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How to Secure Your Home When You’re a Renter

Renting a home definitely has its advantages, but security isn’t usually one of them. When you own a home, you can install any security system you want, from alarms to cameras—but when you rent, you’re limited to what your landlord will allow.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Best Home Security Cameras, According To Our Readers

Cameras aren’t just useful for finding intruders; they can help us keep an eye on the kids during work or make sure your dog isn’t getting into trouble behind your back. In an age where we’re stuck at home, we wanted to know the systems that they were using to keep track of their domain. […]

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What’s the Best Camera for Home Security?

There are plenty of uses for a camera system in your home. First and most importantly, they’re powerful tools for home security. That’s especially useful in the work from home era when we’re cooped up inside all day. If anything suspicious is happening, you’ll want to know right away. But home cameras can also be […]

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What’s the Best Camera for Home Security?

There are plenty of uses for a camera system in your home. First and most importantly, they’re powerful tools for home security. That’s especially useful in the work from home era when we’re cooped up inside all day. If anything suspicious is happening, you’ll want to know right away. But home cameras can also be […]

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Update Your Slack Passwords Now, Android Users

Over the weekend, some Slack Android users received a seemingly random email urging them to update their passwords. The email claims a bug in the Android app incorrectly logged password data as plaintext that could be easily scooped up by hackers.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Trust Phone Calls From ‘Venmo’ or Any Other Service

There’s a sucker born every minute, but it’s not going to be you this time around because you’re not going to let some scammer try to steal access to your Venmo account. You’re better than that, convincing as said phishing attempts might be.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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6 Alternative Apps For Frustrated Robinhood Users

Let’s say you’re angry with Robinhood after they unexpectedly restricted the trading of “memestocks” last week, and maybe the app is too gamified for your comfort, and perhaps you’re simply looking for an brokerage platform offering more features or research information—here’s a look at some stock trading app…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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6 Alternative Apps For Frustrated Robinhood Users

Let’s say you’re angry with Robinhood after they unexpectedly restricted the trading of “memestocks” last week, and maybe the app is too gamified for your comfort, and perhaps you’re simply looking for an brokerage platform offering more features or research information—here’s a look at some stock trading app…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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6 Alternative Apps For Frustrated Robinhood Users

Let’s say you’re angry with Robinhood after they unexpectedly restricted the trading of “memestocks” last week, and maybe the app is too gamified for your comfort, and perhaps you’re simply looking for an brokerage platform offering more features or research information—here’s a look at some stock trading app…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Your Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn Data Might Have Leaked Last Month

I hate saying that “this is kind of the norm” when talking about a data breach, but here we go again. A social-media management company called Socialarks recently suffered a data leak to the tune of more than 408GB of personal data for around 214 million Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts worldwide. That’s…Read more… Continue […]

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Don’t Use Telegram’s New ‘People Nearby’ Feature

Telegram’s new “People Nearby” feature shows a list of other nearby users and their approximate proximity to you, letting you create group chats based on geographic location. The feature is turned off by default and must be manually enabled by the user, but it’s an idiosyncratic addition for an app that markets itself…Read more… Continue […]

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Don’t Use Telegram’s New ‘People Nearby’ Feature

Telegram’s new “People Nearby” feature shows a list of other nearby users and their approximate proximity to you, letting you create group chats based on geographic location. The feature is turned off by default and must be manually enabled by the user, but it’s an idiosyncratic addition for an app that markets itself…Read more… Continue […]

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Police Are Using Unsecure Data In Cars To Investigate Crimes But There Are Serious Privacy Concerns

We’ve been telling you about the lack of data security in your car for some time now. Police investigators are increasingly taking notice of the flimsy security in cars and are now using that in-car data to solve crimes. There’s another side to this coin, though: As critics argue, that openness of the onboard…Read more… […]

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Ward Off Security Risks With Apple’s New Security and Privacy Guide

We try to cover just about everything you can do with your iPhone, but even if you feel like you’ve mastered Apple’s smartphone, there’s always something new you can learn. To help stay vigilant about the people (and companies) that can access your device, data, and account, Apple has released a super-useful support…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Enable End-to-End Encryption in Google Messages

Last month, Google announced End-to-End encryption (E2EE) would soon be available for RCS messages in its Google Messages app on Android. According to numerous reports, the feature is already rolling out to Google Messages beta testers, which means it’ll probably show up in the regular version of the app soon.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Parler Wasn’t Hacked, but That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe to Use

Last night, Twitter lit up with claims that Parler, a social media platform surging in popularity among Trump supporters—especially since the election—was hacked. Parler’s CEO John Matze did damage control today, strongly denying the claim, but the rumors continue circulating online. Some say the leak has been…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Parler Wasn’t Hacked, but That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe to Use

Last night, Twitter lit up with claims that Parler, a social media platform surging in popularity among Trump supporters—especially since the election—was hacked. Parler’s CEO John Matze did damage control today, strongly denying the claim, but the rumors continue circulating online. Some say the leak has been…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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