Tag: facebook

Verified Accounts or “Don’t let your friends steal your name”

I have a great friend (who may not agree with that “great” part after this) who refused to have a facebook page. I can’t disagree with the idea of being the part of the few left in America without one, but it has become somewhat of a joke with us. Friend: Why didn’t you tell

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Geolocation and Force Protection

Sometimes we get a little too focused in on what the root of a vulnerability is. I find myself thinking this a good bit with the advent of geolocation tagging and “check-ins” as the security world runs around with hair on fire. Rather than accept that our tools and users will be GPS connected and

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What happens when you use TOR and Facebook

Facebook for all the lack of privacy controls and bad press, does in fact keep an eye on users. A few times since I started connecting to their jabber chat service through Tor I have been greeted to the following screen. I enjoy seeing what all nodes exist for exiting the Tor network, but wonder

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Left Facebook and “Why you should too”

The amount of banter on the topic is extensive, but there really are good reasons to leave Facebook. When I started dabbling in Social Networking back on the BBS days there was always a desire and reason for anonymity. It could have been for the illegal activities going on or for the fact people just didn’t

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