Thursday, May 27, 2010

Simple tips to make Windows boot faster | News | TechRadar UK

What we all want is a PC that is up and running as soon as you press the power button.Read more...

I, Cringely » Blog Archive » LifeBlocked - Cringely on technology

LifeLock CEO Todd Davis (you know, Mr. 457-55-5462) who dares criminals to steal his identity has, in fact had his identity stolen at least 13 times. Read more...

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Why Americans' Identities are Easily Stolen - PCWorld

Analysis: Technology exists to bolster security, but Americans and politicians are reluctant to use it. Read more...

Monday, May 17, 2010

Facebook Privacy: Secrets Unveiled - PCWorld

Much has been made over Facebook and privacy over the years, but the social network's most recent privacy changes seem to be generating a particularly loud uproar. It's no surprise, really: Facebook's recent adjustments make it incredibly difficult to control your information in any reasonable way. Read more...

Friday, May 14, 2010

Nine Easy Numbers Away From ID Theft - Kiplinger

Carnegie Mellon professor Alessandro Acquisti and graduate student Ralph Gross discovered that Social Security numbers are easily predicted using public data. Read more...

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

4 Reasons to Worry about Privacy on Facebook - PCWorld

Facebook is opening up new and interesting ways for you to share information, links and other items online with new features like its universal like button and Instant Personalization. But at the same time, Facebook's tendency to make more and more of your previously private information public continues to be a troubling habit of the popular social network. Concerns over Facebook's treatment of user privacy recently led the Electronic Privacy Information Center and 14 other consumer advocacy groups to file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over Facebook's stance on privacy. Read more...

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Erasing Your Digital Tracks on the Web - PCWorld

We routinely enter personal information at various sites on the Web--and the Internet never forgets. Here are some sound ways to take your data back.

Stream Your Social Life on Your Smartphone - PCWorld

Even a social networking addict can get tired of Twitter or fed up with Facebook on a smartphone. Tie your networks together with
these aggregator apps.

Monday, May 10, 2010

New Facebook Social Features Secretly Add Apps to Your Profile (Updated) - PCWorld

When a piece of software is automatically installed on your computer without your knowledge, it's called malware. But what do you call it when Facebook apps are added to your profile without your knowledge? PCWorld discovered Wednesday that this is actually happening, and stopping it isn't as easy as checking a box in your privacy settings. Read more...

Thursday, May 6, 2010

GoodSync2Go Pro | Utilities Download | PCWorld

I use this software as part of my back up procedures, and it works very well.

Monday, May 3, 2010

52 Incredibly Useful Sites: The Full List - PCWorld

Here's PCWorld's entire collection of the best, most practical Websites, arranged by category.