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Does Google Know Too Much?

November 5th, 2009

Google Dashboard is a hotly tweeted topic today.  Several sites, including PC World, PC Magazine, and Mashableall express concerns over Google doing enough to protect your privacy while, at the same time, noting how much information Google does know (and store) about each of us and our browsing habits.  Cause for concern?  According to Ben Rothke, Senior Security Consultant with BT Professional Services, yes – there is.

Google Dashboard is akin to putting all of one’s eggs in a single basket. The problem is that the average end-user is clueless on how to guard that digital basket. So once that Google account is breached/hacked, the victim has their entire Google experience compromised.

For a walk through on how Google Dashboard works, I’ve embedded a video below.

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