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I try to avoid logins on any computer outside my house that is accessible to the public...
Posted by Geoff on 6/9/2011, 12:25 pm, in reply to "I always delete my cookies (especially on a public or shared computer)"
because it's just too easy to install a keylogger on a public machine. If I know I will have to use a public computer (e.g., away on vacation), I restrict my logins to email or accounts that are not important. Even so, I change my email password at home before leave, then change it again when I return just in case my email account was hijacked on vacation. So far, I've been lucky... |
P.S. If you're still not scared of FB, do a Google on "Koobface"; it'll explain some of the FB emails you've received from "friends".
: FB is the most common social website - I'm sure
: this warning applies to all sites that have
: password cookies that aren't secure sign on.
: Just like Microsoft PC s are targets (and Macs
: are having slightly more problems too) FB is
: going to be one of the first mentioned.
: It's a good idea not to respond to applications
: on your friend's sites on FB too. Games and
: Questions on FB like to gather your info. I
: prefer to opt out of these third party
: Thanks for the website Geoff!