Category Archives: Privacy

Twitter just got more serious about two-factor authentication. Here’s how to better protect your account

Twitter just got more serious about two-factor authentication. Here’s how to better protect your account Graham Cluley Follow @gcluley Dec 21, 2017 IT Security and Data Protection https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/featured/twitter-just-got-serious-two-factor-authentication-heres-better-protect-account/   If you still haven’t properly secured your Twitter account with two-factor … Continue reading

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GPS is off so you can’t be tracked, right? Wrong

GPS is off so you can’t be tracked, right? Wrong   19 Dec 2017  by Taylor Armerding https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/12/19/gps-is-off-so-you-cant-be-tracked-right-wrong/   Don’t want anybody tracking you through your smartphone? Just turn off “location services” or whatever your device calls your GPS, and you … Continue reading

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Buyers Beware of Tampered Gift Cards

Buyers Beware of Tampered Gift Cards Krebs On security December 19 2017 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/12/buyers-beware-of-tampered-gift-cards/ Prepaid gift cards make popular presents and no-brainer stocking stuffers, but before you purchase one be on the lookout for signs that someone may have tampered with … Continue reading

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Watch out – fake support scams are alive and well this Christmas

Watch out – fake support scams are alive and well this Christmas 18 Dec 2017  byPaul Ducklin https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/12/18/watch-out-fake-support-scams-are-alive-and-well-this-christmas/ A few years ago, fake support call scams were one of the most likely cybercrimes that would reach out and touch you … Continue reading

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How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How to Protect Yourself From It)

How Hacking Works How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How to Protect Yourself From It) Daniel Oberhaus Nov 20 2017, 11:43am https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pa39xv/pineapple-wifi-how-to-mitm-hack The Wi-Fi Pineapple enables anyone to steal data on public Wi-Fi networks. Here’s how it … Continue reading

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Don’t be a Victim of These Common Phishing Attacks

Written by Dave LeClair May 31, 2016 http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dont-be-a-victim-of-these-common-phishing-attacks/ 6 Common Phishing Attacks and How To Avoid Them 11 May 2016 On February 2016, an apparently politically-motivated hacker accessed the personal information of 20,000 FBI employees and 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees … Continue reading

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How to use WhatsApp to send encrypted messages

How to use WhatsApp to send encrypted messages If you have not tried WhatsApp Messenger, you’re missing out on encrypted, unlimited messages with images, video, and audio. Get up to speed on installing and using the app. By Jack Wallen … Continue reading

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