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What is packet sniffing and how to prevent it

Take preventative steps to prevent packet sniffing, one of the most intrusive techniques used by hackers to steal personal information. The world of hacking is getting more and more complex as the years go by. It is a necessity for hackers as security systems and software updates are continuously blocking their attacks. One of the […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

BeenVerified opt out: How to remove yourself from this people search engine

Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to opt out of BeenVerified, the people search website and clear your personal information from the internet. BeenVerified sells itself as the “everyday information company” that paints the people search website business as a common good. We aren’t here to argue there aren’t legitimate uses for these sites. But, […]

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The ultimate guide to digital security and privacy tools

It’s time to get proactive about your data privacy by incorporating these digital security and privacy tools into your online life. Digital security and privacy are becoming nearly as important as staying private and secure in the “real” physical world. As the realities of real-life and digital life continue to merge, it’s more important than […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

How to remove yourself from Intelius

Intelius is one of the oldest and most powerful people search websites. Follow these steps on how to opt-out of Intelius.com. So you want to remove yourself from Intelius. When it comes to people search websites, there are a few major players. Reviewers consider Intelius one of the “best” people search websites among others such […]

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What are computer cookies and when you should accept them

So, what are the different types of internet cookies and why are you seeing so many pop-ups now? Cookies are nothing new on the Internet, but the neverending pop-up notifications nearly everywhere you browse are.  Cookies, in short, are a way for websites to identify return users. They are like a trail of crumbs that […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

How to remove yourself from Whitepages

Seeing all of your personal information available on people search websites is scary. Follow these steps on deleting yourself from WhitePages and eliminating your personal info! People search websites are one of the most invasive parts of the internet. Whether you have heard of the concept or not, it’s likely you have seen them pop […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

How to submit a LexisNexis opt out

LexisNexis is one of the world’s largest databases of personal information. It is possible to have yours deleted, but it’s not a guarentee. LexisNexis is one of the original people search databases that was groundbreaking during the 1970s in its move to make legal documents electronically available. Since then, the company has continued to grow […]

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Privacy Tools 🛠

Remove yourself from the internet with these 5 tools

These 5 privacy tools help you remove your personal information from the internet. It’s a process but can be a worthwhile way to prevent identity theft. It’s not so easy to remove yourself from the internet! Our world is filled with data and that makes it quite challenging to find and delete personal information. But […]

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How to keep your information safe on public Wi-Fi

Keeping yourself safe while using public Wi-Fi is a must in today’s world where public internet access is offered nearly everywhere. Free Wi-Fi has become so commonplace around the world that it’s nearly impossible to find yourself without it — unless that is you are out in the middle of the wilderness. Airports, restaurants, libraries, […]