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How to Manage Privacy Settings on Facebook and Why You Should

So much is happening on social media at any given time. It’s become a natural part of life. In between scrolling through photos, random political rants, and quizzes you can often miss what personal information you are haphazardly sharing on Facebook.  Yes, your privacy is in your hands, sort of. But apart from the information…

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Are Your Kids Faking Their GPS Location?

GPS tracking on kids’ phones isn’t new. Apps like Family Tracker and Find My Kids allow parents to see the GPS location of their children’s smartphones at all times. Many parents consider this kind of tracking necessary, so they can be sure of their child’s whereabouts. Some kids are fine with being tracked as well.…

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Android vs. iPhone: What’s Best for Security?

Certain brands have achieved that rare golden ring of customer loyalty–some would say blind loyalty–to the point that people are so attached to their phone brand they remain in denial about the growing dysfunction in their relationship (hello R-Patz and K-Stew) and they stay together because they feel it has become part of their identity.…

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How Setting Up Medical ID Can Save a Life

What’s one gadget or accessory that almost everyone is sure to have on them when they’re out? A phone—most likely a smartphone. Cell phones became popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s because they made people feel safer. You could call anyone from anywhere in an emergency. Today’s smartphones go one step further, though,…

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Movies That Got Cybersecurity All Wrong

Movies take fantastical leaps in logic all the time. They can’t always remain realistic and still tell a compelling story. There needs to be drama, the raising of stakes, and a few choice moments of ‘deus ex machina’ to push the story forward. But even the most grounded, true-to-life stories can make major missteps when…

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How to fight back against Robocalls

Along with arriving at the airport to find out your food, carry-on, and actual seat cost extra–robocalls are right there at the top of the list of modern-day aggravations.  You might be driving down the road, making dinner, or trying to get your dog into the car for his vet appointment when your phone rings…

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Best Chrome Security Extensions

Whenever you open a web browser and connect to the Internet, you take a security risk. The web is full of malicious cybercriminals. To protect your privacy and safeguard your device against attacks, you need a secure web browser. Google Chrome is the most popular web browser on the market—as of 2019, 2.6 billion Internet…

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What Is Ethical Hacking?

Ethical hacking has become a vital part of the information security field today. Skills in penetration testing, password cracking, and social engineering are hot commodities for companies that want to boost their security. If you want to become an ethical hacker, or if you’re just curious about the profession, what do you need to know?…

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