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Request Your Data From Over 100 Different Sites Using This Service

Almost every service you use on the web that involves a username and password is in some ways collecting information about you. In some cases, that info might just be your email and a few identifying data points like your age or gender. In others, (cough :: Facebook) you’re handing over information about your likes…Read […]

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How to Turn Off Cortana on a Windows 10 PC

If you’re using a Windows 10 machine, you might want to consider disabling Cortana—at least on the Lock Screen—if you aren’t planning to install the latest Windows updates for whatever reason. (And, generally, do you really need a smart assistant helping you out when your PC is locked?)Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What’s the Deal With GDPR and Your Online Privacy?

Maybe you’ve heard someone mention GDPR in passing, but were too embarrassed to ask what those letters actually stood for. Or maybe your friend posted something online about what GDPR means for online data protection. At the very least, you’ve probably received a few dozen emails from various companies about how their…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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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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