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By Hawaiian Telcom on Friday, August 15, 2014 11:32:37 AM

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on August 12, 2014 

News broke last week that a Russian crime syndicate had amassed the largest known collection of Internet credentials, including 1.2 billion username-and-password combinations. Thanks to events such as this, Two-Factor Authentication, sometimes abbreviated 2FA, is gaining momentum. 2FA has been around for decades, but it only recently has become accessible to the general public. 

By Hawaiian Telcom on Friday, August 15, 2014 11:27:59 AM

This article was originally published in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on July 15, 2014 

When news broke in late June about Facebook running unsanctioned psychological experiments on their user population in the name of science, the reaction was overwhelmingly negative. The truth is that Facebook experiments on its user base quite frequently, and probably constantly. Facebook isn't alone here: Other social media sites conduct research on their users or allow third parties (like the government) to conduct their own. What can we learn from the revelations about these activities?