security Archive

What We’re Reading: Jan. 12 – Jan. 18

The rise of ultraHD TVs, password keys, and Millennial debt Having finally caught up to the 21st century with a plasma tv (or is that still 1990s?), I now see that the latest and greatest is Ultra HD (sometimes...
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January 18, 2013

What We’re Reading: Nov. 10 – Nov. 16

Fiscal cliff, Facebook fakes, and Thanksgiving travel tips Now that the election is over, the nation can prepare for the next crisis: the Fiscal Cliff. But what is it and why should we be concerned? Forbes gives a nice...
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November 17, 2012

What We’re Reading: Oct. 20 – Oct. 26

Zillow mines public data for pre-sale foreclosures, new Apple goodies, the worst passwords, and best blogs Using publicly available data, Zillow plans to list properties in foreclosure before they are even listed for sale. Remember your tiny dorm room...
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October 26, 2012

What We’re Reading: Feb. 25 – Mar. 2

What’s my password? How much is this condo worth? Where are my Thin Mints?! By far the most frequently asked question asked by members is the ubiquitous ‘What’s my username and password?’ We cringe whenever we see that the...
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March 2, 2012

What We’re Reading: Sept. 10 – Sept. 16

Thievery, Tailgating, and Tips for Your Tool Belt As digital thieves contrive ever more clever and convoluted traps, we must remain vigilant about protecting our online identities–keep your coterie in lock-down and personal information secure. It’s takes two to...
September 16, 2011

What We’re Reading: July 2 – July 8

Communities based on communication, social networking, a new iPhone, and a house of books Researchers at MIT, AT&T Labs and IBM Research are revealing new research that redefines regional boundaries in the United States, using patterns of social connectedness...
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July 8, 2011

What We’re Reading: Feb. 26 – Mar. 4

Bye-bye affordable mortgages for most, Oprah doesn’t wash her chicken, and hello iPad 2 Google’s recent e-mail snafu serves as a good reminder to regularly back-up and sync your data. You may even want to consider the traditional model...
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March 4, 2011

Social Networking Privacy

Social networking is about sharing information, opening up your life to new people, and building a virtual community. However, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t keep your eyes open. As social networks like Facebook and Twitter become an integral part...
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December 2, 2009

Field Guide to REALTOR® Safety

You meet lots of people in the real estate business – some nice and some not so nice. It’s REALTOR® Safety Week (Sept. 13 – 19, 2009) and it is more important than ever to protect yourself. Learn how...
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September 14, 2009