Tag: Malware

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Report: Stalkerware apps not held accountable for infringing privacy rights

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Stalkerware—spyware applications installed on devices to surveil children, employees, and partners—has become the latest tool used by abusers to...
What does incognito mode actually protect against?

What doesn’t incognito mode protect against?

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Among many other techniques, websites can use cookies to track your browsing history, which may also reveal your online...
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What is a phishing attack?

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Phishing is by far the most common “hack” used to steal passwords, take over accounts, and enter systems without...
Massive housing leak exposed buyer documents

An unprotected server leaked 24 million sensitive housing documents not once...

3 min read
If you live in the U.S. and bought a house sometime over the last decade, your information may be...
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Facebook vs. ad blockers: No matter who wins, you lose

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In the latest chapter of Facebook’s war against ad blockers, developers have reported that the social media king has...
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Marriott loses the data of half a billion customers

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Have you traveled for work or pleasure at any point in the past four years? If yes, you could...
Use a VPN for safer browsing on HTTP websites.

Who can see your data when you visit a non-encrypted HTTP...

2 min read
Websites that use HTTPS (indicated by the green lock in the browser bar) encrypt all data between your browser...
ExpressVPN secure server connection

How ExpressVPN apps confirm they’re talking to ExpressVPN servers

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When you connect to a VPN, have you ever wondered if you’re connecting to a genuine VPN server? What...
web-savvy grandma

Silver Surfer security tips: Stay safe online through your golden years

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The internet is a relatively young tool, and popular perception is that most of its users are similarly youthful....
Facebook quizzes invade your privacy

Can Facebook quizzes really tell you the name of your future...

3 min read
Of course they can't, that’s absurd. But preposterous quiz titles such as these litter our Facebook walls, almost constantly. Respite...

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