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internet security mistakes

5 common internet security mistakes you need to fix now

The shadow of 2017’s big data breaches have scarcely passed, and already another internet security scandal is shaking the world: Cambridge Analytica’s alleged misuse of vast troves of Facebook user data. With governments struggling to manage the damage, many people are wondering: is it still possible to protect data online? Long-term solutions are still far […]

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privacy

How to protect yourself against major internet privacy risks

Over the past year, internet privacy has become a major concern. The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica earlier this month thrust it into the public eye, but a year before that, it had become legal for ISPs in the USA to sell user data. These developments, among others, have people scrambling for […]

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4 things you need to know to avoid cyberstalking

In the United States, it is estimated that around 1.5 million people fall victim to online stalking every year. Victims are usually females aged 18 to 29, and 56% of perpetrators are adult males. There is no question that cyberstalking is a serious problem. Fortunately, the US government has enacted countrywide legislation to combat the […]

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