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Some time ago we tested FindFace, a service that compares photos with the database of avatars from the VK.com social network and looks for matches. Back then, my colleagues had some fascinating findings. I, to my dismay, made an unpleasant discovery.
I did not take part in the testing myself: I was quite busy with other stuff, and besides, I don’t have a VK.com profile.

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People who think they’re tech-savvy are just kidding themselves: they’re actually 18% more likely to be hit by identity theft, according to a new study.

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Research firm ZeroFOX has found that unless a company has a verified recruiting account, it can be difficult for an applicant to decipher a legitimate account from an impersonator. One way to spot an impersonator is that they commonly provide Gmail, Yahoo, and other free email provider addresses through which applicants can inquire about a […]

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Many current and former federal employees who signed up for identity protection services after the cyber theft of their personal information soon will have to re-enroll to keep that coverage, administration officials said Monday. A contract for those services expiring Dec. 1 will be replaced immediately by another but with a different company, Office of Personnel Management officials […]

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