Do we really care about our data ?

It’s 3 days since the facebook data hack. It appears there’s so much more to the consequences than we thought. Because facebook is larger than life with more than 2 billion accounts and we are so connected to it for our daily work and life, we carry on despite all the warnings out there. The activists, governments and policy makers do not have much leverage in the face of rapid fire technological advances. There’s a concern, but nobody seems to know how to keep ourselves connected and secure at the same time. Let’s try with basic hygiene as a starter in this blog post. So what can we do to gain some control of our FB data ? Beginner Steps: I strongly suggest you, Change FB password now. Don’t use facebook login for other apps like airbnb, booking.com, spotify etc. At least in future don’t use facebook login for other apps. Advance Steps: Go to  Facebook’s ‘Security and login’ page in

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I was logged out of Facebook

I was at a conference today (September 28, 2018). I wanted to post something on Facebook. In my phone, I felt some kind of a lag when opening facebook app. Then FB app logged me out and asked me to log in . Strange, I thought. I typed my password and logged in. Then FB messenger asked me to do the same thing. Weird, I thought. Back home, I opened facebook on my laptop. FB logged me out and asked me to log in. Again. Then a news article caught my eye. I immediately changed my password. Facebook Network is Breached, Putting 50 Million Users’ Data at Risk More than 90 million Facebook users were forced to log out of their accounts early Friday, a common safety measure taken when accounts have been compromised. Facebook said it did not know the origin or identity of the attackers, nor had it fully assessed the scope of the attack. The company said

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