Google said Wednesday it has fixed a problem in its widely used email program that allowed hackers to break into peoples Gmail accounts to read messages and pose as legitimate email users. Security researchers in Spain exposed a flaw in the way Google authenticates its users, allowing the breach in the system that counts more than 5 million users. The process for exploiting Gmail was posted to a hacker web site.
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Associated Press reports that a High School has ordered school children to remove their personal blogs to protect themselves from cyberpredators. This ofcourse has raked up a controversy with blogging community crying lack for free speech while others crying protection. Well, like I said before privacy and blogging is all upto you.
Have seen a lot of Flock the past few days and decided to investigate. For those who don’t know yet, Flock is a new browser based on Firefox. Wasn’t really into downloading it until I saw Matt’s post which got me interested.
Lately I’ve come across a lot of persons asking me about the privacy of blogging. Others tell me that they seem to know a lot about me by reading my personal blog even without meeting me. This led me to actually evaluate the privacy of having your own blog.