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100 Grades Per Minute

The professional blog of a Data and Administrator in a single-sex faith school. Contains the odd rant and bad geek joke.

  1. The Google Privacy Scandal And You

    , 1st March 2012 at 08:19 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    There has been some awful news coverage today of the privacy policy updates being carried out by Google. Many people are being misled by the reduction of the 70 seperate policies currently being agreed to down to 1 policy for 1 unified platform. It makes business sense and whilst there are always some concerns when changes are made to any organisation's policy, the storm in a teacup is being made worse by the media again.

    This morning on BBC News, the story broke about Google's changes ...

    Updated 1st March 2012 at 08:23 PM by CAM

  2. iHate Work? iFired!

    , 3rd November 2011 at 01:30 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Well, no, I am not fired but this poor Apple employee was for making comments about his employer on Facebook.

    It shows that you need to be careful what you say these days. All too often I see comments on Twitter or Facebook about people hating their job and often they don't realise, if I can see the comment so can their boss. What makes this case more chilling is the post in question had privacy settings applied so the poster thought it was safe, but a colleague on the access list ...
  3. Facebook: Sure You Are Secure?

    , 18th March 2011 at 12:02 AM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    Facebook profiles have become a bit of a commodity these days for crooks looking to cash in on unsuspecting members of the public. From spam messages to social engineering scams, the holy grail for any attacker is open access to a person's profile. From here, they can capture details about a person's private life along with their family, friends, business contacts and everything they require to pull the perfect scam.

    On the same note I paid a visit to the Apple Store in London today ...

    Updated 18th March 2011 at 12:06 AM by CAM