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What’s the Best Webcam Cover to Protect Your Online Privacy?

What’s the Best Webcam Cover to Protect Your Online Privacy?

Did you know that hackers could access your webcam without your permission? Webcams can be hacked by a cyber peeper through any Internet-enabled device. I know it’s scary, but someone could be recording you right now! Do you leave your laptop open while you’re getting dressed in your room!? Do you leave your smartphone or tablet facing upwards!? Your actions could become public if your webcam becomes hacked. Protect your privacy by covering your webcam when it’s not in use…

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Google Apps Email Inbox Controversy

Google Apps Email Inbox Controversy

Google Apps is growing day by day, and recently – they’ve unveiled a “Premium” business version of their popular Gmail email software that will allow you to use any email address (i.e. those associated with your own domain name or business) with their popular email hosting platform. The question that arises is – how private is your sensitive email data? As it turns out, this has created a huge Google Apps email inbox controversy…

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Internet Safety for Kids

Internet Safety for Kids

The Internet has become a crutch upon which the majority of the country depends upon. There was a time when the Internet was not such a readily available tool, and at that time public libraries were the go-to place for research projects for students. As the use of the Internet by children has expanded security has become a significant issue. Security is not just a problem for children completing research projects though; the fact of the matter is that in an age that centers on technology, children rely upon computers not only for research but also for entertainment and communication as well. There are a number of ways in which parents can ensure their child’s safety while using the net; in this article we will cover some of those methods…

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LinkedIn Security Notice – “Account Blocked” Phishing Email Alert

LinkedIn Security Notice – “Account Blocked” Phishing Email Alert

Delete the email and do not click the “follow this link” text, as it does not lead to LinkedIn.com. Instead, it leads to a scammer’s website disguised as LinkedIn that will attempt to con you into offering your login details and other personal information.

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Attention Getting Identity Theft Cases

Attention Getting Identity Theft Cases

Many experts believe that identity theft is quickly becoming the crime of the century. Once ID theft has been committed, that person can steal who you are and ruin your financial records for years to come. Thankfully, in this modern age, there is protection available for you. This is because, in most instances, it is not your fault if someone steals your identity…

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11 Online Privacy Statistics You May Not Know

11 Online Privacy Statistics You May Not Know

Who can see your Facebook posts and might your credit card info end up in the wrong hands when you save it to your favorite online retailer’s website (read: Target, Home Depot, etc.)? You are not alone. Americans are becoming more concerned about their online privacy and want to learn more about how they can gain control of their personal information. A recent study by Virtru, a digital technology company, found that 73% of Americans who use the web are concerned about online privacy. Of those, 38% said they didn’t know how and 46% said they don’t know where to begin…

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April Newsletter: Home Safety Tips

April Newsletter: Home Safety Tips

So March wasn’t as warm as we all hoped it would be (depending on where you lived) but we’ve got high hopes for April! Tax day is just around the corner, so here are some last minute tax tips to ensure you don’t get scammed. Plus we’ve got our newest articles to share with you including a recap of Edward Snowden’s talk “at SXSW”, reviews of AT&T Digital Life and the brand new Piper Security gadget, as well as information on the latest and greatest life insurance product to help you plan your financial security. So let’s dive on in…

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Garage Door Security: Lock It Up!

Garage Door Security: Lock It Up!

We all worry about keeping our homes secure but we often forget about our garages. In fact, I bet most of you keep the door from your garage to your house unlocked. Here are some tips to garage door security so you and your home are safe…

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