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E-Skimming: The Latest Cybersecurity Threat To Watch Out For

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With about 76% of consumers online shopping yearly, according to NPR/Marist Poll, the protection and security of e-commerce sites has never been more necessary. Recently, the FBI warned people about the online threat of e-skimming. So, what is e-skimming and how can the average consumer protect themselves from it?  What is E-Skimming? E-Skimming occurs when cyber criminals puts malicious code …

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These Google Digital Wellbeing Experiments Can Help Decrease Your Phone Addiction

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Think you’re using your phone too often, possibly to the point of addiction? Well, as always, Google is here to help! They just released five Google Digital Wellbeing Experiments to help people have better control over their phone use.  Unlock Clock The first step to seeing if you have a cell phone addiction is knowing how many times you unlock …

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Has The Website Domain You’re Purchasing Ever Been Hacked?

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Imagine the scenario: you need to set up a website for your small business, and you know that the right domain name can make a huge difference to your initial success. And, even better, you’ve found the ideal site for your needs. So, you pay for the registration, and get started. Then, disaster strikes. You find that you can’t control …

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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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How To Delete Alexa Recordings

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With all the heat Amazon received recently regarding employee’s listening to private Alexa recordings, the company has finally started to take some action to make it easy to delete Alexa recordings. It’s cringeworthy to think that Amazon’s teams are sharing files when they come across an amusing recording.   New Alexa Voice Commands As of recent, when you say “Alexa, …

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What Is A Keylogger?

Comedy movies always have that one computer scene, an elderly older person slowly types with one pointed finger, desperately analyzing the mysterious keyboard for the correct key. With computers being such an important part of our lives, many of us can type at a rapid pace without even having to look down. It’s not exaggerating to say the keyboard is …

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Who Is Your Child Talking To?

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Your child just met a great new friend online. He’s super fun, loves YouTube & Fortnite, and he’s 45. The internet allows people to pose as whoever they want to be, even registered sex offenders. According to the NSPCC, one in three children have added strangers online. One in four children said they would do it again. Do you know …

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Parents, Beware Of The Shell On Challenge!

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  You think kids would’ve learned after the Tide Pod Challenge? Apparently not. Another dangerous online viral challenge is sweeping the internet, the Shell On Challenge. Young kids are posting their ‘Shell On’ videos on social media so they can become internet famous. But what is this challenge and how can parents protect their children from it? We discuss this …

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List Of Apps That Spy On You Secretly!

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Having instant access to the rest of the world means that sometimes, the rest of the world has instant access to you. It’s no secret that our luxury devices are listening in. Search engines records everything you punch in. It’s not always apps that spy on you. In 2015, the creators of the Brightest Flashlight App were charged with spying …

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