Your Privacy--Just Not What if Used to be...

Your Privacy--Just Not What if Used to be...

A recent report that Web 2.0 (Facebook, Twiter, MySapce, et al) continues to encourage friends to share private information at an alarming rate is hardly a surprise. Research at a number of universities demonstrates that things are probably worse than most people image. For instance, the 2009 paper entitled "Predicting Social Security numbers from public data" from Carnegie Mellon explained how easy it is to predict patterns of data that leads to accurate predictions of Social Security numbers (SSNs) and birth dates from public data. Cyber thieves are taking advantage of the personal information on the Internet as we are well aware.

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