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WP7 AVG antivirus app pulled from Marketplace, may be spyware | WinBeta

 

AVG, a family of anti-virus and internet security software for various platforms, had released the very first antivirus suite for Windows Phone 7. The suite included an antivirus, anti-malware, and anti-phishing tools. Today, reports are indicating that this "antivirus" app might be more dangerous than expected.

WP7 AVG antivirus app pulled from Marketplace, may be spyware | WinBeta

What Not to Share on Facebook | Hubze Blog

 

The Huffington Post just came out with a list of things not to post on Facebook. The list includes: your birth date and place of birth, trips away from home, your phone number, or less obviously– your child’s name.

You can always play in the safe zone with Facebook’s “Friends Only” feature but how many people have you added as a friend that you don’t exactly know? I’ve been friends with a mysterious Syrian named Simo for years now.

What Not to Share on Facebook | Hubze Blog

Download.com wraps downloads in bloatware, lies about motivations | ExtremeTech

 

There was a time long, long ago when Download.com was the place I went for software. It’s been years, however, as the site repeatedly showed signs of devolving into a site every bit as bothersome as the many third-tier software repositories that hide genuine links below clever-placed advertisements and bundle toolbars with their “certified” local downloads.

Download.com wraps downloads in bloatware, lies about motivations | ExtremeTech

Facebook Rolls Out Major, Sweeping Privacy Changes

 

Facebook is making a sweeping set of changes to its privacy and sharing policies that will give users much more control over the information they share and who they share it with.

Facebook Rolls Out Major, Sweeping Privacy Changes