Cybercriminals are exploiting Osama bin Laden’s death to trick people into visiting malicious websites. Scammers are also circulating infected messages on Facebook with links to videos and pictures. Similar scams pop up almost every time a major news story breaks, so always be aware of clicking suspicious looking links. In other news, a recent poll measured consumers’ perceptions of major companies and the tech industry ranked the highest. In the top ten were Google, Apple, Intel and Amazon.com, with high marks in social responsibility and workplace environment. Out of 60 companies measured, Google topped the chart and cable companies neared the bottom. And finally, people haven’t learned that what you put online can be accessed forever. Divorce lawyers are finding incriminating evidence on Facebook, with one survey linking the site to 1 in 5 divorces. Remember, technology is just a tool and it’s people who decide how to use it.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 3, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).