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." ...

How to Use Privacy Tools for Popular Services and Apps

How to Use Privacy Tools for Popular Services and Apps

After School "Anonymous" app After School does not have typical privacy settings because users do not have a profile that can be viewed or shared. All user posts are by ...
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Tips for Strong, Secure Passwords & Other Authentication Tools

The FBI along with other security experts are now recommending a “pass phrase” rather than simply a password. Such a phrase should be relatively long – at least 15 characters ...
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FB notice on mobile phone

Facebook Begins Notifying Users if their Data Was Accessed by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook is in the process of notifying users whether their personal information may have been accessed by Cambridge Analytica. Starting today, users will see one of two notices. The one ...
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Stop Thinking About Screen Time

Stop Thinking About Screen Time

Few things stoke anxiety and confusion among parents like the topic of screen time. But experts are increasingly urging parents - and the people who work with kids - to ...
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How to Control your Facebook Privacy and Apps

How to Control your Facebook Privacy and Apps

There have been a lot of news stories about Facebook privacy, including personal information being collected and provided to political campaigns. Some people are angry and there is now a ...
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Teens and Social Media -- It's a Mixed Bag

Teens and Social Media — It’s a Mixed Bag

The recent school shooting in Florida and the example of the remarkable teens who are responding through activism have caused me to revisit an Atlantic article from September 2017 by ...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook's Important Issues

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook’s Important Issues

Every year Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes on a challenge. One year it was to learn Mandarin. Another it was to visit every U.S. State and one year he ran ...
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Internet Governance Forum tackles fake news, artificial intelligence and blockchain

Internet Governance Forum tackles fake news, artificial intelligence and blockchain

For the past 12 years, the United Nations has sponsored the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a “multi-stakeholder” event that brings together people from governments around the world along with tech ...
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What parents need to know about Facebook Messenger Kids

What parents need to know about Facebook Messenger Kids

Messenger Kids, announced Monday, isn’t exactly an education app, but it’s tailored to give kids 6 to 12 the ability to engage in conversations as well as exchange messages, videos ...
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