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Archive for April, 2009

How to protect yourself from ATM Skimming

This does not fall under comptuers, but I thought it was very important.

Consumerist has a link to a PDF presentation of how to look for a scanner. http://consumerist.com/5221192/id-an-atm-skimmer Be sure to click on the link on that sit to the PDF. It is for a bank in Australia, but is still show you what to look for.

Here is a video talking more about skimmers.

Public Search Engines Mine Private Facebook Details

New research finds publicly accessible Facebook profile information revealing Apr 02, 2009 | 05:08 PM
By Kelly Jackson Higgins

Another reason to be careful what you post on Facebook: All it takes is a simple Google search, and phishers and marketers can glean a treasure trove of private information based on relationships among Facebook “friends,” according to new research.

via Public Search Engines Mine Private Facebook Details – DarkReading.