Internet privacy refers to the fact that once something appears on line, it is difficult or impossible to get rid of it. Sometimes we are unaware of what is public and what is private. As a result, it is important to be extremely careful when using technology, the internet and social media.

How to see how others see you
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Preserve and repair your online reputation and presence

Whether you use social media and the Internet or not, you and your reputation can be damaged online. As such, even if you’ve…
Facebook Privacy
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How to boost your Facebook Privacy - 7 tips

If you’re a Facebook user, your pictures, bio, posts, and other activity make up a treasure trove of data about you. Consumers…
Opt Out of MyLife
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How To Get out of MyLife Directory Site

MyLife compiles personal data from several Internet sites with a stated mission of "helping people find and connect…
Online Shopping Dangers
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Cyber Monday started early this year ... Buyer Beware!

Cyber Monday deals used to begin on the Monday following Thanksgiving weekend but just as Christmas trees appeared early…
Remove online personal information
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Find your private online information

In order to understand the dangers of having your personal data easily accessible online, the best place to start is…
Cyber Tips
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Six fraud avoidance tips from FBI Special Agent

At a recent Cyber Security/Fraud event in Los Angeles, I learned new and valuable information from an FBI Supervisory Special…
How to remove yourself from whitepages
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Opt Out of Whitepages - Revised Oct 2017

Whitepages is an important and commonly used directory however, when it comes to opting out, it is on my list of most…
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How to opt out of 10digits

10digits is a basic free online directory that contains names, home addresses and telephone numbers with satellite…
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We Don't Cover Stupid! How to protect sensitive data.

“We don’t cover stupid” is a reminder that ignorance and lack of expertise have become unacceptable excuses for technological…
Please keep your nose out of my business!
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How to opt out of CheckPeople

CheckPeople is one of many people directories that make our highly personal information easily and unnecessarily accessible.…
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Drones amongst us - what can we do about them?

A few weeks ago, a friend observed a drone in front of her house when she went to investigate an unusual sound. For about…
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Warning Signs of Tax Refund Fraud & What To Do About It

Tax related identity theft occurs when someone uses another person’s social security number to claim a tax refund from…