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Big Data: Big Brother Business on Steroids?

Big Data: Big Brother Business on Steroids? | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
Welcome to the world of Big Data, that tsunami of information flowing through the Internet from billions upon billions of handheld devices and machines.

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Just how hackable is your digital life? | PCWorld

Just how hackable is your digital life? | PCWorld | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
Hackers are everywhere, but they tend to be a bit lazy. By following a few key security measures, you can greatly reduce your risk of being victimized by a life-changing exploit.
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Consumers trade privacy for free apps, study shows | TechHive

Consumers trade privacy for free apps, study shows | TechHive | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
Free apps distributed through the Google Play market are three times more likely to seek access to customer information in exchange for not charging for use, research by Juniper Networks reveals.
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Let's call Facebook what it really is - InfoWorld (blog)

Let's call Facebook what it really is - InfoWorld (blog) | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
Wired NewsLet's call Facebook what it really isInfoWorld (blog)Just when Zuckerberg et al thought it couldn't get any worse, it gets worse.

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Pwn2Own lesson: Don't thumb nose at mobile security threats | ZDNet

Pwn2Own lesson: Don't thumb nose at mobile security threats | ZDNet | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
Summary: As you move data around your mobile device it's important to understand that these can be hacked -- even in a mass-attack using a compromised ad-network -- and try to keep the damage to a minimum.
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Data breach liability should lie with companies: Survey

Data breach liability should lie with companies: Survey | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
The call for mandatory data breach notifications and potential legal proceedings against enterprises who fail to protect customer data has become a little louder in Australia, according to the findings of a new survey.
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Your Phone Has Been Hacked. Here's What You Need to Know. - Forbes

Your Phone Has Been Hacked. Here's What You Need to Know. - Forbes | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
VideoMy friend Mike's Android phone had been acting strangely for awhile. In the middle of the night, the phone would come alive. It would meander down various menu paths, send texts that were gibberish and start playing poker.
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Security through obscurity: How to cover your tracks online | PCWorld

Security through obscurity: How to cover your tracks online | PCWorld | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
From Tor to steganography, these six techniques will help obscure the data and traces you leave online...
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Facebook and You - Imgur

Facebook and You - Imgur | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
Imgur is used to share photos with social networks and online communities, and has the funniest pictures from all over the Internet.
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Brand-new hardware -- now with malware pre-installed!

Brand-new hardware -- now with malware pre-installed! | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
Normally, malware is an Internet phenomenon. But a recent Microsoft study reveals even new PCs and electronic gear may carry infection (#hacking #security Brand-new hardware -- now with malware pre-installed!
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Kaspersky researcher cracks Flame malware password

Kaspersky researcher cracks Flame malware password | Information Technology Awareness | Scoop.it
Meanwhile, more Flame variants may be operational but undiscovered (RT @hackernewsbot: Kaspersky researcher cracks Flame malware password...)...
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