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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, […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

Checklist: How to protect your family privacy when adding new devices at home

You’re buying all of these smart devices for yourself and your kids. But is your family’s privacy protected and your data safe from hackers? Here’s how to protect your family privacy when connecting new devices to your home network.  One of the defining features of the holiday season is shiny new technology. But the onus […]

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Safe holiday shopping tips: How to keep your data secure online

Shopping online is very convenient but also very risky. Use these tips to keep your data secure online, no matter where you shop. With COVID still raging in the United States, shoppers are understandably getting more of their shopping done online this year compared to pre-COVID holiday seasons. Unfortunately, more online shopping means more exposure […]

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How to delete yourself from the internet in 10 steps

Wondering how to delete yourself from the internet? You’re not alone. But it can be quite difficult to reduce the amount of personal information that’s floating around the web. Think about it: How much personal information have you shared online, much of which you’ve forgotten? You may have unknowingly shared sensitive information on your social […]

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Here’s how to create a strong password (Hint: avoid the obvious)

Difficult, hard-to-guess passwords are the most effective way to protect your online privacy. Here’s how to create a strong password that’s not catnip to hackers. Yet, many among us have no idea how to create a strong password. We look around and come up with good passwords that aren’t great…they’re actually easy to guess and […]

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What is browser fingerprinting? Here’s how to prevent it

What is browser fingerprinting? It’s creepy, that’s what! It tracks your online behavior, allowing others to know who you are as you browse the internet — all without any need for account logins or cookies. Just like a human fingerprint, your browser has a set of unique traits that can be traced back to you […]

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What to do if your identity is stolen

If your identity is stolen, you’re not alone. It’s happening to more people every year. Here’s what to do if your identity is stolen. Data breaches (and thus identity theft) seem to be happening more frequently these days. Unfortunately, these cybersecurity issues keep causing losses in millions, if not billions, of dollars every year. And […]

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How to protect yourself against reward program data breaches

Cybercrime is a rising concern – and reward program data breaches are no exception! One of the most popular ways of expanding online business and getting more customers is through “reward” or “loyalty” programs. Nearly all companies with a decent number of customers try to introduce some sort of rewards program to increase customer loyalty […]