Cyber Beat: Daily Roundup of Social Media and Tech Stories 2/27


Social media trends and curiosities. 


I have to admit, there is a certain creep factor here that annoys me sometimes…


What happens to your account when you’ve moved on?


Nice? On Twitter? I’ll believe it when I see it.

Hackers and hacker related quandaries.

You can be a sleuth, too.


Kaspersky Lab CEO warns old school malware writers are behind the newest cyber attack against governments in Europe.


“The idea of a small hospital being attacked is unfortunately going to become more common.” Bring on government mandated electronic medical records!


Relocation, relocation, relocation.


“Anonymous warned in a statement on its website that Costa Rican websites will be targeted as a consequence of a computer and information crimes law that went into effect last November. The group claims the law “threatens citizens’ rights, press freedom, international agreements and the Costa Rican Constitution.”


From fellow blogger Nickarama over at Weasel Zippers.



Does it? It might. 

Hoaxes, bad behavior and just plain weird.

Them’s fightin’ words! Fellow blogger Rusty Weiss at The Mental Recession writes about some colorful emails from the party of tolerance and “new tone.”


He canthascheezburger.


Be careful who you friend.  “It started with a Facebook ‘friend’ request.”