Sunday, 12 June 2011
Even Big Business can't seem to keep common snoops out of their systems. How come? The British tabloids report in recent history, the personal details of thousands of people, have been stolen after hackers targeted a British games developer. Personal details of thousands of users, including names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth, passwords, IP addresses, gamer tags and biographies were snatched like candy. Even the world's largest loan agency was targeted by a sophisticated cyber-attack earlier this year, causing a very major security breach of its systems. It's a very important data protection principle that you shouldn't collect excessive information or keep it longer than is necessary. The problem persists worldwide for some reason.
Anytime a computer performs a peer to peer contact using the internet, a cookie is established by the new contact. This cookie speeds up the internet for the next time you choose to call it. The more cookies your computer has, the faster your internet connection. Eliminating these lists or 'clear the browser' using a free download from Microsoft, found on Google search engine, called ( XP SysPad V5.0.0 by XTORT ). This gadget can access the cookie collection directory on a computer system. Among other things, it will show the computer's internet cache and recent history of any work on the computer. Once cleared, it makes it harder for hackers to reverse-engineer your information.
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