Posts Tagged security

Is Your Browser Telling You Everything? How Web Domains Aren’t Always What You Think

Developer Xudong Zheng created a web page to educate people about a new security threat online. The danger was rooted in the weaknesses of several browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. He found that web addresses could have one appearance while being registered as something completely different.

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“The Internet of Us” – How One Company is Embracing RFID

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It only takes seconds to become a cyborg. Jowan Osterlund has helped more than 1500 people make the leap.  And he does it with tiny, rice-sized capsules. Each has its own power source and microchip that transmits information by RFID (Radio Frequency Identification). At one festival, the

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Parents Are in Control with Google’s Family Link

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Here’s good news for parents of kids 12 and under. Google has created a way for young children to have their very own parent-controlled accounts. The new Family Link program offers a safer online experience that gives kids both freedom and safety. According to Influence Central’s 2016

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What to do if you’re locked out of your phone

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If you’ve ever been locked out of your phone, you know how frustrating that can be.   In fact, there’s a new term for the anxiety people feel when they don’t have access to their phones – nomophobia. In a 2010 British study, a full 53% of

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11 Choices to Discover Your Perfect Messaging App

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What’s your messaging personality? Do you want to send secure and anonymous messages, make your own memes, or chat with your favorite 200 friends all at once? Whatever your preference, there’s an app for you. Check out these 11 choices to see which fits your personality and

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Is Your Smart Home Tracking You?

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Who’s tracking you? According to CBC News, Smart TV maker Vizio is paying out 2.2 million dollars to the US Federal Trade Commission and other authorities. The reason? They tracked what viewers were watching without consent. Users of their “Smart Interactivity” feature unknowingly sacrificed privacy in exchange

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