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Getting Hacked 101: Has Your Device   Been Hacked or Is Your Account Compromised?

It’s common to fear getting hacked but you may not exactly know how it will happen or what to do when it does. The whole ordeal can be insanely stressful and that anxiety can quickly escalate as you try to get your device or account back in working order. To effectively solve the issue, you…

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What, Me Worry?

Internet Truths: What You Should Realize Before Using the Internet Again.

You can do everything on a phone or computer: Shop. Bank. Make new friends. Become famous! So, what’s to worry about?  Actually, more than you think, and maybe more than you want to know.

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What is Shadowbanning & How to Avoid It

Social media has become all about algorithms.  Whether you’re chasing followers, likes, swipes, or fame you can end up under the thumb of the algorithm. The issue is: what if the algorithm decides not to share your posts? What if people can’t find your profile, see your photos or read your posts? When something like…

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Cyber Insurance: What Is It and Do You Need It?

Cyberattacks on individuals and companies have evolved to such an extent that good cybersecurity has become a fundamental part of daily life. Even as experts develop ways to thwart cybercriminals, hackers keep getting around their defenses. That means that all the sensitive information about you or your company is at risk of being stolen, sold,…

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The Definitive List to Reporting Fake Social Media Accounts

In our influencer-informed culture, everyone wants more followers, friends, or contacts for their social networks.  After all, you may be networking, building a brand, or promoting your business. You might get an unexpected follow or a random friend request which is great for any budding entrepreneur, influencer, or content creator. And yet, these requests can…

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AI & Cybersecurity: Should We Be Worried?

When you think of artificial intelligence (AI) your mind might rush to the paranoid fantasies of the dark future of The Terminator franchise or Hal 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey. When will super-smart machines destroy us all?  Countless movies have explored the perils of machines developing self-awareness. How safe is AI in reality, and…

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A Deep Dive into The California Consumer Privacy Act and what it means for CyberSecurity

It’s no secret websites and apps collect and monetize your data. Things like your search history, interests, and location may seem arbitrary or even necessary, but should people be profiting off of it? This is one of the major ethical and cybersecurity issues of our time. This information can be used to more effectively inundate…

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Your Social Media Has Been Hacked And You Don’t Even Know It

Your aunt just got a hot tip from you about an amazing NFT investment opportunity and your best friend just got a sketchy link from you which she wasn’t sure she should open. Your social media has been hacked and you’re the last one to know.  If this has happened to you, you are certainly…

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