Cyber Beat Daily: Experts Warn of Hacking Threats + The Day’s Top Tech Picks

The day’s top picks in social media and technology for 11/19: Hacking Threats; this stunt shows what strangers can learn from your social media posts; suspect taunts authorities on Facebook; Wikipedia versus PR firm; family’s week without social media; update in Adam Savader cyberstalking case; mom stunned by social media bullying of daughter; rise in fake online consumer reviews; Megan’s Law changes would exclude ‘sexting’ teens from registry requirement; social media postings considered in jury selection for insider trading trial; limited edition Xbox One auction generates money for Wounded Warrior Project; another Xbox One review.

Read below for these stories and more.

Featured Story.

Experts Warn of Hacking Threats

Security Experts Warn Is Vulnerable to Hacking

Obamacare website developers rush to fix bug suggesting hacking methods

Social Media/Tech Trends, Happenings and Faux Pas.

You might change your social media posting habits after viewing this.
This Guy Stalks Strangers On Social Media And Confronts Them In The Street With Everything He Knows About Them

Yes, another one.
Suspect Caught 15 Minutes After Commenting ‘Catch Me If U Can’ On Police Facebook

The battle with Wiki-PR continues.
Wikipedia wants PR firm to stop paid editing services, hints at lawsuit

Most of them made it through the week without cheating, and said they felt more rested each day. Two said it was nice not to be plugged into everyone else’s “thoughts and drama.”
Family unplugs from social media for seven day challenge

Hoaxes, Harassment and Hacking.

Update on Adam Savader.
NY Man Pleads Guilty To Cyberstalking Mich. College Students

This mother plans to check her daughter’s accounts more often.
Mom stunned by horrible social media bullying of daughter

Fakers gonna fake.
Research shows the number of fake online consumer reviews is growing

Law and Order.

Sexting NJ teens found guilty of sending sexually explicit photos would no longer have to register as sex offenders.
Assembly approves changes to Megan’s Law that exclude ‘sexting’ teens

Those tweets about Wall Street fat cats or insider trading might affect jury selection.
Ex-SAC exec’s defense probes jurors’ social media postings


Limited edition white Xbox One brings in the bucks at eBay auction.
White Xbox One Auction Generates $11,300 for Wounded Warrior Project

Another Xbox One review.
Xbox One review: More than a game console, less than a living room revolution


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