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Facebook & Twitter security

On September 13, 2011

Lately, it seems friend after friend is being hacked on Twitter. ¬†There are a number of reasons this could be happening, and the letters “https” may have something to do with it. I posted directions to make your Twitter and Facebook accounts more secure in March, but think it’s worth re-visiting. Creating a secure connection on Twitter Go to the…

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Email breach opens consumers up to SPAM

On April 4, 2011

For the second time in just a few weeks, I received another email alerting me to a security alert.¬† Luckily, both times it appears just my email was compromised but it’s still disconcerting and makes me prone to SPAM. Figures the latest breach is for a rewards program I don’t even use. Who knew buying a car starter for a…