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Digital Hygiene 🧼

SIM swap scam: This is how thieves take control of your phone – and your online accounts

Cybercriminals have a new tool in their kit known as a SIM swap scam that can let them break into some of the most secure accounts that are protected by two-factor authentication. As smartphones get smarter and smarter, they are becoming ever more connected to nearly every aspect of our lives. Most of us have […]

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Privacy 101 🧠

What is cookie theft and session hijacking?

Session hijacking is an extremely intrusive way hackers have been stealing your personal data. Here is our list of session hijacking countermeasures to protect you from cookie theft. Cookie theft is a lot more complicated than keeping a lid on your cookie jar… Crummy cookie jokes aside, cookie theft (also called session hijacking) is one […]

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Privacy Tools 🛠

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 🧼

Social Security number theft: What to do if someone steals your SSN

Social Security number theft and identity theft are major headaches that can crush your credit score. Here’s what to do if someone steals your SSN number. The importance of your Social Security Number can’t be exaggerated. The nine-digit number is your connection to the Social Security Administration but goes far beyond that. It has become […]

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Privacy 101 🧠

What is cryptojacking and how to prevent it

Cryptojacking can eat up the computing power of your mobile device and computer without you ever knowing it. Follow our guide on what cryptojacking is and how you can ensure no one is controlling your devices. Maybe you are trying to ride the rocket “to the moon” with the meme-friendly DogeCoin. Or, maybe you heard […]

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Data Breaches 🚨

The Latest Data Breaches: A Tracker to See if You’ve Been Hacked

Has there been a data breach today? Look at the latest data breaches to find out… …because the answer is likely yes! The United States is the world’s most breached country, with billions of records exposed each year — or about 19 records per person annually! To keep track of the latest data breaches, we […]