Why Collection no 1 Still Matters

April 13, 2023
In mid-December 2019, over 770 million email addresses and passwords were posted to a popular hacking forum. Known as Collection no 1, it is one of the largest collections of breached data in hist…

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

April 13, 2023
Honey, your FBI background check is ready! With a quick search of your name, a screen pops up showing the members of your family, the addresses where you used to live, a photo of your house, an…

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

April 13, 2023
Your Facebook likes say a lot about you. From your sexuality to your race and politics, liking things on Facebook can expose more of your life to third parties (other users, advertisers, researche…

How to Stop the NSA from Spying On You

April 13, 2023
How to stop the NSA from spying on you? Unfortunately, it’s a question that doesn’t have a simple answer. There’s no way to block NSA surveillance completely. Even if you ditched your mobile ph…

How Cybercriminals Use Data Brokers for Executive Phishing

April 13, 2023
Without question, executive phishing is one of the biggest threats to your organization.  Despite growing awareness around phishing, it remains a top infection vector, and executives are s…

The Pros and Cons of Being Anonymous Online

April 11, 2023
What sort of trail do you leave online? Do you comment as yourself? Do you think that using only the first initial of your last name, like John S., is a good way to protect your identity? Do you u…

To Join or Not to join? Clubhouse App Privacy

April 11, 2023
Remember Clubhouse? Launched in April 2020, the originally invite-only social networking platform looked like it might be the “next big thing.”  Founded by ex-Google employee Rohan Seth an…

How to Enable Global Privacy Control

April 11, 2023
Announced in 2020, the Global Privacy Control (“GPC”) is a new standard that web browsers and websites can use to simplify making and handling online privacy requests – particularly requests like …

How to Delete MySpace Account

April 11, 2023
Everyone had a MySpace account a decade or so ago, and many users never deleted their old accounts when they left.  But if your account was set to “public,” your information (pictures, con…

How to Make Your Phone Number Unsearchable on Facebook

April 11, 2023
If you’ve ever given your phone number to Facebook, anyone can find your profile by running a Facebook search on that number. And we mean anyone with a Facebook account—not just your friends.&nbsp…

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