Internet Violations

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  1. theirishobserver. profile image62
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    Today as the personal details of 100 million FACEBOOK users is published on the internet on a single file by a company highlighting the failings of internet security - the FBI have issued the following warning -

    Cyber Chief Describes Efforts to Combat Cyber Crime on Social Networking Sites

    Wed, 28 Jul 2010 15:33:42 -0500

    Gordon Snow, assistant director of the FBI's Cyber Division, says, "Cyber criminals are using a variety of schemes to defraud or victimize innocent social networking site users."

  2. Misha profile image68
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Scaremongering to get the popular support for regulating the Internet.

    1. frogdropping profile image85
      frogdroppingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      *nods* Observant Misha, very. A wag the dog moment by the powers that be.

    2. Arthur Fontes profile image85
      Arthur Fontesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Misha you are a wise man

      Problem+ Reaction = Solution

  3. theirishobserver. profile image62
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    Misha - interesting comment - thats why I like to share these stories here - get honest feed back smile

  4. Joy56 profile image74
    Joy56posted 8 years ago

    Misha is WISE

  5. Ivorwen profile image69
    Ivorwenposted 8 years ago

    Innocent or stupid?  People have options, and not everything has to be shared.  If you choose to put the information out there and make it public, then you should expect that someone looking for financial gain is going to harvest it.

  6. WryLilt profile image92
    WryLiltposted 8 years ago … a-torrent/

    Agreed, Ivorwen.

    It's like people who throw out their receipt and warranty then want a new chainsaw when theirs breaks [retail perspective!]. If you did the right thing in the firstplace, it wouldn't be a problem now.

    "Since all of the data was collected from publicly available data, there is no legal recourse evident at this time for users impacted, or for Facebook, at this time."

  7. theirishobserver. profile image62
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    good comments - I guess - the message is - keep your cards close to your chest smile

    1. Joy56 profile image74
      Joy56posted 8 years agoin reply to this



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