Comuter World has a piece about Dell’s finanical reporting. Its revenue is done 11% year over year, and short of what analysts had expected. Its net income dropped to $.27 per share compared to $.49 compared to a year ago. Dell gets about half of its revenue from PCs, so the overall decline of the PC market has hurt its bottom line.
This is a useful article on the current state of secure passwords from Nicole Perlroth over at the New York Times.
It’s a good idea to be a little paranoid about password theft, and there are several ways to strengthen your defenses.
Recent reports of security issues at Facebook once again have brought Facebook into the cross-hairs of security experts. Here are some links to Facebook pages–and other posts about Facebook security–that can help you protect your information.
Here are some posts to Facebook’s Security Pages:
Here are some posts that can help you to secure your Facebook account:
The New York Times is reporting that Facebook has discontinued its auto login feature after finding it could expose a user’s email address or even allow access to their account. The website Hacker News reports that 1 million Facebook accounts had been affected by this. TrendMicro says that the address shortcuts were “inherently dangerous.”