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Showing posts with label Security. Show all posts

November 23, 2017

HTTPS Does Not Always Mean A Site Is Genuine

HTTPS
HTTPS
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Daily Mail recently published an article on how to stay safe at Christmas where they stated “Look out for the padlock symbol and ‘https’ in the address bar on retailers’ websites”.

November 21, 2017

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November 4, 2017

How To Protect Your Computer From Viruses And Hackers

Security
Security
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Computer viruses after everywhere these days, but that doesn't mean you need to leave yourself vulnerable. With some basic knowledge, you can prevent most viruses and hackers from having a chance at infecting your computer. This includes keeping your operating system software up to date, as well as all other software, such as your router firmware.

October 29, 2017

Week Of Linux & Security News 29 October 2017


Tux; the Linux Mascot
Tux; the Linux Mascot
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Chris Were — the creator of Quids Up, informs of this week's Linux and security news.

October 25, 2017

The Ultimate Security Feature For Your Google Account

Advanced Protection Program
Advanced Protection Program
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Google has introduced a new feature called their "Advanced Protection Program" aimed at protecting accounts at high risk of being specifically targeted. This requires that you can only log in with physical USB security keys as your two-step verification method, as opposed to security codes.

October 22, 2017

Week Of Linux & Security News 22 October 2017

Tux; The Linux Mascot
Tux; the Linux Mascot
(Photo credit: Pixabay)  
Chris Were — the creator of Quids Up, informs us of this week's Linux and security news.

September 28, 2017

7 Ways To Not Get Hacked On Android

Seven
Seven 
Welcome to these Android Tips, Tricks and Secrets for security in 2017 up to Android 8.0 Oreo!

September 25, 2017

Securing Our Linux Lite PC In 3 Steps

Linux Lite Logo
Linux Lite Logo
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A YouTuber who goes by the sobriquet, English Bob, teaches users how to secure their Linux Lite PC in three steps.

August 1, 2017

13 Android Settings You Should Change Now!

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Thirteen 
Android has a lot of default settings that might be okay for most people, but there are some that really everyone should change. These might be settings related to privacy, security, or just plain convenience.

April 22, 2017

Insecure Government Hacking Tools

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson discusses the problems inherent in the insecure nature of the hacking tools developed by governments.

April 19, 2017

Fingerprint Readers Not So Secure

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson discusses the ins and outs of how fingerprint readers on our phones work, and why they might not be as secure as you think.

April 17, 2017

Multi-Factor Authentication

Fr. Robert Ballecer
A screenshot of Fr. Robert Ballecer 
MFA is a way to secure your online accounts that get's us closer to the "perfect perfection".

March 12, 2017

Staying Secure On Android

Leo Laporte
A screenshot of Leo Laporte  
John just recently moved from an iPhone to Android and is wondering what he needs to do to stay secure on a new platform.

February 26, 2017

Cloudflare Software Bug "Cloudbleed"

Leo Laporte, Iain Thompson And Nick Sullivan
A screenshot of Leo Laporte, Iain Thompson and Nick Sullivan 
In this episode of The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson talk to Nick Sullivan, the Head of Crypto at Cloudflare, about the recent software bug dubbed "Cloudbleed".

February 25, 2017

Cloudflare's Leak & Responsibility

Fr. Robert Ballecer
A screenshot of Fr. Robert Ballecer 
The TWiET crew discusses the recent Cloudflare memory leak and how it was caused in the first place.

February 22, 2017

Stealing A Used Connected Car

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson has a cautionary tale from the RSA Conference where a former car owner was still able to access his old connected car two years after he sold it.

February 9, 2017

10 Most Common Passwords

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Ten  
Unfortunately, a lot of people are using passwords that are too easy to figure out (Which makes it easy for hackers to steal their information).

January 26, 2017

Should You Encrypt Your Computer Hard Drive?

Thio Joe
A screenshot of Thio Joe 
Most people don't even think to encrypt their hard drive, or have no idea how. It's actually not that difficult, and Windows has a feature built right into it called Bitlocker that will let you encrypt your drive, as long as you have at least the Pro version of Windows.

January 19, 2017

Never Use Public Wi-Fi Again! (Unless You Watch This)

Wi-Fi Icon
Wi-Fi Icon
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Here's why connecting to open WiFi networks is extremely risky, and what you can do about it!

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