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How Secure Is My Password: The Ultimate Litmus Test (2023)

April 13, 2023
What Does It Mean to Have a Good Password, and How Can I Create One?How Secure Is My Password? Testing the Strength of Your PasswordsDon’t Forget MFA (But Don’t Rely On It)Why Should I Remove My P…

23andMyIdentity: Genetic Testing Privacy

April 13, 2023
Genetic Testing Privacy Policies Privacy Concerns and Privacy Laws Around Personal and DNA DataKeep Your Personal Information to YourselfDon’t Forget to Opt-Out of Genetic Testing Sites 23andMe…

A Guide to Online Presence for Job Seekers

April 13, 2023
Online Presence for Job Seekers: Is It Really That Important? Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether or Not to Post Something OnlineSteps to Take to Sanitize an Unflattering Digital FootprintBa…

Why Collection no 1 Still Matters

April 13, 2023
What is Collection no 1?Who is Responsible for the Breach?Who is a Victim?Why Does Collection no 1 Matter Today?Were You Affected?How Can You Stay Safe from Credential Stuffing? In mid-December…

Smile, You’re on Spokeo! Here’s What to Do About It

April 13, 2023
What Is Spokeo?Spooked by Spokeo: What You Can Do About People Search DatabasesMyth 1. “I’m just one person; there’s nothing I can do to take a stand against people search databases and data minin…

How Facebook Likes Predict Personality (And What to Do About It)

April 13, 2023
How Your Facebook Likes Predict Personality and Expose You Facebook Likes: They’re EverywhereHow to Hide Your Likes On FacebookIt’s Not Just Facebook  Your Facebook likes say a lot about you. F…

How to Stop the NSA from Spying On You

April 13, 2023
How Does Surveillance Happen?How to Stop the NSA from Spying On You: ToolsHow to Stop the NSA from Spying On You: Mindset How to stop the NSA from spying on you? Unfortunately, it’s a quest…

How Cybercriminals Use Data Brokers for Executive Phishing

April 13, 2023
How Data Brokers Make Executive Phishing Easier Finding a high-profile targetResearching the targetWork experience and educationBusiness org chartFamily membersSocial profilesCreating the baitData…

The Pros and Cons of Being Anonymous Online

April 11, 2023
Does Having Multiple Online Identities Show a “Lack of Integrity?”Every Day, We Have to Choose Whether to Be Anonymous OnlinePros and Cons of Being Anonymous OnlinePro: It keeps search engine resu…

To Join or Not to join? Clubhouse App Privacy

April 11, 2023
What Is Clubhouse? Clubhouse App Privacy Concerns and ControversiesClubhouse harvests contact lists and creates “shadow accounts”Clubhouse temporarily records audio chatsClubhouse is not end-to-en…

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