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Are Frequent Password Changes Actually Good for Your Security?

How often do you change your password? We bet some of your credentials are more than a decade old.In fact, most of us only change our passwords when a situation forces us to. Typically, that’s either when you can’t remember it, or an app or your company forces you to create a new one every few months.So, which approach is right? Should you leave your password untouched for years, or should...
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The Best Windows 10 Parental Control Tools and Apps

Setting up a computer for a child’s use? You have a lot to consider. From inappropriate content on the internet and even on your desktop to screen usage limits, it’s important to make sure your kids have a safe environment on their computer.We’ll show you how to find and set up Windows 10’s parental controls. We’ll also share some tips for making your PC as child-friendly as possible using thi...
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How to Save and Sync Your Passwords for Free Using Lastpass

One of the top-rated password managers includes cross-platform syncing in its free offering. Here's how to get started. Time for some tough love: If you're not using a password manager, you're crazy. These tools not only help you build a more secure database of passwords -- a different one for every site, of course -- but also save you considerable time when it comes to actually using those passw...
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What Is a Shortcut Virus and How Can You Remove It?

Pendrive, SD Cards or Flash drives are very common device to transfer data from one computer to another, also sometimes we get errors while connecting Pendrive to Computer and during data transfer one of them is Shortcut Error, basically, this is a Virus known as Shortcut virus.A shortcut virus is a kind of Trojan/worm combination that hides all of your files and folders, then replaces them al...
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Are Any Computers Not Affected by the Meltdown and Spectre Bugs?

Everything from smartphones and PCs to cloud computing affected by major security flaw found in Intel and other processors – and fix could slow devices.So, is your computer at risk from the Meltdown or Spectre vulnerabilities at the heart of Intel and AMD processors for the past two decades? Probably. The bigger question is, what should you do next?While Intel and AMD work with Apple, Micr...
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Best Ways To Spot A Fraudulent Website

Scammers set up various types of websites for online fraud. These can range from haphazard, amateurish- looking sites, to professional-looking high quality websites. It can be difficult to spot whether a website is fake or not. Fraudulent sites come in many forms, and here are 10 ways to quickly see that a website might not be legitimate. Check the SSL Certificate Look at the URL of the website....
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Security Matters: How to Avoid Phishing Scams

As you know, phishing is a technique that involves tricking the user to steal confidential information , passwords, etc, into thinking you are a confidential site.So far the hackers have used emails to launch this type of attack, but with the widespread use of social media networks and smartphones with internet access, the types of attacking are multiplying. So yes, nobody wants to fall prey ...
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How to Password Protect a PDF: Free and Paid Options

PDFs are the closest thing the internet has to a paper document. They’re standard, they look the same on every system regardless of what fonts you have installed, and typically aren’t something users can edit. But if you want to secure them, you need to know how to password protect a PDF.Fortunately, with PDFs there is support for password-protected encryption built directly into the format. ...
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Watch Out for These New Security Threats in 2017

With every passing year, we entrust our digital devices to store more of our personal information, with the internet turning into the backbone of the modern world. This has brought immeasurable benefit to billions of people around the world, but it’s also opened a huge opportunity for those that want to hurt us. Crime is no longer bound by geography — someone you’ve never met, from a country you’v...
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Privacy Matters! 5 Apps That Keep Your Data Safe and Private

If you are serious about protecting your privacy, you need to use the right apps to do it. You can’t rely on the Microsofts and Apples of the world. Switch to one of these apps guaranteed to keep your data safe from spies. A lot of apps are snooping on what you are doing. Google is known to read your mails, and some cloud storage providers even delete files that they think might be illegal. As fo...
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