Michael Fertik may be running a business, but by the time new customers are knocking on his door, things have turned decidedly personal. “People send us letters that say, ‘You saved my life,'” says the CEO of Reputation.com, pointing to the dramatic ways in which a person’s virtual reputation can shape their day-to-day routine
If you’re on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networking site, you could be the next victim. That’s because more cyberthieves are targeting increasingly popular social networking sites that provide a gold mine of personal information, according to the FBI
Scientists are one step closer to knowing what you’ve seen by reading your mind. Having modeled how images are represented in the brain, the researchers translated recorded patterns of neural activity into pictures of what test subjects had seen.