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Feb 11th 2010, 09:21

Privacy Warning! Google Buzz Flaw

Posted by Barry Chapman
Maybe not as much a security threat as a privacy threat, but a recent article posted by Business Insider outlines a serious Privacy Flaw in their new application.

When you sign up to use Google Buzz, you are automatically set up with followers and people to follow, according to a spokesperson from Google. In all actuality, this is a great usability feature - until you get to the accessbility to your personal information. The people you follow, and the people that follow you are made publicly available to anyone who may happen to view your profile. This means that anyone could easily see the people you chat with and email most!
This claim was countered by Google, asking Business Insider to phrase this differently:
"In other words, after

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Nov 15th 2009, 23:20

Get Safe Online Week

Posted by Dennis Piche
According to their blog, the UK based initiative “Get Safe is a free public service from HM Government, the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) and partners from the private sector. We help individuals and micro-businesses use the internet safely.” Their website has a beginners guide, some down to earth videos, and great advice for small businesses.  Check out their video on money mules (Internet money laundering) - evidence that real money is stacking up and that we have entered a new stage in online criminal activity.
This week is Get Safe Online week. Running from November 16 through the 20th, their objective is to encourage everyone to take some time out of their week to learn more about internet safety and to

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