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Marketplace Tech Report for Monday, May 7, 2012
May 7, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Monday, May 7, 2012

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Millions of Facebook users are making life easier for thieves and snoops. New research from Consumer Reports says millions of Americans share their birth date with the whole world on Facebook that could be used by identity thieves. Or they talk about being out of town, which is an invitation to burglars. Protecting yourself means managing your privacy settings carefully. Plus, a new Tech Report vocabulary word: Microsub.

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Are you leaving your Facebook house unlocked?

May 7, 2012
A new report says millions of us are making life easier for thieves and snoops.

Millions of Facebook users are making life easier for thieves and snoops. New research from Consumer Reports says millions of Americans share their birth date with the whole world on Facebook that could be used by identity thieves. Or they talk about being out of town, which is an invitation to burglars. Protecting yourself means managing your privacy settings carefully. Plus, a new Tech Report vocabulary word: Microsub.

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