Wednesday, 8 July 2015

'Google Effect' Is Real, Dangerous, Says Kaspersky

By uploading more of the contents of our brain into our phones, we remember less and become more vulnerable.

If you're going to use your phone as your brain, you better use protection. That's the conclusion of a Kaspersky study on the "Google Effect," or what they call digital amnesia -- the practice of forgetting personal information because it can be easily stored on a mobile device. The study found that we're putting ourselves at risk by essentially shifting a portion of our personal memories into a public space.

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Related: Digital Amnesia Report

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