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Cyberstalking: How to Avoid Being Stalked Online

Stalking is one of the most distressing, frustrating, frightening, insidious, and potentially dangerous crimes there is. Unfortunately, one of the downsides of the Age of Information is that the internet has made stalking far easier and often less risky for the stalker. People now have access to far more personal information, and far more convenient […]

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The Most Useful Web Services to Optimize Your Privacy Online

There’s something to be said for fighting fire with fire, especially when you don’t have any other choice. In this case, the fire being fought is the compromising of your personal information on the internet. Of course, there’s a (sort of) surefire way to ensure that your private information isn’t tracked, collected, bought, sold, and […]

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What Is Doxing and How to Avoid It

It’s hard to describe to members of the pre-internet generation how different life was before the World Wide Web changed everything. The ease of use and ubiquity of search engines alone represents an indescribable paradigm shift from a time when information on virtually anything you wanted to know about was at your fingertips.  Unfortunately, as […]

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Common Types of Cyberattacks and How to Avoid Them

There are a few common types of cyberattacks. Cybercrime is proving an increasingly costly drain on the global economy. Research indicates that cyberattacks could cost companies globally about $5.2 trillion over the next five years—that’s more than a trillion dollars a year. Unfortunately, when there’s that much money at stake, there’s going to be a […]

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How To Keep Your Personal Information Private When Using Social Media

There are likely millions of people who practice safe, common sense, shrewd personal security: We never use “password” for our password, we only use secure websites for purchases, and we don’t click on strange links. Perhaps we even take advantage of data broker opt-outs and remove personal information from Google. Subsequently, we then log into […]

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How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

It’s undoubtedly no surprise to anyone reading this, but identity theft is still a huge problem. It victimizes millions of people a year and takes a good amount of time and money to clear up. Collectively, identity theft costs both consumers and businesses billions. That means it’s in everyone’s best interest to learn how to […]

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DeleteMe’s Best Practices for Minimizing Robocalls

“What’s the best way to stop robocalls?” “What’s the best way for minimizing robocalls?” At DeleteMe, we get these questions all the time. Well, truthfully, one of the best ways to reduce the number of spam calls and robocalls you receive is to use DeleteMe. Beyond using DeleteMe, there’s a number of different things that […]

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How to Avoid Phishing Scams

With great convenience, and virtually fathomless access to information, entertainment, and ecommerce, comes great risks. That’s the trade-off that all of us make when we use the internet. It’s a significantly greater risk when we use the internet for email and any kind of ecommerce. Doing so opens us up to attempted hacks, identity thieving […]

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DeleteMe’s Best Practices for Mobile Device Security

Until fairly recently, there was a disconnect between the way many users treated security of personal computers versus their portable devices.  PC’s receive antivirus applications, firewalls, layers of advanced network permissions, and many users have developed relatively sophisticated attitudes towards email-communications, encrypting sensitive attachments, and becoming more cognizant of phishing techniques. Mobile devices, on the […]

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DeleteMe’s Best Practices for Securing Social Media

For privacy-minded people, securing social media accounts present a tricky trade-off between maintaining online relationships with friends and family, customers and colleagues, while controlling what personal information is available to the wider world. Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and other social media continue to be some of the most-frequent targets of major data-piracy.  And yet using these […]

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