Random cyber webcam
I think that's a good thing."That the FBI's director covers his cams may be a surprise to some, just as it was when people spotted Mark Zuckerberg's webcam tape-over in a photo of his Facebook desk this spring.
But many of us who've been paying attention to cybercrime and punishment have been covering our webcams for years, and telling all our friends and family to do it, too.
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Every online scam begins more or less the same—a random e-mail, a sketchy attachment.
A 2006 survey by the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) found more than 4000 cameras in Lower Manhattan alone.
"Since then, the number has grown exponentially," NYCLU spokeswoman Jennifer Carnig says.
At this point, government folks run just about neck and neck with students/former students as the largest category of my Facebook friends, and I really believe Facebook is a very easy-to-use, low-cost way to create social bonds among people who don't see each other all the time, which in the context of government can really be helpful in a world calling for more and more cross-organizational collaboration.
You do that so people who do not have authority don't look at you.
And if you don't want your house (or anything else personal) on Google Street View, load the offending image and click the Report a Problem link on the bottom left corner. Location-Based Services By using a phone's GPS chip to broadcast your location—and by making it easy to find friends who have done the same—"geosocial" networking services such as Foursquare, Facebook Places and Gowalla are transforming the way people interact in the real world.
And while a log of your movements is gold to marketers, broadcasting this information can potentially have more dangerous consequences.
But every so often, a new type of hacker comes along. He secretly burrows his way into your hard drive, then into your life. It was a Saturday night, not much happening in her Long Beach, California, neighborhood, so high school senior Melissa Young was home messing around on her computer.
Her little sister, Suzy, was doing the same thing down the hall.The motivational speakers I just ignore, but otherwise I typically send people back a message and ask them about themselves and why they friended me on Facebook.