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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 to Look For in Secure Message Apps

July 25, 2019

What to Look For in Secure Message Apps
Two hundred years ago, we sent messages by written letter. Then we moved to the telegraph followed soon by the telephone. When we invented the internet, communication was revolutionized once more. We were able to send messages instantly around the world in the form of email. Texting became a possibility, and now, the most popular […] Read more

July 23, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Keep Personal Photos Private
Thirty years ago, the idea of always having a camera in our pockets was unthinkable. But today, we’re living in the age of the selfie. There are more than 2.7 billion smartphone users worldwide, or one out of every three people. For every square mile of habitable land on earth, there’s approximately 110 smartphones in […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Using Multiple Web Browsers to Protect Privacy

July 16, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Using Multiple Web Browsers to Protect Privacy
Web browsers are your portal to the internet. They allow you to access and search the world of online information, stay connected with people halfway around the globe, work from anywhere, and more. While it’s often more convenient to use a single browser for everything, there are several good reasons to use multiple web browsers […] Read more
What You Should Know Before Searching Your Name Online: 10 Privacy Tips

July 11, 2019

What You Should Know Before Searching Your Name Online: 10 Privacy Tips
It’s a good idea to search for your name online every once in a while. This allows you to stay on top of any privacy breaches or bad press that could end up negatively impacting your future. But before searching away, there are a few things to keep in mind to get the most out […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Remove Yourself From Email Lists

July 9, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Remove Yourself From Email Lists
Sometimes an email list is helpful. Businesses can use them to send you coupons, organizations can use them to send you news. Sometimes email lists are annoying. Companies may send you several emails a day that clutter your inbox with spam. And sometimes, email lists are insidious vessels of viruses that may be dangerous if […] Read more
Hacker's Game: 10 Things Hollywood Got Wrong About Computer Hacking

July 4, 2019

Hacker's Game: 10 Things Hollywood Got Wrong About Computer Hacking
We’ve all seen it in the movies: a hacker hunches over his computer in a darkened room. He’s wearing a dark sweater with the hood pulled up, there’s often a can of Red Bull nearby. And suddenly, the heroes of the film realize they’re being hacked and they deploy their own computer expert to desperately […] Read more
9 Steps to Reduce Your Digital Footprint

June 27, 2019

9 Steps to Reduce Your Digital Footprint
Using the internet is like walking through a patch of mud. No matter where you go, you leave behind a footprint that others can see. While this can help you stay connected with a larger world, it also puts your personal information on display, which reduces your security and privacy online. When some people learn […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Erase Your Browsing History

June 25, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Erase Your Browsing History
Your browser typically collects three types of data: your search history, your download history, and your cookies. In many cases, each type is built to make browsing more convenient for you. Your search history is a list of the websites you’ve visited. It comes in handy to quickly find an article you want to read […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Turn Off Autofill

June 18, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Turn Off Autofill
Like with most modern technology, autofill evolved to make our lives more convenient. Instead of filling in sign in or check out credentials from scratch every time, most browsers offer the option to save your information. This allows them to automatically input your details into online forms on your behalf. But, with many technologies, the […] Read more