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Searching For Privacy: Is Google Its Own Worst Enemy?

On October 26, Google announced it would give more data security control back to its users, as they will now be able to review and delete their recent Search activity, as well as allowing them to learn more about Google Search works with their own data. In the coming weeks, these options will be available from

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Sex, Work, And Malware: How To Avoid These Virtual STDs

Despite their devilish tactics, you have to give it hackers—they sure are creative at coming up with new and unexpected way to infiltrate your privacy and infect your systems with malware. Everyone knows the best kinds of hacks involve reverse engineering of the human mind, where a certain behavior can open up a world of

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Stolen Facebook Accounts Now For Sale On The Dark Web

It no secret that Facebook recently experienced a major breach in security, leading to the compromise of over 30 million user accounts. Folks who were affected by the massive snafu not only had to clean the cobwebs out of their Facebook account, they also had to cope with unauthorized logins to a number of other

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Truth Or Lies? This Disinformation Plague Is Upending The World

As a new round of U.S. elections approach, accusations of electronic interference are flying around like crazy bats on a Halloween night! In early September, Facebook revealed it had identified more than $100,000 worth of divisive ads on controversial issues purchased by a shady Russian company with ties to the Kremlin. And that’s after other

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Beware Parents: Internet Creeps Are The New Halloween Monsters

If you are a parent, you likely know all about the tricks and treats of a festive Halloween. Costumes, candy, and energetic sugar rushes can be a lot of fun for everyone, but most adults with kids also have some real concerns about safety during this special night of trick or treating. Darkness, strangers, traffic,

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You Need To Know Why The ePayment Industry Is Risking Your Money

If you’ve had the pleasure of traveling abroad during the last 15 years, maybe more, you’ve also most likely experienced the decidedly unpleasurable situation of your credit or debit cards “not working” or not being accepted unless you did some pre-emptive setup work with your bank. Yes, that’s when you insert your card into, say,

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This Is Why Your Internet Browser Is Actually A Gateway To Danger

The internet is a pretty interesting place, where we can conduct research, handle business, connect with people, and even save ourselves a trip to the grocery store. It can also be a place fraught with dangers lurking behind every pixel—because when we open a browser window, the gateway to all things digital and sparkly on

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Will Machine Learning Win The Battle Of The Bots?

Pat Benatar once said “Love is a battlefield.” That may or may not be true, but one thing is for sure— the digital landscapes of corporations and governments around the world are certainly the new battlefield. Cyber-warfare has been a thing for at least a few decades, but today, instead of people fighting with guns

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THIS IS A TEST Of The National Wireless Emergency Alert System, OK?

Last Wednesday, on October 3 at 2:18 PM ETC, millions of U.S. cell phone users received a text message that caught them by surprise, setting off waves of concern and myriad questions—was it an Amber Alert? A national crisis warning? No. It appeared to be a harmless alert from the White House: THIS IS A TEST of the

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