Friday, March 11, 2011

Windows, Browser Settings To Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

According to experts, the risk of being a target of identity theft has grown higher than ever in recent years. Criminals employ many means to collect victims’ personal information, including impersonation (like fake facebook account) , outright theft of personal belongings and more.

Increasingly, these criminals are going online to steal victims’ identities and information through phishing, and though experts have warned about the threat of online ID theft for well over 10 years now, the rise and proliferation of social networks has compounded the problem.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Highest-Paying Degrees for 2010 Graduates

Summary: For students who earned a Bachelor’s degree, four of the five top-paying majors were engineers. Computer science was the only non-engineering major in the top five.

The following table from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) shows the highest-paying majors for students who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2010.