WordFence recently posted about a “highly effective Gmail phishing” campaign that has fooled or almost fooled several technically savvy people. It just goes to show that you can never allow yourself to become too complacent.
A new phishing technique that affects GMail and other services and how to protect yourself.>
I finally did it, and you too can just delete your Yahoo account, full of security holes and blunders.
“Only old people have Yahoo accounts,” I finally told my daughter. Yes, it was a bit underhanded, but really? I’ve been trying to get her off of Yahoo for at least 3 years, and this last security breach, in which they told no one about until forced to reveal it, was simply the last straw. So, I waited for her to delete it, and waited, and waited, and finally one day after I didn’t hear back from her, I removed all subaccounts. Continue reading “Just Delete Your Yahoo Account Already”→
I heard about the UK’s “Snooper Law” just the other day on Jupiter Broadcasting, and the most surprising part is that it “sailed through” parliament. Where is the uproaor?
Older But Geeky has a write-up on it in “UK Officially Gives Up Any Pretense That It Is Not George Orwell’s Nightmare Come True”.
Apparently, spying on all of your activities has become a priority for many “freedom loving” nations and forget about any notion of privacy. Do you still believe you live in a democracy?
“This snoopers charter has no place in a modern democracy – it undermines our fundamental rights online. The bulk collection of everyone’s internet browsing data is disproportionate, creates a security nightmare for the ISPs who must store the data – and rides roughshod over our right to privacy. Meanwhile, the bulk hacking powers in the Bill risk making the internet less safe for everyone.”