I accidentally deleted over 13,000 messages from my email account and didn't flinch. Well, almost. There was a feeling of panic, but it was followed by a Zen-like calm. Had I effectively erased the past?
Dear Hackers: What did you get from assaulting my e-mail account? Nothing. No one fell for your foolish ploy. What did I get? I got an amusing day catching up with friends and the therapeutic opportunity to clean up my contacts.
The Facebook Like button allows developers to use Javacript, which can also be used by bad guys to trick users into "liking" a page and then automatically recommending it to all their Facebook friends.