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Networking insanity

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To follow up a bit on my last blog, this is a much more serious subject. A friend of mine got cyber-scammed a few weeks ago, because a friend of…

To follow up a bit on my last blog, this is a much more serious subject.

A friend of mine got cyber-scammed a few weeks ago, because a friend of hers had compromised his account details and a scammer used them to email her to send money. She did – TWICE! and lost a total of the kind of money that most Europeans and Americans, work very hard for many weeks for.

Recently, a renowned computer expert of her acquaintance advised her to get a Gmail account, rather than use the secure account that her excellent ISP gave her. This is not in addition to that, but instead of that!

Having done that, yesterday, she mailed me and, without any reason, included her entire Google ID details, inclusive password!

So, I naturally mailed to warn her emphatically to change the password, because e-mails are public NOT private. Anything I can

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Sensible networking

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I often receive a series of photos, as e-mail attachments from a friend. They may have absolutely no relevance to my life, but have great significance to their’s. I don’t…

I often receive a series of photos, as e-mail attachments from a friend. They may have absolutely no relevance to my life, but have great significance to their’s. I don’t believe that this is any good reason to send me multiple photos as e-mail attachments. So many people misunderstand the reasonable usage of e-mail.

I’m not really complaining. Who cares about a few photo attachments and the 30 seconds spent in looking at them? I’m just pointing out the futility of it. So, here follows the lesson on sensible networking in a digital age 🙂

You see, the digital world is full, with quadrillions of pieces of information. Sorting through it, to find the tiny fraction of information that is relative to you, is the name of the game. Thanks to the work of Google, Microsoft and others, this gets easier.

On the other side of the story, it is

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