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What You Need to Know About the TaskRabbit Hack 

Now that TaskRabbit is offline as a result of some kind of hacking issue, you won’t be able to use the service to summon someone to help you out with an everyday task. But that’s a small annoyance compared to the looming elephant in the room: Your account details might have been compromised.Read more… Continue […]

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Stop Sharing Details From Your Personal History on Facebook

If the last few weeks of Facebook scandals have revealed anything, it’s that the social network already knows way too much about us. But in case you needed another reason to stop giving Facebook your personal info here’s a good one: it could get your online accounts hacked.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Avoid Huawei, ZTE, and Other Chinese Smartphones

If you’re looking for a new smartphone, six U.S. intelligence heads have advised that you should probably avoid purchasing one from Chinese manufacturers Huawei or ZTE. Sure, they’ve got nice screens and good price points, but there’s more to a smartphone than its size. Also, they might be a cybersecurity risk.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Gifts for the Privacy-Loving Person in Your Life

Not everyone wants an always-on microphone in their home, no matter how cool it is to control your light bulbs with your voice. If you’re buying gifts for someone who gets nervous about this brave new world with everything listening to us, showering them with a few of these privacy-friendly gifts might help them relax…Read […]

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Here’s How to Find and Store Your Account Recovery Passcodes

Losing (or breaking) your phone is never fun. Yes, there are the complications that come from it being covered in fragile glass, but the issue that’ll ultimately cause your more grief is this: your phone is the key to your online identity. If you’re using two-factor authentication on your devices, you may rely on the…Read […]

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Get Tor’s Browser Update to Stop Leaking Your Real IP Address

Certain users of the privacy-minded Tor web browser should download the app’s latest update, which adds a temporary fix to prevent the browser from leaking identifying information, namely IP addresses. The TorMoil bug, as named by the security research company that discovered the vulnerability, We Are Segment, can…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How Get Free Movies and TV Using a VPN

Virtual private networks (or VPNs) are great for protecting your privacy and data while you browse the web. They provide increased security on public Wi-Fi networks (coffee shops, airports, etc), and prevent ISPs from collecting personal data, data they want to sell to advertisers. VPNs are also pretty good at letting…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How Get Free Movies and TV Using a VPN

Virtual private networks (or VPNs) are great for protecting your privacy and data while you browse the web. They provide increased security on public Wi-Fi networks (coffee shops, airports, etc), and prevent ISPs from collecting personal data, data they want to sell to advertisers. VPNs are also pretty good at letting…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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