According to Intel, every minute 639,800 gigabytes of information are transmitted around the net. Unfortunately, in that same minute, twenty people find themselves victims of identity theft. Many more find themselves victims of less nefarious actions such as data mining. Data mining occurs when your Internet behavior is tracked, profiled and then stored. This information is often then sold to advertisers and/or government agencies. This means that every click, website visit, purchase etc. does not go unnoticed. In order to keep your information private and provide yourself with a better sense of security here are some top tips to keep your Internet usage private:
On Thursday, Intel made the decision to appoint Brian Krzanich to be the company’s new CEO. He replaces Paul Otellini, who announced his retirement in November after serving the position for seven years. After experiencing a declining market share for the past decade, Intel’s new CEO starts the job facing major challenges.