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Mobile payment apps don’t deliver the security that you ordered

With more of our lives moving to mobile, and concerns about identity theft after data breaches in recent years at companies such as Target and Chase, consumers are looking for simpler yet more secure ways to pay. Enter the age of mobile payment apps.

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How your digital life can be compromised in 47 seconds

It can happen to you. In the Digital Age, we are constantly creating online passwords for new accounts, from online newspaper subscriptions to online shopping platforms. Since it is nearly impossible to remember all of the usernames and passwords, many of us link accounts or keep passwords saved on our devices for automatic login. Somehow, […]

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The new age of anonymous email: why do you still give yours out?

The term “anonymous email” can refer to many products that either temporarily or permanently shield your actual email address or provide you with a disposable email address. Let’s take a look at the different types of anonymous email, what separates them from each other, and how each can be most effectively used. Why use an […]

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Why would you need to block calls to your phone?

At the root of every discussion about phone privacy is the fact that you’re often stuck having to give out your actual phone number. Once it’s out in the world, it can be bought and resold over and over again. Ever wonder why many websites ask you for your cell phone number when it seems […]

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How Adobe’s 2.9 million hacked users could have beaten the data breach

Adobe was just hacked to the tune of 2.9 million customers’ data, including full┬ánames, encrypted credit or debit card numbers and their expiration dates, and other customer order information. Adobe Chief Security Officer Brad Arkin started a blog post about the incident by explaining that “Cyber attacks are one of the unfortunate realities of doing […]

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