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Why the Equifax Breach Is a Lesson in Using Different Passwords for Each Account

Back in September 2017, a consumer credit reporting agency Equifax experienced a severe data breach. During this Equifax breach, more than 143 million Social Security numbers were exposed and leaked. To put this into... Read more

June 26, 2018
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Why Identity Theft Protection Isn't Enough to Secure Your Personal Data and Passwords

Identity theft protection is a serious topic. No one wants to have their virtual identity stolen and used in an incongruous manner. Unfortunately, according to FTC, nearly 400,000 consumers in the US reported identity... Read more

June 26, 2018
5 Tactics to Prevent Snapchat Passwords from being Hacked screenshot

5 Tactics to Prevent Snapchat Passwords from being Hacked

No doubt you have heard your colleagues, friends, or strangers at the shopping mall talking about Snapchat at least once, but could you explain what it is? According to statistics, there are more than 187 million... Read more

June 26, 2018
Is It Safe to Use a Password Manager to Store Your Online Banking Account Passwords? screenshot

Is It Safe to Use a Password Manager to Store Your Online Banking Account Passwords?

There's a Twitter account especially dedicated to retweeting people who complain about bad password policies. It might not sound like the most interesting thing in the world, but the password rules some websites set... Read more

June 25, 2018
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Reset Your Password Before Windows 10 Is Getting a Big Update

There is probably no need to explain what Windows 10 is and what it is used for, but if a remote location without PCs and electricity had been your home for the last few years, here is the definition for you. You are... Read more

June 25, 2018
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Why One Of The Top Identity Theft Protection Steps Is To Use a Password Manager

Do you lock the door when you leave your home? Do you turn off the stove when you are finished cooking your meal? Do you check both sides of the road before crossing it? These are simple life rules that we all follow,... Read more

June 25, 2018
Do I Need To Change Anything After The End Of Net Neutrality? screenshot

Do I Need To Change Anything After The End Of Net Neutrality?

Soon Internet service providers such as Verizon and AT&T might be free of all Obama-era net neutrality regulations. That means that the Internet as we know it could start changing, and those changes might not be... Read more

June 25, 2018
Is It Safe To Generate a Password For Your Online Banking Account Using a Password Manager? screenshot

Is It Safe To Generate a Password For Your Online Banking Account Using a Password Manager?

A few months ago we had a feature about the worst passwords you could use. We believe that users are more or less aware of the importance of a good password because it is used to protect their information from... Read more

June 25, 2018
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Tips To Protect Your Data Privacy At Work

Those of you who spend most of the time at work sitting in front of a computer already know how tempting it is reply to a private email or check social media accounts during working hours. However, even though many... Read more

June 25, 2018
What Is Personal Data Under GDPR And How To Protect It? screenshot

What Is Personal Data Under GDPR And How To Protect It?

The General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR, in short, is a European Union (EU) law regulation concerning the data protection and personal data privacy of EU citizens or residents. As some of you may already know... Read more

June 25, 2018
What Really Happens If your Credit Card Information Is Stolen? screenshot

What Really Happens If your Credit Card Information Is Stolen?

We've all heard about stolen credit card information. While that's a serious concern, some people might not take it that seriously. However, cyber crime is at an all-time high. Some studies suggest that up to 46% of... Read more

June 25, 2018
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How to Spot and Avoid Phishing Scams

Nowadays, pretty much everyone's on their toes when it comes to real life (IRL) fraudsters. Charlatan tricks, pyramid schemes, television hoaxes, unsolicited and phony services and subscriptions have harmed so many... Read more

June 22, 2018
Google's Security Checkup and the Email Alerts Coming from It screenshot

Google's Security Checkup and the Email Alerts Coming from It

People just aren't prepared to face all the online risks they're presented with every day. Don't believe us? Here's an argument. Think about the tools that are supposed to estimate the security of a password or an... Read more

June 22, 2018
10 Steps to Protect Your Private Health Data Online screenshot

10 Steps to Protect Your Private Health Data Online

You may have heard about all the hacks and leaks that have happened in the last few years. Many of these include private and government institutions, but it doesn't stop there. Many of these hacks include hospitals,... Read more

June 22, 2018
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How to Import Favorites from Edge to Chrome?

Creating software that's easy to use and understand is a fine art, and vendors spend a whole lot of time, money, and effort trying to perfect it. Despite this, it sometimes looks like they haven't bothered at all.... Read more

June 21, 2018
What Happens If I Lose the Phone I Use for Google's 2-Step Verification? screenshot

What Happens If I Lose the Phone I Use for Google's 2-Step Verification?

If you've done some research on the subject, you've probably heard security experts describing two-factor authentication (or 2-step verification) as a system that relies on something you know and something you have.... Read more

June 21, 2018
Does the Scottrade Secure Login Really Protect My Account and Money? screenshot

Does the Scottrade Secure Login Really Protect My Account and Money?

What is Scottrade? Scottrade used to be a discount brokerage company, which operated both in physical branches and online. Scottrade was bought by TD Ameritrade and Toronto-Dominion Bank last year. The firm gained... Read more

June 21, 2018
How to Easily Remember Answers to Website Secret Questions screenshot

How to Easily Remember Answers to Website Secret Questions

Most of you probably know what a secret question is. In essence, it acts as a backup authentication system in case you forget your password. The idea is, upon account registration, you tell the website what your... Read more

June 20, 2018
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