Middle School ICT students investigate the positives and negatives of accessing digital media. Students also engage in activities centered on their own Digital Footprints as they access technological resources and digital media.
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: are you sharing too much of your life online? For our Amnesty Teen Takeover, author Bali Rai shares what he learned about teen Internet habits while writing his book Web of Darkness.
Over the last month there has been an unfathomable amount of content published about the massive privacy intrusion that is Facebook Messenger. With the ability to intrude into the lives of its users in ways that the NSA would never think to, it isn’t a surprise that the new download [...]
Big Data really is and has meant is a revolutionary approach to marketing. It is our behavior online that helps brands and organizations learn about us in ways that they can contextualize and apply to their marketing strategies, and from the time that this became so eerily apparent, marketers have been seeking out ways to exploit it.
Legitimate services are often used by cybercriminals to try and make their attacks more convincing. Recently, I spotted attacks that used services and platforms like Google Drive and Dropbox in order to look less suspicious to unwary users.
I received a spammed message like the one shown right below that supposedly came from Gmail itself. It warned me that someone logged into my account from an unknown device. However, all of the links in it pointed to a Google Drive URL. A fraudulent email message is likely to look similar to a legitimate Gmail message, but a careful user will note that the displayed e-mail address and the supposed source address do not match. Further examination of the email’s headers indicates that the email was, in fact, sent via a website’s mail form.
It's no secret that there's big money to be made in violating your privacy. Companies will pay big bucks to learn more about you, and service providers on the web are eager to get their hands on as much information about you as possible.