Ransomware Seeping — Turn off JavaScript — NYPD Secret X-Ray Vans
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Ransomware Seeping — Turn off JavaScript — NYPD Secret X-Ray Vans

How to avoid the curse of ransomware — don’t pay to unlock your computer [I’ve had local clients hit by this twice. Craig.] Criminals don’t need to kidnap humans to extort money out of individuals or organizations. They’ve found something that’s possibly just as valuable and can be much easier to obtain: your computer files. This malicious software has adapted seamlessly with technological advances and now spreads...

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Craig Peterson on NH1.com Talking About Patriot Act Renewal With Sheri Small

In this Television Interview, I review the issues surrounding the Patriot Act renewal: What happens if the Patriot Act isn’t renewed? How is the act being used now? Can we expect out privacy to be improved with the new “Freedom” bill?...

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The “Millennial Rift” Grows – Millennials Are More Open Than The Rest of Us

A new survey, conducted by the USC Annenberg Center for the Digital Future and Bovitz Inc., reveals a “Millennial Rift” — distinct differences in online behavior and core values among Millennials (ages 18-34) compared to other users, many of whom are only a few years older. Millennials, the survey found, report more willingness to allow access to their personal data or web behavior and a greater interest in cooperating with...

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Facebook Changes Privacy Options

This week, Facebook announced a bunch of improvements that make it easier to share posts, photos, tags and other content with exactly the people you want. Facebook’s changes are in response to complaints from its users as well as pressure coming from the new Google+ which allows much more granularity than the old Facebook privacy options. The main change Facebook has made is to is move most of the controls from a settings page...

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Web Tracking is costing us dearly — our privacy

For years, many of us have been divulging personal information without realizing what we’ve been doing or its consequences.  Facebook has “struck gold” with its ability to get us to divulge almost everything about ourselves freely, and in real time. The data which is being collected is primarily being used to get a better marketing idea of what we might be interested in purchasing.  If they know that we’ve been...

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