Beware of Orkut !!!

Following is a nice and real story by Mark Gosh. Must read for all Orkut users: How Google Fails for Net Safety. I have verified and this trick works!!! Once your account is hacked, even changing the password has no effect either. Few months back I have written a post about our online privacy. And this is an example of how worse it can happen to you. Your views are welcomed. Note: Recently one bug in Google Search caused all results to be flagged as malware. – ankit

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My Online Presence

Hi, I’m {PREF=”ID=cfd6bd57439bc4a9:TM=1205732323:LM=1205732323:S=tT1f1NaLxjumQJbv”}. I’m a regular Internet surfer. On an average I’m online for more than 8 hours a day and that makes me to think of a new phrase – ‘my online presence’, and somewhere it may hurt my privacy. In Web 2.0 big companies are competing to gain as much as information about Internet users that they can show targeted contents especially ads. The game players have already begun their game. They know about what web pages I visit, they know my friends, they know what I prefer to buy online, then know which newspaper I read frequently,…

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