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Google, Amazon, Microsoft pay to get ads past Adblock Plus

Google, Amazon, Microsoft pay to get ads past Adblock Plus by Lisa Vaas on February 4, 2015 https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/02/04/google-amazon-microsoft-pay-to-get-ads-past-adblock-plus/ Ad-buying big boys Google, Amazon, Microsoft and the content marketing platform Taboola have quietly ponied up the money to keep their ads … Continue reading

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How to prevent Google+ users from e-mailing you

Other Google+ users can now send you e-mail without even knowing your Gmail address. But you can easily opt out of that. http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57617033-93/how-to-prevent-google-users-from-e-mailing-you/   by Lance Whitney  January 10, 2014 5:37 AM PST (Credit: Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET) Don’t want strangers … Continue reading

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Must-know privacy tips for Google, Facebook and other online services

Must-know privacy tips for Google, Facebook and other online services http://www.pcworld.com/article/2055457/must-know-privacy-tips-for-google-facebook-and-other-online-services.html#tk.nl_secur   Recent headlines about shadowy government agencies, high-profile hack attacks, and your face in Google ads drive home a crucial point: Your online privacy is best protected when you keep an iron grip … Continue reading

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How to keep your real name and face out of Google’s ads

How to keep your real name and face out of Google’s ads http://www.pcworld.com/article/2053357/how-to-keep-your-real-name-and-face-out-of-googles-ads.html#tk.nl_advis The journey was long and full of baby steps, but we’ve finally reached the destination: Google updated its terms of service on Friday to allow the company to slap … Continue reading

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Online security: your two-factor authorization checklist

Online security: your two-factor authorization checklist  http://www.pcworld.com/article/2036298/online-security-your-two-factor-authorization-checklist.html#tk.nl_secur Twitter reportedly is getting ready to roll out two-factor authentication in the coming weeks—a development that comes not a moment too soon as the company’s current security efforts fall short. Take Tuesday, when … Continue reading

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Scroogle: Adding privacy to Google Search

IT Security By Michael Kassner July 25, 2011, 12:17 PM PDT http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/security/scroogle-adding-privacy-to-google-search/5840?tag=nl.e036 Takeaway: Google Search is an amazing tool. Even so, to many, it has a dark side. Scroogle may be able to help. Over the years, I’ve witnessed–from a safe distance–highly-charged … Continue reading

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Farewell, GOOG-411

http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/ OCTOBER 14, 2010, 12:04 PM Farewell, GOOG-411 Oh, it’s a sad day in techland. On Nov. 12, Google will turn off 800-GOOG-411 forever. It was one of the best, juiciest, most useful services in all phonedom. It didn’t cost anything. … Continue reading

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