September 13, 2011
How Online Privacy Has Become an Oxymoron.

Within days of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, politicians, social scientists and anyone else who could find a microphone was repeating a line that would soon become a mantra: Americans will have to make some sacrifices in the name of greater security and safety. Viewed now through the prism of privacy, that looks like the understatement of the century. Americans have surrendered virtually all of their privacy and have gotten nothing but wave after wave of new attacks and threats in return.

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August 4, 2011
Inforgraphic via MyLookout:

A Mobile Menace — Trends in Mobile Threats

Inforgraphic via MyLookout:

A Mobile Menace — Trends in Mobile Threats

July 29, 2011
Lenny Zeltser on Information Security: The Use of Fake or Fraudulent LinkedIn Profiles

lennyzeltser:

When discussing scams and malicious activities that have utilized the linkedin.com website, I alluded to the use of fake of fraudulent LinkedIn profiles. Though it’s hard to confirm the true nature of suspicious-looking profiles, I came across several that were implicated in conducting…

July 22, 2011
A Guide to Taming Privacy Concerns Around Google Plus

Cool infographic, not nearly as thorough as our slideshow, but well-done nonetheless.

visualoop:

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July 19, 2011

Excellent TED Talk on defending the Internet by Mikko Hypponen.

July 13, 2011
8 Components of Online Trust

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July 13, 2011
Via Freecy.tk
A not completely comprehensive but none-the-less interesting history of computer viruses and glossary of related terminologies.

Via Freecy.tk

A not completely comprehensive but none-the-less interesting history of computer viruses and glossary of related terminologies.

July 12, 2011
Thoughts on Privacy and Security: Google+ Demand leads to Invite Scam on Facebook

privacyandsecurity:

The web has been buzzing over Google’s newest entry into the social networking space, Google Plus. Google’s social network has seen an increase in demand for invites to the service, similar to the wave of users that were trying to gain access to Google’s webmail service, GMail. So it comes as no…

June 29, 2011
What information are you broadcasting about yourself via social networks?

What information are you broadcasting about yourself via social networks?

June 29, 2011
Viridian Partnership: Get Your Facebook Privacy Settings Right

viridian-online:

Do you like using Facebook but are not sure the overwhelming array of privacy settings are right? If so, there’s a handy tool you can use to help you, though it’s not a replacement for manual intervention. Reclaim Privacy is an open-source browser-based privacy scanner that…

(Source: viridian-online)

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