Removing Child Images from Google Search

Removing Child Images from Google Search

Google has announced a new policy that allows people under 18 or their parents or guardians to request the removal of images in Google search. This does not necessarily remove ...
Zoom call

How to Keep 'Zoombombers' from Disrupting your Online Meetings or Classes

As you may have heard, several school districts, including New York City, are banning the use of Zoom video conferencing because of security and privacy concerns ...
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COVID-19

Avoiding Financial Fraud During Covid-19

ConnectSafely's CEO Larry Magid speaks with US Secret Service Special Agent in Charge Tom Edwards and Visa VP Lori Hodges about why financial fraud is expected to increase in the ...
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Prepare Now in Case You Need Remote Tech Support During Coronavirus Crisis

If you’re like most people, you probably have occasional problems with your PC, Mac or other devices. And while some people have the technical skills to solve these problems themselves, ...
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Data Refute President's Linkage Between Violent Videogames & Mass Shootings

Data Refute President’s Linkage Between Violent Videogames & Mass Shootings

In his address to the nation following a weekend of two mass shootings, President Trump made a reference to violent video games, suggesting that these games may have something to ...
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FaceApp Requires Caution, Not Fear

FaceApp Requires Caution, Not Fear

There are four lessons when it comes to FaceApp. Read on for advice about staying safe on the popular app ...
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Safety and Privacy of Smart Displays and Speakers at Home and in the Classroom

Safety and Privacy of Smart Displays and Speakers at Home and in the Classroom

We discuss our use of the Facebook Portal as well as other smart displays and speakers that they have tested. There are privacy and safety implications, but they can be ...
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Google Password Checkup Helps Make Sure You Have Secure and Unique Passwords

Google Password Checkup Helps Make Sure You Have Secure and Unique Passwords

Weak or compromised passwords are among the biggest threats to online security and privacy. Once cyber criminals get hold of your password, they can not only use it to break ...
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Facetime

How to Disable Facetime till Apple Fixes Serious Privacy Flaw

As you may have heard, there is a flaw on Apple Facetime for iOS and Mac that makes it possible for someone to listen in on what the microphone of ...
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Community standards violations

Facebook Cracking Down on Misbehaving Page Operators

One of Facebook's main sources of fake news and other inauthentic activity are pages operated by unscrupulous or simply careless operators that post poor quality content ...
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