Account hijacking is a big problem on Facebook, where attackers manage to guess—or brute-force—your passwords. Two-factor authentication can help make it harder for criminals to take over your account.
When attackers breach the account, the end goal may be just to send spam or to trick your friends into clickjacking scams. The attacker may also be using Facebook as a stepping stone to other attacks. Regardless, it makes sense to protect your account with something a bit stronger than just passwords.
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Android devices seem to be continually under attack, with new reports of malware almost every day. However, the biggest threats against your Android phone or tablet aren’t malware, but rather unauthorized users who may access your information.
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Facebook makes sharing really easy. It doesn’t matter whether you want to show off video or photos, tell your friends about a site you liked, or just start a conversation. Type in a few words and a few clicks later, that gem is out there for your friends to see.
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Consumers are becoming more aware of how their information is being used online, particularly when it comes to ad targeting. Interestingly, recent studies show that consumers are more comfortable with certain businesses, such as grocery stores, using their information than others, such as Google. Why are consumers more distrustful of certain ad targeting? Read on to find out.
Continue reading… Ad Targeting: Trust Merchants, Social Media, and Mobile Providers with Personal Information
It’s summertime, which means you are likely making plans for a few short trips, or an extended vacation. While you make your travel plans and make arrangements for your pets and mail, keep the following tips in mind to keep your vacation worry-free.
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