Friday's HOT MIC

Friday's HOT MIC

You've gotta feel for the State Department tech experts who had to go through that hard drive with a fine tooth comb.

A friendly reminder from the PJM 2014 vault:

Your IT guy knows a lot more about you than you think (or may be comfortable with). If you take your computer to him for repairs, he's likely going to spend hours and hours cleaning unnecessary garbage off of your system. That means he could possibly stumble across things you might not want anyone to see, like the hundreds of thousands of porn images you thought you deleted but were still on your hard drive or the 200 selfies you took in your bathroom mirror. Or, God help you, if you're doing something illegal and harming someone, your tech guy could feel morally compelled to contact the authorities. The NSA may have your metadata, but your IT guy knows what you did last summer.

Read the rest here: 10 Secrets Your IT Guy Won't Tell You