Resources

TikTok a Year After Trump’s Ban: No Change, but New Threats

Wired by Will Knight

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How to set Google Search History to auto-delete on Android

TechRepublic by Jack Wallen

A How-To on auto deleting Google search history on Android

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From Macy’s to Albertsons, facial recognition is already everywhere

Vox by Rebecca HeilWeil

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Don’t assume your iPhone is safe from hackers

Vox by Sara

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The foreigners in China’s disinformation drive

BBC by Kerry Allen & Sophie Williams

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How China’s Elite Hackers Stole the World’s Most Valuable Secrets

Wired by Brian Barrett

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Microsoft warns of serious vulnerabilities in Netgear’s DGN2200v1 router

The Register by Gareth Halfacree

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I saw millions compromise their Facebook accounts to fuel fake engagement

Rest of World by Sophie Zhang

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These creepy fake humans herald a new age in AI

Technology Review by Karen Hao

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5 Emotions Used in Social Engineering Attacks [with Examples]

What is social engineering and how does it effect you? What can you do to fight back against it? What should you avoid when someone tries to manipulate you?

Here is a breakdown of how social engineering works and how you can avoid falling for it, along with some examples of what social engineering looks like.

Read at SecureWorld

Experts tips and tricks

You are in the right place!

Your are not alone!

We understand your concerns and have compiled a list a our suggested tips and tricks to reduce your digital footprint.

Free Family DNS filter service

Cleanbrowsing.com offers free filters for your Home network. Follow this link for instructions:

Cleanbrowsing Family DNS filtering

Freeze your credit!

Credit Freeze information

Trans Union: 1-888-909-8872

https://freeze.transunion.com

Equifax: 1-800-349-9960

https://www.equifax.com/personal/credit-report-services/

Experian: 1-888-397-3742

https://www.experian.com/freeze/center.html

Browser passwords

While not having to enter your credentials into a website portal every time you log in, might be convenient, but  best practice recommends against it. Your stored Browser password could be viewed by an unauthorized user. Instead use a Master Password for each browser or a Password Manager like PasswordBoss

Don't link accounts

Don’t associate your social media accounts with other accounts.

When you create a new account, you might be asked to log in, or connect with your social media account. Best practice recommends against that step. You might allow personal information to be shared between those accounts. Read the End User License   Agreement BEFORE you click accept. 

 

StaysafeOnline

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Keeping Children safe online

Concerned Parent’s Internet Safety Toolbox

Homeland Security

STOP, THINK, CONNECT

White House

Talking with Kids About Being Online

WhoTracks.me

Learn about tracking technologies, market structure and data-sharing on the web

Windows 10 Privacy settings

The Windows 10 Privacy Settings You Should Check Right Now

The Privacy Project

The New York Times

One Nation, Tracked

The New York Times

Inside the Smart Home

IoT Device Threats and Attacks Scenarios

The IoT Attack Surface: Threats and Security Solutions