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Holly Zink
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Your Capital One Account May Have Been Breached!

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*Update: GitHub and Capital One are being sued as part of a class action lawsuit for failing to prevent the data breach and securing the customers’ personal information.  What Happened? On July 29th, 2019, it was announced by Capital One in a press release that someone had gained unauthorized access to Capital One customers’ personal, credit card, and bank account …

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Phone Call Espionage: ‘Operation Softcell’ Hacked Cell Phone Providers

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Cybereason, a security research firm, just announced that they’ve uncovered a call espionage scheme that has been going on for the last 7 years. The scheme, which is being called ‘Operation Softcell’, involved unknown hackers breaking into 10+ cell phone provider networks in order to steal call detail records (CDRs). So far, it seems the group has been targeting specific …

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Got A Call With No Caller ID? Find Out Who It Is!

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Your phone rings, you excitedly look to see who it is thinking it’s one of your friends. But instead, there is no caller ID. You decline the call, but your mind is racing trying to figure out who is contacting you. Is it good news or bad news? Will they leave a voicemail or call back? If you’ve ever gotten …

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Apple’s Kids Category Bans Ads and Third Party Tracking

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In Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday afternoon they announced App Store Developer Guidelines in the Kids Category.  What this means is that there are more stringent guidelines for protecting children when it comes to app developers from tracking your child’s data.   The Kids Category In Apple’s App Store Review Guideline’s Release they noted the update to the Kids …

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6 Apps & Sites To Help You Find A Reliable Babysitter

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Finding a reliable babysitter can be tough. Your parents or in-laws are usually your first choice. But if you live far away or have to go to a family wedding they aren’t always available. If you’re lucky you have someone in your neighborhood who can babysit for you. But every parent knows you need to be prepared with a list …

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How To Check IMEI Number On Android and iPhone

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Every cell phone has an IMEI number. If you don’t know what an IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number is, it’s a unique 15 digit number that helps identify a specific mobile device. No two cell phones will have the same number. So, how can you find out your cell phone’s IMEI number? Continue to learn how to check IMEI …

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What To Look For In A Parental Monitoring App For Android

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When children turn a certain age, we give them a cell phone. It’s almost like a right of passage. We give it to them with the best intentions thinking it will help keep them safe. They can call us when they need a ride or if they are in trouble and they can stay in touch with their friends.But with …

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How To Find Someone On Facebook

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Facebook is a great tool for connecting with people. With over 2.38 billion monthly active users, almost everyone has a Facebook account. But with that many user accounts, it can make a Facebook Search a really tedious and lengthy task. Have no fear, we break down how to find someone on Facebook to make your search efforts as smooth and …

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Your Twitter iOS Location Data Could’ve Been Breached!

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  On Monday, May 13th, 2019, Twitter made an official statement saying that they found a Twitter iOS bug. This privacy bug collected the location data of Twitter iOS users. However, it did not affect all users. You must have been signed into multiple accounts on your iOS app, and had the precise location feature enabled on one of those …

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How Looking Into A Reverse Phone Directory Saved My Child

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  After my divorce, getting back into the dating pool as a single mother was difficult. At my friends urging I signed up for a dating site and created a profile. After a few weeks I met the most wonderful man. His name was Michael, he was an attorney and lived just two towns over for me. If it wasn’t …

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