Monthly Archives: November 2014

When Security Becomes a Burden: The Headache of Using Your Online Accounts While Traveling and Some Ways to Get Around the Problems

Would you give Facebook a copy of the information page of your passport, even if they promised they would destroy it once they used it to verify your identity? I didn’t think so. Nonetheless, that was the dilemma I was … Continue reading

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New Social Media Network, ‘Line’, Overthrows Facebook in Asia and Moves Westward. Next Target: U.S.A.

Mark Zuckerberg’s latest appearance in China may be much more than a cute PR stunt. The fact is that the entire future of Facebook may be on the line or may be destroyed by Line, Asia’s new social network service … Continue reading

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Using reputation management services to build or rebuild your reputation: Proceed with caution.

Okay, so five or ten years ago you made a mistake. Maybe your company had to recall a product, maybe you were hacked and lost valuable data, or maybe one of your executives ran afoul of the law. It can … Continue reading

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Strikeback: Attacking the Cyber Attacker

What? It’s against the law to hack back against someone who launched a cyber attack against you? Oddly enough, yes. The rationale is the same as that behind any other criminal act. If someone steals your car, you’re not allowed … Continue reading

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