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Who is Anonymous' Commander X? Not This Guy

A San Francisco man was named by HBGary's Aaron Barr as the ringleader of Anonymous. Not so, says Ben de Vries.

IT Turf Wars: The Most Common Feuds in Tech

Dev vs. ops, staff vs. management. Here's how to rise above the friendly fire and turn IT unrest into productivity

Is OkCupid's Dating Data Safe With Match.com?

The spunky dating site OkCupid has just hooked up with the Web's largest and oldest online matchmaker. Will users' personal data survive the marriage?

Facebook Stalking for Fun and Profit

If Mark Zuckerberg can have his own personal stalker, why can't you? It's easy -- just ignore your Facebook privacy settings.

New Tool Makes Online Stalking Easier

Voyurl service lets you follow friends (and strangers) across the Web -- and vice versa.

Who Owns Your Facebook Data?

Analysis: Right now, it's not you -- But you might be able to take control of your creations with the help of new tools.

How to Divorce Your Tech Vendor

Follow these 7 tips to protect your IT assets -- and essential company data -- from a service provider breakup gone bad.

Naked on Facebook? Beware the Angry Dweeb

Analysis: The latest Facebook scam reminds us that it's often too easy to hack passwords, so be diligent or be exposed.

Why MySpace Deserves to Die

Analysis: The world's second largest social network is for sale. Wanna buy it?

Privacy Alert: 10 Biggest Threats of 2010

Google's Wi-Fi spying, Apple's iPad e-mail leak, Facebook's Wi-Fi jacking--just how serious are these privacy threats?

A Nimble Way to Manage Your Online Social Life

Analysis: Drowning in tweets, updates, comments, e-mails, and the like? Me, too -- but "Social CRM tool" Nimble may help.

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Beware the wrath of Reddit (Digg, StumbleUpon, etc)

Is paying for placement on social media sites evil? Absolutely. Just ask the people who live there.

Will Anonymous Target Facebook Next?

The cyberwar unleashed by WikiLeaks is spreading far and wide. Will Facebook join Amazon, Paypal, and Visa among its victims?

The 10 Biggest Mistakes People Make on Facebook

Facebook is fun -- until somebody gets fired, divorced, infected with malware, or worse. Don't let these things happen to you.

How to Get Fired on Facebook

You think your First Amendment rights extend to what you say on Facebook or Twitter? Think again.