Encryption and You

In the past, i’ve wrote about internet anonymity, Facebook account hijacking, and i’ve briefly touched on password security (revision coming soon). Today we’re going to be talking about message encryption and why it is important to you. As you should already be aware, Facebook stores more information about you than you even know about yourself. They collect personal information… Read more »

Anonymity and You

With the way things are in the world today (see: photo identification, online security doesn’t exist), it’s your best bet to re-evaluate how much of your personal information is accessible online. Let’s get something straight before we get into the nitty gritty: Personal information consists of any information that pertains to ‘YOU’. This could be your name,… Read more »

Protecting Yourself on Facebook (Updated)

A couple months ago I wrote about how easy it is for someone to steal your Facebook account in less than 5 minutes. While there will always be risks in security, Facebook has finally implemented support for secure browsing. The best part? It only takes a few seconds to set up, so I highly suggest… Read more »

What Makes A Strong Password

Passwords. You need them everywhere and all the time. To maintain the highest level of security to your information, it is necessary of you to change your password at least once each year. Alas, choosing a simple password will not be good enough with todays ever-growing society of computer hackers. Great news for you- I’ve… Read more »

Stealing A Facebook Account In Less Than 5 Minutes

Are you aware how easy it is for even the most novice computer user to steal access to your Facebook/Amazon.com/Gmail/Twitter/Flickr account- in less than 5 minutes? If you aren’t, I highly suggest you keep reading so you can learn how to protect yourself. Websites like Facebook (and the others listed above) require a username and… Read more »

Facebook

How likely are you to share your passwords openly with strangers you’ve never met? If you’re like me and care about your privacy in the least bit, you wouldn’t want to ever take the chance of letting your information get in the wrong hands. Facebook users should be made clearly aware of the Facebook privacy… Read more »