June, 2011

50 cents for your MySpace profile: what will happen to your data now?

Welcome to a world where your online identity, and a lot about your personal life, goes around and around to the highest bidder. If you’re one of the 70 million people who used Myspace.com, your profile now belongs to the targeted advertising network that bought them on June 29, 2011, Specific Media. If you don’t […]



Heads up, geeks and gamers: Bioware is the latest data breach victim

It’s a hard life being a gamer nowadays with all these data breaches:  first Epsilon, then Playstation Network, and now Bioware. The well-loved gaming company broke news of the breach this morning to their registered users, warning that “hackers may have obtained information such as user account names and passwords, email addresses, and birth dates […]



Your digital afterlife: 6 steps to manage your cyber assets

Our digital footprint will live on when we’re gone.  Even though we’ve got another 35 years until the singularity (or so says Raymond Kurzweil), all of us will experience a sort of afterlife through our Facebook posts, tweets, article comments, email accounts, online games, and blogs, a trail that grows longer and more complex as […]