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Why Are People Covering the Cameras on Their Laptops and Phones? screenshot

Why Are People Covering the Cameras on Their Laptops and Phones?

Last year, Lenovo unveiled its 2018 laptop models and proudly announced that they come with a brand new feature – a built-in cover the slides over the webcam and ensures that nobody can spy on you. Peculiarly, they...

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February 12, 2019
Secure Your Credit Card Data by Avoiding These 7 Situations screenshot

Secure Your Credit Card Data by Avoiding These 7 Situations

If you have a credit card, you might be in the habit of whipping it out at a moment's notice. Whether you are shopping in a physical store or online, sharing your card details might seem like no big deal at all....

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January 30, 2019
What Are Web Cookies and How Are They Connected to Your Passwords screenshot

What Are Web Cookies and How Are They Connected to Your Passwords

Most of you have probably conceded by now that staying anonymous on the internet is all but impossible for the regular user. Using a tiny file known as a cookie, online service providers can learn quite a lot about...

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January 29, 2019
How to Change Your Aol Mail Password on your iPhone or Webpage screenshot

How to Change Your Aol Mail Password on your iPhone or Webpage

It's always a good idea to routinely change your password. That includes your social media, your online forum accounts, your apps etc. AIM Mail and AOL Mail passwords are no exception, even though you think most...

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January 24, 2019
If You Game Online, You Want to Follow These 5 Simple Rules to Protect Yourself screenshot

If You Game Online, You Want to Follow These 5 Simple Rules to Protect Yourself

Gaming, like everything else, has evolved quite a bit over the last few years. In the past, you'd invite your friends to your house and you'd either play against each other using the game's split-screen functionality...

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January 23, 2019
What Is Smart Banking and How to Ensure That You Are Safe Using It? screenshot

What Is Smart Banking and How to Ensure That You Are Safe Using It?

Banking used to be quite different back in the days. Even simple tasks like checking your balance and withdrawing money meant queueing, looking over your shoulder all the time because you have quite a lot of cash with...

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January 22, 2019
Got $50? That's Enough to Buy Someone's Online Identity screenshot

Got $50? That's Enough to Buy Someone's Online Identity

Having your online identity compromised can bring you a lot of grief, and in some cases, financial damages. Few people think about this when they're signing up for various online services using weak passwords or when...

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January 17, 2019
How to Ensure Your Smartphone Is Not Being Used to Spy on You screenshot

How to Ensure Your Smartphone Is Not Being Used to Spy on You

Modern technology and privacy don't always go hand in hand. The presence of the word 'smart' in a device's name means that the gadget 'knows' quite a lot about its owner, and often, manufacturers are willing to share...

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January 14, 2019
Make Sure You Are Safe If You Got a Fitness Tracker for Christmas screenshot

Make Sure You Are Safe If You Got a Fitness Tracker for Christmas

Why do we buy fitness trackers and apps? It's obvious: because they're supposed to help us get in better physical shape. How often, however, do you think about how they do it? You probably know the answer, but you...

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January 14, 2019
Can You Trust Companies That Have Experienced Data Breaches? screenshot

Can You Trust Companies That Have Experienced Data Breaches?

Personal data is one of the most valuable commodities you can collect, buy, and sell in the modern world. Despite this, very few of us spare as much as a thought about how a vendor is handling our names, email...

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January 11, 2019
Top 10 Tips That Will Help You Secure Passwords in 2019 screenshot

Top 10 Tips That Will Help You Secure Passwords in 2019

Have you made any New Year's resolutions yet? Maybe you decided to take your health under control, or maybe you decided to read more. Whatever it is, we suggest adding one more goal, and that is to take care of...

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January 10, 2019
The Most Popular Passwords of 2018 Are an Embarrassment screenshot

The Most Popular Passwords of 2018 Are an Embarrassment

Passwords have become an integral part of our lives, and we probably don't even think much about it when we have to make new ones. However, just like with anything else in the world, there are good passwords and bad...

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January 10, 2019
2018 Cybersecurity Roundup: What Went Wrong and What We Learned screenshot

2018 Cybersecurity Roundup: What Went Wrong and What We Learned

Throughout 2018 we got so used to stolen passwords and personal information that sometimes we don't even blink anymore when a cyber attack happens. Only the most significant cases make the news nowadays, and quite a...

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January 9, 2019
Two-Factor SMS Authentication Will Not Protect You If Hackers Can Intercept Your Messages screenshot

Two-Factor SMS Authentication Will Not Protect You If Hackers Can Intercept Your Messages

For the sake of simplicity, experts often describe two-factor authentication (2FA) as a system that lets you log in to your account only if you provide something you know as well as something you have. The thing you...

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January 9, 2019
Alert: Ransomware Can Slither in If Your Passwords Are Weak screenshot

Alert: Ransomware Can Slither in If Your Passwords Are Weak

Email is a very effective way of distributing all sorts of malware, and there are a few very good reasons for this. First of all, everybody has an email account. Although we have other means of communication, we still...

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January 8, 2019
If You Think Facial Recognition Is Invincible, Think Again screenshot

If You Think Facial Recognition Is Invincible, Think Again

Isn't technological progress a brilliant thing? Some years ago, we were watching James Bond movies, we were marveling at the clever gadgetry, and we were hoping that we'll get to use them one day. And now, a few short...

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January 4, 2019
Businesses Threatened by Social Engineering Attacks: Top 3 Essential Tips to Protect Yourself screenshot

Businesses Threatened by Social Engineering Attacks: Top 3 Essential Tips to Protect Yourself

People know that the criminals stand to make some serious money if they steal sensitive data, especially when the said data belongs to a corporation. What they don't always realize is just how the bad guys get their...

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January 3, 2019
Does CAPTCHA Really Enhance Login Security? screenshot

Does CAPTCHA Really Enhance Login Security?

Every second counts on the Internet, and even the most patient users get frustrated when online tasks aren't completed in the quickest, most efficient way possible. Hence, even the most tolerant people are often...

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January 2, 2019