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Category Archives: Safety & Privacy
Does creating strong passwords for dozens of accounts seem like too much work? Not if you’ve been hacked. At the least, you’re inconvenienced. At the most, your bank account is cleaned out, your identity stolen. Here how to create strong passwords that thwart cyber criminals.
A growing number of people do their holiday shopping online. Cyber Monday sales were up 22% from last year. But more than online sales are soaring. So is online fraud—bogus websites selling counterfeit goods, and scammers who steal your identity while you hunt for bargains.
Does this mean giving up online shopping this holiday season? No! The vast majority of sales are legitimate and hassle-free. But it does mean taking precautions. Here are ten tips for making your online shopping merry and safe.
If your computer has never crashed, you’re living on borrowed time. Protect your irreplaceable data and photos by backing up your data in the cloud–on an offsite server. It’s easy and inexpensive.
Over50s seem to worry a lot about privacy breaches on Facebook. But the latest announcement from EpsilonData Management that its email system was hacked makes me wonder if I should worry more about the safety of email and less about Facebook. Epsilon’s breach means spammers and con artists may have access to tens of millions of email addresses.
What can you do to safeguard your email? Here are 8 tips for using email safely.
Is WikiLeaks founder a terrorist or folk hero? Regardless, he has done us two favors: disclosed information U.S. citizens have a right to know, and exposed astounding weaknesses in our computer security. Equally disturbing: If top secret security can be so easily breached, what chance do we have of safeguarding our own privacy and identity?