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Trap Neuter Release Spammers

Spammers

Seriously, I think the spammers have been breeding in my inbox and spreading throughout the internet. No matter where I look, I seem to cross their paths. They cause countless hours of extra work in forums and blogs, and create havoc on unsuspecting social media users. The search engine results have been overrun with spam. Why isn’t more done to …

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Transparency In Social Media

Never is transparency (in social media) more important than during times of crisis. The public can and does forgive mistakes. They understand that technology is not infallible. What will destroy a business faster than just about anything though is not being 100% open, honest, and upfront immediately when something has gone wrong. Watching Sony’s responses (in the news) to a …

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Google Safe Search

Google’s safe search Did you know about Google’s safe search? Accordingly to Google: With Google search over SSL, you can have an end-to-end encrypted search solution between your computer and Google. This secured channel helps protect your search terms and your search results pages from being intercepted by a third party. This provides you with a more secure and private …

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Smartphone Apps and Security

Much as I am with my computers, I tend to be a bit anal overly protective when it comes to the security of my HTC myTouch 4G smartphone. Does it surprise you that I use very few apps? Common sense (and research of an app before downloading it) will help prevent the vast majority of issues, but for those times …

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