Tag Archives: privacy
In yet another example of why regularly changing your passwords is a good security practice, hackers have recently begun to sell nearly 120 million passwords allegedly stolen from LinkedIn during a 2012 attack. If you have not changed your LinkedIn … Continue reading
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
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
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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