Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Watch for new Facebook hoax; more on mobile privacy
There is a hoax on Facebook, telling users to post legal jibberish to protect their privacy, according to the Newsy site, story here. It's called the "pay for privacy" hoax, almost a kind of scareware. .
Tuesday, the Today show reviewed location privacy recommendations for smartphone users. For some people with inherent security problems (corporate executives, persons in bad relationships with a stalking risk) these are serious. Apple’s own privacy recommendations are here.
There is a pertinent question as to whether international politics (and terror) could increase the possibility of targeting ordinary citizens who would have been off the radar in the past