Jim Carrey has NOT died in a snowboarding accident, despite what you read on the net
- — Dec. 12, 2012, 4:17 p.m.
Messages have spread across social networks today claiming that film actor Jim Carrey has been killed in a snowboarding accident.
Of course, it's nonsense. But there's an important security lesson for those who believed it.
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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.