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Everything You Need to Know About Email Spoofing

August 29, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Email Spoofing
Most email services have excellent spam filters. Even if a few spam emails slip through the cracks, we’ve gotten pretty good at recognizing them. If the subject line says “CLICK THIS LINK TO CLAIM YOUR LOTTERY WINNINGS,” chances are, you would delete it immediately because you know it’s fake. But what if you get an […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Cover Your Webcam and Mic

August 27, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Cover Your Webcam and Mic
Most internet connected devices come equipped with some form of camera. They’re great for video chats, online streaming, and taking snapshots of memories well worth saving. They’re also a vulnerability. Hackers can sneak into internet-enabled devices and gain access to webcams and even computer microphones. Since most of us keep those devices in our bedrooms […] Read more
How Do Private Search Engines Make Money?

August 22, 2019

How Do Private Search Engines Make Money?
In recent years, the supremacy of search engine giants like Google and Bing has begun to be challenged. Growing concerns over privacy violations have driven people to find safer alternatives in private engines like HotBot.com, DuckDuckGo, and Startpage. Unlike Google, these search alternatives don’t use tracking cookies or collect user information at all, keeping your […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Use an Ad Blocker

August 20, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Use an Ad Blocker
One of the worst parts about browsing the web is the ads. They come ahead of videos, stretch in long banners across web pages, and assault us with annoying and sometimes loud pop-ups that we have to scramble to close. Many ads are a little bit too uncanny in their relevance to us as well. […] Read more
Secure Your New Computer to Protect Your Online Privacy

August 15, 2019

Secure Your New Computer to Protect Your Online Privacy
Computers play an important role in our lives, giving us access to a broader world. However, that world can sometimes access our private lives in return, if we don’t take proper steps to protect ourselves. These steps should be taken every time you buy a new device, every time you reboot an old device, or […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Your Guide to Facebook Data Privacy

July 30, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Your Guide to Facebook Data Privacy
Facebook has nearly 2.5 billion users around the globe and, chances are, you’re one of them. The social media giant has been changing the way we connect with the world for more than a decade now, but it has also been a driving force for how we think about privacy. Over the years, the company […] Read more
What You Need to Know About FaceApp's Controversial Terms of Service

July 18, 2019

What You Need to Know About FaceApp's Controversial Terms of Service
The internet is astir with news surrounding the application FaceApp. The AI app recently went viral for its ability to take a selfie and age it, allowing people to see what they’ll look like in their old age. The app has also spurred privacy concerns, many focusing on the fact that their terms and conditions […] Read more