RSA’s recent breach is an effective reminder that in security there are no guarantees and nothing is 100% safe. It’s important to view security as juggling probabilities and be prepared for when the worst happens. Don’t be alarmist and focus on what you can do right now.
Facebook recently implemented a new feature, called Places, that allows you to post your physical location, much the same way that other applications like Foursquare, Gowalla, and others do. The Facebook feature also allows others to check you in at location, enabling people to post where you are and where they saw you. If you want to disable the ability to be tracked with Facebook’s new location services, read on.