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Do you know when apps are posting or tweeting as if they're you?

A friend asked me if I could explain how a Facebook post in his name appeared in his wife’s news feed when he had no recollection…
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I just became a Phishing Fool

A few days ago I warned readers about phishing scams and today, I became a victim. How utterly embarrassing! Take a quick…
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Phishing for Bank of America Fools

Phishing emails are usually easy to spot but that does not mean an intelligent (or busy) individual is safe from becoming…
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How to easily see who is tracking you

As we surf the Web, our browsing habits and personal data are tracked by third parties, often without our knowledge or our…
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How to Protect your Smartphone from Mobile Attacks

With increasing popularity of tablets and more than 1 billion smartphone users in the world, access and storage of sensitive…
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The email I wish I had never sent

Condominium hotline discussions can result in loads of emails and I had to laugh when I got batches about dog poop in common…
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You've set up a Google Alert on yourself, right?

Google Alerts provide an easy way to monitor the web for content that is of interest to us. These alerts can tell us what…
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What do people see when they view your Facebook profile?

A reader's question on my last article, Who Sees Your Personal Facebook Posts, made me realize I'd left out a simple tip.…
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Who Sees Your Personal Facebook Posts?

I recently learned that Facebook makes changes to its code every Tuesday and even though many changes may not be obvious,…
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How to Keep Hackers Out of Your Website or Blog

I was uncomfortable and unhappy after I watched someone hack into a site in less than 5 minutes. It was so easy to do! So,…
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Self-destructing photos and videos: Fact or Fiction?

I asked my son why he was so cranky a few days ago and he explained he had just fallen asleep after studying for final exams…
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How to Remove Personal Information from the Internet

I typed names into Spokeo today and to put it mildly, I freaked out when I retrieved all sorts of personal information from…
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Social Media Privacy and Security Tips - Part II

Social Media enriches our lives and connects us instantly and inexpensively with the world, but it simultaneously makes it…
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Beware of Cyber Monday Online Shopping Scams

Monday, November 26th is Cyber Monday and it's important to remember that cyber criminals will be online in full force too.…
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6 Social Media Privacy and Safety Tips

I am a huge fan of Social Media but I dislike it when privacy or safety are compromised by private photos and information…