Monday, January 16

Google's New Privacy Policy; You May Want To Become Invisible

With Google's new privacy policy in place (June 2016), the company will now combine their huge database of web browser data (your Google searches) with the personal information they collect from their services like Gmail.

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Internet of Things: All of Your Devices Are at Risk of Scammers, Malware, ID Theft, DDoS Attacks, Etc.

You already know that your home is becoming one big connected digital environment, right?

For example, you can now set room temperatures at home from work, so it is nice and toasty—or cool—when you get home. Nice!

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The Selfie Saga: Selfie ID

With people taking selfies and people posting selfies, selfies are undoubtedly everywhere you look. Selfies are so present in our lives that in 2014 the word "selfie" was integrated in the Oxford (Online) Dictionary. We would go so far to say that every smartphone user has probably taken a selfie at some point. They are here to stay, whether we like it or not.

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What to Do When Your Emial Account Is Hacked!

Last week I received an email from my sister. This happens a lot. I live abroad and my sister lives in Holland.  Email is our main means of communication.  She sends me picture and updates on life all the time.

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How Do You Know When to Change Your Passwords?

I'm sure you have seen recommendations to change your passwords frequently, especially if you use online banking, services like PayPal or eBay, or even a webmail service. Okay, you know it's the wise thing to do, but it is also a hassle!

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Could Your Smartphone or Tablet Be Hacked?

Got a smartphone? An iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone or even an Android? If so, be warned.

More and more users of smart gadgets are getting hacked while surfing the Web or using an app that connects to the Internet. Why? The recent explosion of gadgets has made it much more lucrative and easier for hackers to hack into your device.

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Identity Theft

And yet another article on identity theft... Boring! But is it? Did you know young people are big targets? Here's a quick head's up.

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FoolProof Education

FoolProof Education is a highly interactive, self-grading group of online lessons called "Modules." The Modules teach consumers of all ages about money, financial responsibility and the realities of the free enterprise system.

High School, College & Homeschool Curriculum

Closely alligned to the Common Core standards and state personal financy literacy recuirements.

Educate Yourself, a Friend or Family Member

Choose from a wide variety of topics. Start and stop and continue at anytime.