Keep safe online: I strongly recommend disabling Java plugins in your web browser and consider uninstalling Java altogether. While this is more of an issue on Windows computers for the time being, Linux and Apple iOS users should also take action because Java based vulerabilities are easily redirected to attack any platform.
A recent . . . → Read More: How To Keep Safe Online: Disable Java
At last, privacy and security are being addressed in the cloud.
SpiderOak are late to the party, but their solution is best of breed in my opinion, and early landgrabbers like DropBox and Syncplicity (amongst others) should be quaking in their boots. By the way, all these services offer useful amounts of free storage, . . . → Read More: Free Encrypted Online Backup, File Sharing & Synchronisation
Google has introduced a monthly “account activity” report which allows you to see what data it has collected about you on all its services. That includes Google Search, Google+, Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps … actually its a very long list, so I’ll stop there!
This is an important development because Google recently forced all . . . → Read More: Google Account Activity Report – Track What Google Tracks About You!