“…First thing’s first. If your webcam indicator light is on even though you haven’t turned on the webcam by yourself, it’s a sign that something might not be right…”
“Google shuts down its social network Google+ amid claims a bug that exposed the data of ‘hundreds of thousands’ of users was kept secret to avoid scrutiny from regulators.”
“There have been a spate of worldwide scandals involving the hacking, theft and loss of data among IT companies in recent years, including AshleyMadison.com, Uber, Facebook, Equifax, Yahoo, Apple, and even IBM, just to name a few.”
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This is a very good read, especially if you don’t know the difference between ‘hacking’ and ‘cracking’. The standard difference is that a Hacker is attacking systems and probing security vulnerabilities for fun, exploration, fame, proving that they can, discovering weaknesses which can assist owners etc. Crackers are are the profit side of the coin. Their motivation is financial gain and/or to cause damage.
Most media people don’t know the difference between those terms and a lot of other terms and thereby can easily misguide you about things you don’t know either.
Great article on protecting your privacy on Facebook.