cybersafety and cybersecurity tips
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Why adults must understand technology and social media

“I’m not computer savvy!" "My kids know more than me!" "That’s why I don’t use social media!” I cringe when…
Remove info from the web
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Opt Your Personal Information Out of BeenVerified in less than 2 minutes

BeenVerified is a search engine that provides personal information such as age, contact information, driving citations, arrest…
Remove your information from the Internet
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How to Opt out of Intelius People Search

Intelius reports and services can be very useful in the right hands or dangerous and a huge invasion of privacy in the…
Facebook apps
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How apps sneakily steal your privacy

This is a very quick article (with lots of easy illustrations) to remind you that free apps often come with a tradeoff of…
Wearable Tech privacy problems
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The Etiquette of Wearable Technology

After Sarah Slocum claimed she was attacked because she wore Google Glass (wearable computer in the form of an optical…
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Generation Like - The Value and the Cost

I was uncomfortable as I came to the end of a PBS documentary called, The Like Generation. As I reflected on the footage,…
Remove your information from the Internet (PeopleFinders)
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Locate and Remove your Private Information from Peoplefinders

Some websites access public records containing our personal information and then share it for free or via paid reports.…
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Taking Control of Privacy

There is no doubt there are aspects of privacy that are out of our control, but as discussed in the last post called Privacy…
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Privacy: How to Deal with What We Cannot Control!

There are moments when I feel helpless and hopeless as I watch privacy diminishing rapidly before my own eyes. Not a day…
Target Breach
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How to Protect Yourself amidst Recent Data and Credit or Debit Card Breaches

I found myself shopping at Target four times between Black Friday and December 15th when I wanted to buy diapers, spillproof…
Seniors as scam victims
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Seniors and Facebook Identity Theft: How to Avoid Being a Target

Seniors have long been targets of scams of one kind or another. And with the rapidly growing number of senior citizens…
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How to Remove your Private Information from Online WhitePages

In How to Remove your Information from the Internet, I showed you how to opt out of InstantCheckMate and if you hadn't…
Remove yourself from Instantcheckmate
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How to Remove Information from the Internet - Instantcheckmate

It’s no secret that private information appears all over the Internet but the malice behind a solicitation email I received…
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Craig's List Scam - If it seems too good to be true, it is!

If it seems too good to be true, it is too good to be true - especially when it comes to selling on Craig's List.It started…