Three months ago, the database of a website called “Ashley Madison” was attacked, which resulted in the leak of a massive amount of data, including the email addresses of its members. Even though this kind of incidents tend to be quite common these days, what makes this case so “special” is the fact that this website enabled people to cheat on their partners… (I’m not kidding, their motto is “Life is short. Have an affair.”).
Sharing webpage links is common practice these days, especially on social networks, instant messengers and email messages. However, sometimes, you may be unaware of what you are truly sharing.
Some websites offer a “Share” button in their pages, which allows you to automatically share their links on popular social networks. There are also browser plugins that create this button for any webpage you visit. If you don’t have such a button, you can always copy/paste the link manually to share it with your friends. But what do your links say about you?
Here’s a useful keyword: “URL”. This is what…