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Share PowerPoint on Facebook or Twitter

Want to share your PowerPoint on Facebook?  Want others to see your slides?   How about making it into a movie that others can see on your Facebook page? Here’s a great add-in from Microsoft’s Garage Advertisements

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Check Your Computer’s Security with these 14 links

With October being Cyber Security Awareness Month, these links help you see if you are secure. http://daol.aol.com/security/computer-checkup http://www.auditmypc.com http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html http://shop.ca.com/STContent/Resources/Resources.aspx http://www.eset.com/online-scanner http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/default.htm?s_cid=sah http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner http://us.mcafee.com/root/mfs/default.asp http://www.pandasecurity.com/activescan/index/?track=1&Lang=en-US&IdPais… http://www.symantec.com/securitycheck http://housecall.trendmicro.com/housecall/start_corp.asp http://www.webroot.com/En_US/land-ss-promo-freescan.html https://browsercheck.qualys.com http://www.qualys.com/stopmalware

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Every profile on Facebook – The Faces of Facebook

Here’s a website that shows the growing profiles of Facebook. You can click to zoom and see every profile. http://app.thefacesoffacebook.com/

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There’s nothing wrong with my computer!

So a couple of friends told me there was nothing wrong with their computers…. I asked if I could scan them because I just wanted to see what was on them… Malware today can be removed using SuperAntiSpyware Portable, A-Squared, … Continue reading

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The Facebook Obsession

  With more than half a billion users around the world, Facebook has altered our everyday lives for better or worse, and in ways we may not even recognize. Correspondent Lester Holt explores the real story behind the $50 billion … Continue reading

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Connected but alone? Sherry Turkle

You have to like the TEDTalks from the TED Conference.  Here Sherry Turkle talks about our online lives and how we are now redefining how we talk and communicate.   Excellent.  Visit the TED website. In my opinion, we should slow … Continue reading

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A Cross-browser Worm that affects all operating systems?

PCWorld has reported that a cross-browser worm may be for sale in forums and on the net for as little as a $1000.   They go on to report that it may capable of infecting Windows, Apple and Linux based … Continue reading

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Want to try a new Social site?

So.cl (Social) is Microsoft’s look into the world of going social on the web.  It was mistakenly published and seems to have been a research project that is now gaining steam. If you have left MySpace and feel crowded with … Continue reading

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Stop letting websites track you – DNT+

ABINE helps prevent more than 600 technologies from tracking you on the web. Do Not Track Plus is an excellent add-0n to help keep this from happening.  (Thanks to Mickey)

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How to clean your Facebook

Want to see the apps you have given permission to? Apps that may have permission to access your profile, contacts, and apps that may be violating your privacy?  You only have to click two links to help with your privacy. … Continue reading

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Clean up your Facebook apps with this website

Dawn posted an excellent link on Facebook to clean your apps. MyPermissions is an excellent website to control your social sites.  Apps often take personal information and can expose your privacy.  You can use this site to control who is … Continue reading

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Your friend has been hacked

On Facebook?  Watch what you click and don’t fall for scams.  Recently I saw Facebook Security had posted to my wall.   But I knew a friend was hacked.  How?  When you use Facebook, you will see associated friends in … Continue reading

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How to get rid of the Facebook Ticker

With Facebook’s latest changes, many people are experiencing bandwidth issues and their page has become slow because of the ‘live’ ticker. If you want to hide the ticker, download Google Chrome and apply this extension to Chrome.

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Facebook – Bandwidth problems?

With the live feed of comments and having all of your friends subscribed to you, every like or comment is bouncing through your Facebook and on other friends’ pages.   You can go through one by one after clicking on … Continue reading

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Cyber Warfare: Securing Facebook Video

Cyber Warfare: Securing Facebook. See CNBC’s video of Facebook Chief Security Officer – Joe Sullivan on cyber warfare

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Delete your wall in Facebook

Facebook makes it hard for you to delete your wall postings.   iMacros 7  (Although I don’t use Firefox I would recommend it for this) – offers an add-on to run a script to delete your wall.  Because Facebook changes often … Continue reading

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Oslo bombing Facebook scams infecting 1 user per second

Oslo bombing – right now it seems to be infecting one user every second. The scam is a form of ‘clickjacking’ that replicates itself on users’ walls after they click on fake posts within their news feed. Oslo bombing Facebook … Continue reading

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Facebook Spreading Windows AND Mac malware through malicious ‘Like’

If you have Facebook, don’t click on links you don’t know or accept friends you don’t know (simple).  Keep your antivirus up-to-date.   F-Secure has an excellent article on this and a new way malware is being spread.   Owners … Continue reading

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Outbreak of Fake Anti-virus, Anti-malware and System Tools

I’ve seen a lot of these viruses and malware before.  But it seems recently they have infiltrated ads on legitimate sites and are increasing.   Increases in viruses can be the result of news events and other politically, driven events. … Continue reading

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Close your Profile on Facebook

Social Search searches the status of your Twitter Account, Facebook or other social site.  You can often see the status of people who have openly posted.  If your profile is open, other search engines/portals may be able to see your … Continue reading

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