06 June 2014
Tip Of The Day! - Don't enter your username and password on any computer you don't control.
Using public computers will always carry the risk of exposing your personal data. "Public" computers — as in college library computers.
A Kentucky college student has been charged with identity theft and unlawful access to a computer for allegedly breaking into other students' email accounts at the University of the Cumberlands, and using the access and information to blackmail them.
He did this by allegedly placing spyware on computers at the college library to harvest the information he needed to access the email accounts. Then he threatened to divulge the contents of certain messages unless the students complied with his demands.
For more information: http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/10things/?p=322