your Voice

Consumed => “2011 CIO 100: How Three Companies Are Using IT to Rethink Consumer Services” by Lauren Brousell on CIO.

Big Brother is driving by and listening

Consumed => “Google’s Wifi Problem” by Bob Garfield on On The Media (via NPR).

I think I found a loophole in bit.ly Pro

FYI => Here’s what happened…I was logged into bit.ly. Specifically an account that uses bit.ly Pro. I was poking around looking for an easy way to get stats on specific URLs.

Erasing SSDs is easier said then done

Consumed => “SSD data-erasure challenges surprise experts” by Lucas Mearian on ComputerWorld.

Computer security is a full-time job

Consumed => “Frank Hayes: Sure, the cloud’s insecure; it’s like everything else” by Frank Hayes on ComputerWorld.

Quick tip on updating profiles via email

If you’re updating any of your social media profiles and/or page via email here’s a security tip.

The dangers of USB devices

Consumed => “Don’t Stick It In” by Farhad Manjoo on Slate.com.