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Social Networks: the Force Is Strong with These Ones.

Governments and intelligence services are getting more deeply involved in social networks. Some states understood the potential and dangers earlier rather than later, while others are catching up fast. But that doesn’t really matter. In one way or another battle lines will be drawn in social media, there’ll be attacks and defense moves – often termed war. Do we need that? I don’t. …

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Worse than Cheese: Scary Scenarios Causing Nightmares Now – the Five Main Issues of IT Security.

Here I’m presenting my List of the Five Main Issues Facing IT Security, in the broad sense of the term. I should say straight away that I don’t have prescriptions for solving all five issues. The aim of this post is more to identify the problems, let you start to muse on them, and hopefully draw you into the fold of their ongoing discussion by raising your interest, empathy and/or sympathy!

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Facebook Doomsday on November 5?

The recent announcement by the Anonymous hacker group to take down Facebook on November 5 – Bonfire Night – has resulted in a series of online publications and sparked much hot debate. The story surrounding this announcement seems to create more questions than provide answers.

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7 Things Facebook Should Do To Increase Security.

Many Facebook users lack knowledge and experience about how to protect themselves in the social networking environment, which has made the situation worse. Facebook appeals to new Internet users who often lack the computer savvy to identify online threats, and the most vulnerable segment of the audience — kids — have little life experience required to make reasonable decisions. Because of this, I believe Facebook needs to enhance the security and privacy features of its site so the problems don’t escalate out of control. With the help of my colleagues, here are seven key recommendations I believe will make Facebook a safer place

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Welcome Fellow Twitters!

Good news! I am expanding my social media presence and yesterday just launched a Twitter account. Feel free to follow me on @e_kaspersky. So, this is just a perfect moment to say “Hello world” to the Tweetersphere …

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Talk To Your Children About Privacy in Social Networks. Now.

No geeky computer security stuff in this post. No technical details about social networking scams or Twitter worms or malicious Facebook apps or whatever. There is something of a much greater concern I would like to talk about. Our children’s safety on social networks …

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Vanya is back home safe and sound. Thanks for your support!

First of all I would like to thank all of you for your support during the recent events related to my son’s kidnapping. We received thousands of e-mails, phone calls, social media messages from all around the world expressing your concern and sincere sympathy, which I do appreciate and value. The community support gave us the strength to get through these hard days …

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