EFF Urges Caution When Using New Google Desktop

eWeek reports the nonprofit Electronic Frontier Foundation is warning users of Google’s new desktop update to not enable the “share across computers” feature.

“[We urge] consumers not to use this feature, because it will make their personal data more vulnerable to subpoenas from the government and possibly private litigants, while providing a convenient one-stop-shop for hackers who’ve obtained a user’s Google password,” the EFF said in a statement.