It, did. It had me.

Christine-Comyn

“From the beginning I had a sense of destiny, as though my life was assigned to me by fate and had to be fulfilled. This gave me an inner security, and though I could never prove it to myself, it proved itself to me. did not have this certainty, it had me.”

C. G. Jung, from Memories, Dreams, Reflections

 


Notes:

Own smartphone? Your worst fears confirmed…

Your wallet is no longer the only item worth protecting with all sorts of personal and financial data on your smartphone readily available to thieves.  Guess what I did with my personal phone after reading this article…

“…Symantec organized a multi-city clandestine project to see what happens when digital devices go missing…A total of 50 smartphones were distributed (purposefully lost) in 5 cities in restaurants, elevators, convenience stores and student unions. The devices were loaded with a buffet of juicy, fake data…Symantec tracked where the devices were taken once found, and what type of information was accessed by the “finders.”

“Many smartphone owners don’t take even simple steps, like requiring a PIN to unlock a phone…

“About 90% of all finders rifled through the phone’s apps and files, including ones that seemed to contain highly sensitive information.”

“80% looked at corporate data on the phone.  About half took the bait to peek at the salary information and peruse the corporate email account.  40% couldn’t resist looking at the banking information.  57% looked at a password file…”

Source: BusinessWeek – Data Security: Most Finders of Smartphones Are Snoops