In 20 short minutes, he puts together an extensive dossier on a Monitor editor, including his social security number, hobbies, and sartorial habits.
From personal photos circulated inadvertently on Facebook to ‘Web bugs’ that monitor our buying habits, the Internet is exposing the private us to the public more than any technology in history. Here’s why you should care – and how to avoid it.
Think of e-mail as sending a postcard, readable by everyone, and don’t post any photos anywhere that you wouldn’t want your grandmother to see.
Officials in West Virginia, Vermont, Wyoming and Washington state have reported receiving between three and five laptops, each over the course of two separate deliveries — but none had ordered any of them.
Albert Gonzalez of Miami was charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft charges in federal courts in New York and Boston.
Energy source or more trouble for the environment?
Now, both the Xbox 360 Elite and the PS3 will cost $299.
GM announced the tentative deal with Magna in May at a time when it was desperately trying to avoid bankruptcy protection.
Even if pithy posts aren’t your thing, one of Twitter’s other uses is probably more helpful: finding deep discounts and alerts on sales at your favorite stores.
Sony’s $399 Reader Daily Edition will go on sale by December.
A report being released Wednesday by IBM Corp. shows a big drop in the volume of “phishing” e-mails, in which fraud artists send what looks like a legitimate message from a bank or some other company.
The launch could boost South Korea’s space ambitions, but the North warned it would keep a close eye on the international response.
The idea is to block the kind of high-profile vandalism that has marred the pages of some famous people.
Hackers can take over thousands of infected computers, then send them secret commands without the PC's owner ever noticing. Once corralled, these "botnets" can be used to send spam or launch denial of service (DoS) attacks that overwhelm websites.