The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
With Facebook reportedly close to cutting a deal with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over privacy sins dating back to 2009, the question remains whether or not the social network's brain trust really gets the privacy issue.
By John P. Mello Jr. | 12 November, 2011 05:57
Facebook was recently invaded by a robot army created by four researchers to demonstrate the ease at which online social networks can be maliciously exploited by the unscrupulous.
By John P. Mello Jr. | 03 November, 2011 08:39
SocialShield isn't cheap. At $10 per month or $96 per year, this Web-based social network monitoring service costs significantly more than some of its competitors. But it also delivers a lot more, too, especially if you're using it to safeguard children who use more than one social network.
By Liane Cassavoy | 26 October, 2011 08:02
If you have kids of a certain age, chances are, they're on Facebook. A lot. Connecting with friends you may--or may not--know. Talking about things you may--or may not--understand. Keeping them safe can seem like a daunting task, but it's one that's a lot easier with the help of MinorMonitor. This free, Web-based app competes with pricier solutions such as SocialShield and ZoneAlarm's SocialGuard, and does an admirable job of alerting parents to potential threats.
By Liane Cassavoy | 26 October, 2011 08:03
Hacker collective Anonymous is at it again, and this time it is targeting websites that allow users to share child porn.
By Christina DesMarais | 23 October, 2011 00:57
Good citizens of technological America, this story is not for you.
By Christopher Null | 02 November, 2010 01:21