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What Are the Pandora Papers and How Do They Affect You?

When news of the Pandora Papers broke in early October 2021, many people thought, “Oh, just another massive document leak.” The release of the Pandora files is the fourth major leak of its kind in the last eight years, after all, so maybe we’re just getting used to it by now. But the Pandora Papers…

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What to Do if You Get a Legal Letter from the Motion Picture Association of America

There are a lot of grey areas of the Internet, as it is a relatively new, ever-evolving entity. But the movie industry, in reaction to the shock that hit the music industry the day Napster launched, is cracking down on illegal downloading, which they see very much as a black-and-white issue.  At the height of…

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So You Got a Copyright Infringement Letter… Now What?

Have you received a notice that you’re guilty of copyright infringement? Don’t panic. Here’s what to do instead.  Dear Business Owner, We regret to inform you that we are unable to find a license for an image displayed on your website.  We request immediate removal of this image. You are also required to provide payment…

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Google Glass and 9 Other Epic Tech Flops

Everyone loves talking about tech innovations. The latest gadget or service released by a hot startup gets even non-techies buzzing. As fun as it is to discuss tech’s greatest successes, it’s more amusing to talk about the biggest failures. Not only do we get a chuckle out of how poorly executed an idea was, but…

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When Not to Click: Diagnosing Tricky Links

There are tons of ways for hackers and cybercriminals to do damage. But sadly, this often happens by simple mistakes people make to give hackers access. While, yes, they can find their way onto your network or device… they’re most often let in. One of the easiest ways for cybercriminals to get onto your network…

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Browsing Incognito 101: How To Browse In Secret

The browsing history on your computer holds a ton of information. Your search history shows all the things you don’t know that you quickly Google. It can reveal the things that worry you about your health, the law, or politics. Your browsing history can expose the things you look up at 3 am when you…

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How to Stop People from Sending You Files Without Consent

It’s official — everything’s gone digital. Cyberflashing is now a thing. Apparently, creeps are using features like Airdrop to spam people with unwanted nudes. You could just be sitting on the bus and get flashed… digitally. One woman on an airplane found a man trying to send her photos throughout her flight. What ups the…

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Why You Should Use a Burner Phone with Online Dating & Other Cyber Safety Dating Tips

Online dating can be a bit of a drag. There’s the waiting for replies, answering the same questions over and over, and screening out duds. But it can evolve into a real nightmare if you don’t take proper precautions. While many people dating online are just looking for love, there are plenty of safety concerns.…

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