billAs big companies like Facebook, AT&T, Google, and others have proven that their user’s information isn’t always as safe and secure as people assume. So last week, attendees of the annual Computers, Freedom, and Privacy (CFP) conference created a Users’ Bill of Rights. This bill should finally  give Internet users some peace of mind about what their information is really being used for.

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We’ve all heard about Facebook’s privacy issues and their attempts at fixing them.  These security breaches have been receiving a lot of attention recently, but one of the most surprising statistics to hit the web is just how much Facebook’s privacy issues are really affecting their user’s willingness to stick around.

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new-york-times-logo-785567The New York Times recently picked up our story about how sales for surveillance tools at BrickHouse Security has spiked nearly 2.5 times in the days leading up to Valentine’s Day. In addition to the New York Times, the Dallas Morning News also wrote an interesting article about the business of tracking cheaters, where they talked about how Valentine’s Day is a super busy season for the company.

 

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facebookcheaterValentine’s Day is a day to proclaim one’s affections. But what if one partner’s affections lie elsewhere?

With the advent of social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook, many couples are taking a different perspective on Valentine’s Day. As sales of their Stealth iBot Computer Monitor skyrocketed leading up to the holiday, BrickHouse Security realized something was afoot. Seeking to discover whether Facebook and Twitter were contributing to this spike in sales, BrickHouse Security rounded up a team of social networking experts, relationship advisers, and psychologists to uncover the truth about online infidelity.

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facebook3Facebook users have something new to fear, a virus known as Bredolab, is rapidly spreading through the popular social network. The virus masks itself as a “Password Reset Confirmation Email” and appears to come from Facebook. This deceiving email includes an attachment that supposedly contains a new password for the user.

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houstonsA young couple in Hackensack, New Jersey was fired from the Houston’s restaurant chain after it was discovered that they had created a private MySpace page for employees to bash the restaurant on. Doreen Marino and her boyfriend Brian Pietrylo, were fired after a manager was given a password to the website and claimed that they had violated Houston’s “core values of professionalism and a positive mental attitude.”

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