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Know Who Is Tracking You as You Browse the Web

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Many of today’s websites include mechanisms that monitor your online activities. These can include anything from cookies that maintain your site preferences to embedded tracking programs that send your browsing information to online marketing companies. However, it is possible to … Continue reading

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January SANS OUCH! Newsletter: Securing Your Home Wifi Network

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The SANS (Sysadmin, Audit, Network, Security) Institute publishes a monthly newsletter called OUCH! that address current security awareness issues. This month’s newsletter covers the importance of securing your home wifi network and the steps you should take to secure your … Continue reading

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Clean Up Your Social Networking Accounts with MyPermissions

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One of the biggest security risks in the social networking arena is third-party applications; those quizzes, games, and special offers you often find on sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Many of us allow these applications access to our personal … Continue reading

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Social Networking and Privacy: What You Need to Know

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Check out the new social networking and privacy story at http://cio.usc.edu/enews/socialnetworkingfall2011.html. Sign up for the IT at USC e-newsletter while you are there.

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