Category Archives: online safety

Was ‘Charmine Chou’ a social experiment for case study?


Sexy FB posts get OFW in trouble with Saudi authorities ‘In the spirit of balance reporting, we are posting screenshots of the public posts cum explanation made by a certain Suzy Bautista, said to be a Master of Arts student … Continue reading

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How to Protect your Metadata


The Information About Your Information ‘What if someone could tell that you were going to have credit problems before you knew? Could they deny your loan or quote you higher interest rates? What if someone knew that you were having … Continue reading

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Prevent a Thermal Hack on Your ATM PIN


‘You’ve just finished your trip to the grocery store with your debit card, making sure to hide your pin number. But before you get home, the funds in your account are wiped clear. How did this happen? ‘Thanks to an … Continue reading

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Do You Need To Get Yourself a Pseudonym?


‘…This may be useful to you even if you aren’t, like Ms. Donath, a public figure with a reputation to uphold. Potential bosses or suitors will be Googling you, you can be sure of that, and it may not be … Continue reading

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Robber Caught in Call of Duty Game (not Facebook at last!)


Attack was Heard over Call of Duty Online Game ‘During the robbery, Georgiou, who was wearing a crash helmet, hit one of the men over the head with an imitation handgun, while the second grabbed a knife from the kitchen. … Continue reading

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No Individuality of Social Networks? So What?


In the article ‘The Unbearable Sameness Of Social Networks’ by Selena Larson, she claims the individuality of social networks doesn’t stand out just because the cover photo styles of Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn all look the same like Facebook’s. And … Continue reading

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How Your Digital Screen Messes Your Sleep


How Your Smartphone Messes with Your Brain ‘…it is the specific type of light from that screen that is throwing off your natural sleep-wake cycles, even after you power down. In a new video from Reactions: Everyday Chemistry, a sleep … Continue reading

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