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Roundup: The Internet Is Still A Dangerous Place
Posted By Jim On 08/12/2012 @ 11:24 am In Personal Finance | 3 Comments
Earlier this week, the internet was exploding with the recollection of Mat Honen’s epic hacking , Apple and Amazon’s security flaws (which have been fixed), and what people can do to protect themselves. Step one, as always, stronger unique passwords . Step two… two factor authentication… but that’s not the point I wanted to bring up.
As things move towards the cloud and our lives are put more and more online, it’s important to remain vigilant and careful. Honen wasn’t targeted because he was special, important, or rich… he was targeted because he had a three letter Twitter handle.
So be careful out there. And back up everything…
Here are some of this week’s gems:
Hope you had a great weekend!
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 Mat Honen’s epic hacking: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/all/
 stronger unique passwords: http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/how-to-create-a-strong-password-you-can-remember.html
 look into: http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2012/07/scientology_john_brousseau_tom_cruise.php?page=all
 massive machine that is the Cheesecake Factory: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/08/13/120813fa_fact_gawande?currentPage=all
 lotion: http://www.wisebread.com/homemade-lotion-recipes
 Marketplace Fairness Act: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c112:S.1832:
 Internet sales tax: http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/internet-sales-tax-state-deals-amazon-bring-questions-pay.html
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