Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Security Alert - Social networking could leave your home at risk highlight just how many people are leaving themselves vulnerable through what they disclose on the internet, a Dutch website called Please Rob Me is posting live updates sent by users declaring when they are not at home - and thus at risk of burglary.

The ever-increasing amount of information we post on social networking sites is leaving us vulnerable to criminals.

Whether it's birthdates, home addresses or where we're planning to go on holiday, these details can be a goldmine to criminals. ...mentioning that you're stuck at work might seem innocent enough, you've actually just advertised to burglars that your home is going to be empty for some time. (more)