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Linked – Now it’s easy to see if leaked passwords work on other sites

“So far, Ars isn’t aware of reports of such malicious tools circulating in the wild, but it wouldn’t be surprising if they exist and are already being used. Readers are once again advised to use a password manager to store a unique, randomly generated password that’s a minimum of 10 characters long and contains a…

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Linked – Your fitness tracker could be revealing your bank PIN

“Data from the accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometers could be used to monitor the way your wrist moves, whether you’re tapping in your pin at a cash point, or entering your Facebook password on your phone. There are a wide range of scenarios where your wearable could be compromising your security.” Yeah, it’s unlikely, but if…

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Linked – Is eDiscovery Really Too Expensive?

As to “Why can’t IT or my secretary do this?” If your IT folks or your secretary has an acceptable level of expertise and experience and are provided an acceptable level of resources, then they CAN do the work.One is not able or unable to handle the challenges of dealing with ESI simply because of…

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Linked – Will Facebook’s new algorithm destroy its relationships with brands?

“It recommends that Page owners also add targeting – a paid campaign — to their posts to boost reach. It recommends other paid for options such as boosting posts and using Facebook ads to publicise discounts and promotions. This algorithm change will impact businesses with small marketing budgets who can not afford to pay for…

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Linked – Man faces off with alligator to retrieve iPhone with baby pics

We’ve read about people selling their organs to get their hands on an iPhone, but I’ve never before heard of a couple willing to face-off with a live alligator for one. That’s the somewhat bizarre situation a Florida couple found themselves in recently, however, when 24-year-old Anthony Larrimore dropped his iPhone while snapping pictures of an alligator…