Windows 8 – Creating the new Desktop experience

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A detailed and historical recap detailing Microsoft’s vision for Windows 8 Building Windows 8 Blog – Creating the Windows 8 user experience http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/05/18/creating-the-windows-8-user-experience.aspx QUOTE (a few key excerpts): The Windows 8 user experience is forward-looking, yet respectful of the past. It reimagines what a PC is capable of, the scenarios for which it is optimized, […]

Facecrooks Security – Top 10 Facebook scams for May 2012

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Please avoid all of the attacks currently in circulation: Facecrooks Security – Top 10 scams for May 2012 http://facecrooks.com/Scam-Watch/top-ten-facebook-scams-to-avoid.html QUOTE: We have created a top ten list of the most common and active Facebook scams to look out for 1. Profile Viewers and Profile Blockers 2. Free iPads & iPhones 3. Free Facebook Credits 4. […]

Facebook – Avoid new Account Verification scam

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Facecrooks security warns of a new scam actively circulating. Please avoid clicking on all untrusted links and especially installing a special application under Facebook. WARNING : Announcement From FACEB00K Verification Team. All Profiles Must Be Verified Before 1st June 2012 To Avoid Scams and Scams Under SOPA ACT.The Unverfied Accounts Will Be Terminated. http://facecrooks.com/Scam-Watch/warning-announcement-from-faceb00k-verification-team-all-profiles-must-be-verified-before-1st-june-2012-to-avoid-scams-and-scams-under-sopa-act-the-unverfied-accounts-will-be-terminated-facebook-s.html Scam […]

Windows 8 – New Family Security Controls are coming

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Windows 8 will introduce some new features allowing parents to better monitor or filter website visitation by their children. Each child can be setup with a user account that parents can customize controls to help ensure greater safety. Windows 8 – New Family Security Controls http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/05/14/keeping-your-family-safer-with-windows-8.aspx QUOTE: One of the intrinsic capabilities of Windows 8 […]

Facebook – Robbery occurs after posting photos of money online

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This MSNBC article illustrates the principle of “loose lips sink ships” that I learned in an early security training class.  It is important to avoid posting vacation plans or any other details that might encourage attacks by criminals. Family robbed after teen posts photo of money on Facebook http://digitallife.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/29/11935908-family-robbed-after-teen-posts-photo-of-money-on-facebook QUOTE: On Thursday, a teenage girl […]


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