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Easy Steps to Make Your Google Chrome More Secure

Chrome Default Privacy Settings You Should Change Now

Your browser is a piece of software on your device that connects you to the Internet – which probably makes it the most important (unless you spend all day “geeking out” over numbers on spreadsheets). That’s why it’s important for your browser to able to stand up to the online vulnerabilities and security threats. In…

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What Does CAPTCHA Mean?

What Does CAPTCHA Mean?

CAPTCHA: It’s a Way to Distinguish Machines from Men… and Women Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart is quite a mouthful to say isn’t it? So let’s stick with the acronym: CAPTCHA (pronounced “KAPT-chuh”). CAPTCHA, as the explanation of the acronym implies, determines whether an online request or submission is…

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Buying Smart

Don’t Let Vendors Sell You Hacker-Friendly Technology Take these steps to be “security smart” when buying technology Before you invest in new technology, especially with a new vendor or manufacturer, you need to make sure you’re not inadvertently purchasing a problem just waiting to happen. This is especially important if the devices, gadgets and systems…

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5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Computer. A checklist for shoppers.

A Guide for Buying a New Computer

Even though smartphones and tablet sales continue to grow, most people still want to have either a computer at home or a laptop they can take wherever they go. If it’s time to replace your old computer or get a new one for a family member, it’s a good idea to brush up on what…

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Clear your computer browsing history for privacy.

Clear Your Browsing History: It Keeps Your Searches Private

Every time you visit a website, your internet browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, etc.), saves a copy of every page that you visit. This list of web pages – and associated data like title page as well as time and date of visit – forms your Web Browsing History. The web browser software does this…

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What is Browser History?

Every time you go online from your computer, your browser saves a copy of every page that you visit. That’s right: Your computer and Internet browser—whether you use Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or something else—keep track of where you’ve been and a history of what pages you’ve seen. That’s not something they’re hiding from you…

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What is a Broadband Internet Connection?

What is Broadband?

Broadband Internet service truly is the most used form of Internet access because of its high access speeds; it is offered in four different forms, DSL (or Digital Subscriber Line), also fiber-optic, cable, and satellite. The old dial-up connection is the only non-broadband internet service available, and even though it is cheaper, most Internet users…

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What Type of Active Online Lifestyle Do You Have?

A new VPN Infographic illustrates how your online profile relates to risk. People around the world are continually connected to each other online. Like an all-night diner, the Internet never closes. Never. It’s always open for business. And for everyday people like students, moms, dads and grandparents, too. For most us, the Internet today is…

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