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Smartphones for Kids aren’t such a good Idea

by Robert Siciliano

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Maybe you believe that kids should not have smartphones because the devices can tell a pedophile where a child is located. But there’s other reasons that perhaps you haven’t thought of: cyberbullying, violent porn, online drug purchases, you name it.
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Privacy is good for business – Privacy Tips for Business

by Stay Safe Online

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In the expanding online and digitally connected world, privacy is gaining increasing attention. While the average American consumer is beginning to understand the far-reaching value of their personal information, consumers also continue to express concerns about their privacy online. … Continue Reading

Timely Travel Tips

by Debra N. Diener J.D. CIPP G

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Vacation season has started and that often means rushing to get everything done before heading out. It also means remembering that the vacation season gives criminals even more opportunities to steal personal information. … Continue Reading

Does your app know where you are?

by Federal Trade Commission

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Who knows where you are right now? The apps on your smartphone might — even if you’re not using them.
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5 Ways to prevent Airline WiFi from Hackers

by Robert Siciliano

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When getting on a flight many business professionals connect online. It’s common these days to see a number of people on an airplane busy at their laptops—business-looking people dressed in suits, eyes pasted to spreadsheets, charts, graphs and other grinding tasks. … Continue Reading

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Fake Gov. Emails Have Arrest Warrant Attached

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Section 8 scammers cheat people seeking housing

If you’re looking for Section 8 housing assistance, here’s something you need to know: scammers have made websites that look like registration sites for Section 8 waiting list lotteries. If you pay a fee or give your personal information, the scammers will take it. And you still won’t be on a real Section 8 waiting list. In fact, there is no fee to register for a Section 8 waiting list. … Continue Reading

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