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ONLY USE AS A TUTORIAL -PLEASE DO NOT PLAGIARIZEL10: Discussion 7: Let’s Talk About‘Egosurfing'75 75 unread replies. 92 92 replies.In our lessons this week (and in previous weeks), we learned that a simple Google search canlead to many snippets of information about a person. These small amounts of information canpaint a large (and sometimes eerily accurate) picture for an attacker in a very little amount oftime and with very little effort. As a general precaution, it is often wise to “Google Yourself" forthe purposes of seeing the types of information that show up when the general public searchesyour name.Fun Fact: “Googling Yourself” is a common name for ‘Egosurfing (Links to an external site.)Linksto an external site.’— or the practice of searching for one’s name or pseudonym in a popularsearch engine in order to view the results. For today’s discussion, we’re going to do someegosurfing and discuss the results.To get started: Go to Google (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and perform aGoogle search on your nameThen, answer the following questions:What information were you able to find?Were you surprised by the amount of information that was available about you through thesearch?

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Professor
WC Childers
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