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Privacy

The Tumblr hack and the future of online security

The following is a guest post by Silvia Brooks, a contributor for www.homesecurity.org. She keeps readers up-to-date with the latest in home security, technology, and online privacy. Silvia welcomes your comments below the post! Major corporations, federal agencies, and celebrities are targeted by infamous hacking groups on a regular basis, but a recent hack hit […]

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9 easy ways to beat identity thieves

Stealing your identity is big business for scammers, costing each victim an average of $5,000 a year. Luckily, there are some easy things you can do on your own to make yourself a harder target. It’s all about reducing the size of your digital footprint and keeping your data out of the hands of people […]

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Privacy

Online tracking 101: an infographic

Online tracking is everywhere, but it’s not that easy to understand. Why? It’s invisible without a privacy tool like DoNotTrackMe, it’s carried about by hundreds of different companies you’ve probably never heard of, it happens through all sorts of tracking technologies from cookies to JavaScript code, and the dangers of it aren’t immediately clear. Every […]

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