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November 18, 2010
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by Ondrej Krehel

Smart Phones

There are cell phone apps for everything these days, including as it turns out, spying. Yes, tha's right, spying—like 007 himself. And they’re not as hard to use as you may think.

Google recently banned an application from the Android marketplace that...

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November 17, 2010
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by Eduard Goodman

When it comes to regulating privacy, the United States is often considered an outlier in the international community.

First, we take a sector-specific approach to privacy. Other countries typically have one blanket policy that covers all aspects of life. We have numerous specific privacy regulations that cover everything...

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November 11, 2010
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by Ondrej Krehel

Online sales are predicted to cash in at $52 billion this holiday season, up 16% from last year, according to a new study. If you’re planning on doing any holiday shopping online, here’s an extensive list of tips to keep you safe...

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November 10, 2010
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by Eduard Goodman

As parents, we do everything in our power to protect our kids and teach them to respect themselves and others. It starts early with warnings of “Hot! Don’t touch.” Then discussions evolve to cover the more challenging topics of sex, drugs and alcohol use.

My parents set a good example about what to do—...

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November 4, 2010
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by Ondrej Krehel

Earlier this year CBS News brought national attention to an interesting potential source of identity crimes—digital copy machines. Since 2002 nearly all large copy machines store images to an eternal hard drive, essentially saving to disk whatever paper is placed on the glass...

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October 29, 2010
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by Ondrej Krehel

The email looks like it came from your bank. It seems important. The wording is polite, but there’s a tone of urgency. Might as well click the link, right? You click the link.

The website looks just like your bank website. Same logo. Same introduction text and picture of a silver-haired couple coasting to a happy retirement. You enter...

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