Highlights of the latest news,
laws, products and potential risks,
research, predatory methods and more
Here you'll find highlights of the latest articles on Internet safety worth reading——laws, products (and potential risks), research, predatory methods, and so on—along with my take on what's important in these stories.
If you see something in the news you think I should know about, send it to AskLinda@look-both-ways.com . (Don’t forget to send a link to the source article.)
18 Dec 2006 Summary A sobering milestone was crossed last week when the count of personal records compromised by companies and educational institutions in the last two years surpassed the 100 million mark (out of a U.S. population of over 300 million).
11 Dec 2006 Summary Sponsored search results (those paid for by companies) from your search engine are nearly 3 times as likely to contain risky or malicious hazards compared to generic (unpaid) search results. This is just one of the conclusions in MacAfee’s