Family Guide to Parental Controls

Family Guide to Parental Controls

Filters can usually prevent young children from accidentally stumbling on troubling or inappropriate material, but they are less effective at keeping older kids and teens from deliberately visiting blocked sites ...
Risk of Ransomware to National Infrastructure

Risk of Ransomware to National Infrastructure

The shutdown of Colonial Pipeline, which delivers gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuel to much of the East Coast, is a reminder that essential institutions and the people they serve are ...
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Apple's New Anti-Tracking Feature is a Boon to Privacy

Apple’s New Anti-Tracking Feature is a Boon to Privacy

The new version of Apple’s iOS operating system for iPhones and iPads has a feature that requires users to opt-in before an app on your device can track you across ...
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My New Air Fryer is a Security Risk

My New Air Fryer is a Security Risk

Like a growing number of appliances, the "smart" air fryer I bought can connect to a home Wi-Fi network so that it can be controlled via a smartphone app or ...
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Tips for Preventing 'Ransomware' Attacks

Tips for Preventing ‘Ransomware’ Attacks

A ransomware attack can encrypt data or lock you completely out of your device. It can also be used as a form of blackmail or extortion if the hacker finds ...
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Protect Against Identify Theft

Protect Against Identify Theft

There are things you can do to reduce the chances of being a victim of identity theft, and if you are a victim, there are things you can do to ...
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Do Passwords Really Protect Us?

Do Passwords Really Protect Us?

Online security expert Andrew Shikiar of FIDO Alliance talked to us about phishing, vishing, social engineering, and what's wrong with passwords. "Simply put, passwords aren't up to the task." ...
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Australia eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant

Australia eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant

We spoke with US-born Julie Inman Grant about her role as Australia’s eSafety Commissioner, the country's national independent regulator for online safety. Julie talked about her unique government role and ...
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Cybersecurity During COVID-19 (Webcast)

Larry Magid and Kerry Gallagher spoke with McAfee's Baker Nanduru, who had some excellent advice for all of us who are at a higher security risk due to all the ...
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Gmail Anti-Phishing Technology Looks Promising

Gmail Anti-Phishing Technology Looks Promising

Phishing is one of the internet’s biggest security risks. That’s when a scammer sends you an email that appears to come from a legitimate source, like your bank or a ...
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