The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Internet

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Technology can be defined as applications, instruments, or processes that enhance or simplify the aspects of everyday life. The vehicle you use to drive to work is an example of technology that simplifies life. Or, the Internet, as a whole, can be seen as technology that has greatly enhanced our lives. While the introduction of the Internet led to many benefits, unfortunately, it also came with its own set of problems. Most significantly, these problems can negatively impact your security and privacy.
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How Secure is Your WiFi-Enabled Camera?

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In this day and age, digital cameras such as still image and video recording cameras, home surveillance devices, and baby monitors all come with WiFi capabilities. While there are benefits of WiFi-enabled cameras, unfortunately, there’s also the potential for security concerns. For example, just in November 2014, the BBC reported that a Russian website displayed live feeds from private webcams, baby monitors, and CCTV systems from more than 250 countries to prove how easy it can be for attackers to access these cameras.
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7 Ways to Stay Secure This New Year

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The New Year means a fresh start for many people. For some, their attempt at this new journey begins by creating a list of resolutions.

As time progresses, many people find that some items on their New Year’s resolution lists get pushed back or even ignored. While it might be acceptable to postpone certain items on your list, security is definitely something you cannot afford to put on the backburner. If you neglect your security, it could lead you down the path of a not-so happy year.
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Who is Really on the Other End of the Line? Beware of Fake Support Scams!

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Your phone rings. The caller ID says ‘Windows Support,’ so you answer.

“Hi,” the caller says, giving a name. “I’m calling from Windows support. We’ve been receiving some error messages from your computer.” The caller says he can fix those errors if you give him remote access to your computer. You’re worried, so you agree.
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Stay Safe This Shopping Season with These Security Tips

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It’s that time of the year again where consumers begin their hunt for the best shopping deals. As consumers meticulously compare prices and products from online retailers and brick-and-mortar stores, it’s important that you put in the same amount of attention into online security.

We’ve compiled a list of online shopping security tips you can put into practice, so that you can safely cross off your shopping list!
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