Posts tagged privacy
Stalkscan Shows You Just How Much Of Your “Private” Facebook Activity Is Actually Public

It’s a common story - you access Facebook’s privacy settings and lock down your account, to prevent your data falling into the wrong hands. But how much of your activity, in spite of changing those settings, is still public? Well, a Belgian white hat hacker made the site ‘Stalkscan’ to find out.

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No Need For Truth Serum; New Brain Scan Technology Ensures Nothing About You Will Ever Be Private Again

“I’ll rip the secrets from your flesh!” Once the words of a 2004 videogame character, now soon to be the MO of a government near you. Researchers in Texas Tech University have discovered a way to use an electroencephalogram (EEG) to glean your identity just from scanning your brain waves. But more than just knowing who you are, this machine can really know just exactly WHO you are…

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The Channel 13 Facebook Hoax. Your Data Is Never Private

So many of you have probably seen long Facebook statuses talking about 'Channel 13,' proclaiming that Facebook cannot use any of their profile data. I've seen a lot of our readers jump on this train, so it's time to set the record straight. This is a hoax, which has been around for more than a couple of years. And the fact you're posting it is ironically making your online information more public.

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