Analysis: For the second time in two years my WordPress site was hacked, this time by Viagra spammers. Here are a few of the hard lessons I learned.
What you say and do online can land you in divorce court, the unemployment line, or prison. Check out these five real-life tales of social media woe.
Analysis: A Minnesota middle school is being sued after it forced a sixth grader to give up her Facebook password.
Web tracking companies say anonymous tracking is harmless. What's the real story? Here are two scenarios where online tracking can come back to bite you.
Jargon, data, power -- the first step to IT recovery is recognizing the monkey on your back.
Analysis: Abine's DoNotTrackPlus browser plug-in stops trackers in their tracks -- and it's free.
A leading law professor has accused Facebook of helping law enforcement find criminals on the network using face recognition technology. What's the real story?
Tweet your way to deportation, tip off the narcs on Facebook, and take note -- the FBI is building a search engine for cybercrooks on social networks.
North Carolina community gets first taste of lightning fast "Super WiFi" or "TV Band" broadband speeds base on TV white spaces technology.
Pop the champagne: The Supreme Court has ruled that the police can't track your location without a warrant. But the bigger issues surrounding location privacy remain.
Analysis: Facebook's ill-fated Beacon ad service is back -- only now they're calling it Timeline apps. Like it better this time?
Want to prevent criminals from hacking your Timeline? Ignore those alarmist Facebook status updates and follow these steps instead.
I used to discover new content via Google. Now I find it using Facebook and Twitter. And millions of others are doing it too.
Analysis: Bank on it -- Financial institutions are checking social media profiles to identify credit risks. It's time to ditch those deadbeat friends.
Articles by Dan Tynan