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Major Flaw Allows Anyone to See Links You Share on Facebook Messenger

Major Flaw Allows Anyone to See Links You Share on Facebook Messenger

Have you ever sent your friend a link to something funny on Facebook Messenger? There’s a chance that someone you don’t know has seen that link. A quirk in Facebook’s developer tools lets anyone see links others have shared using Facebook Messenger – and Facebook doesn’t plan on fixing this problem anytime soon. If you don’t think that’s a problem, then take a look back through

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Crazy New Tracking Method Lets Hackers Steal your Location Data Anywhere

Crazy New Tracking Method Lets Hackers Steal your Location Data Anywhere

Don’t want hackers to know your location? You better stay far away from the internet. A new tracking method reportedly lets hackers track your location from anywhere using an innovative new method. That method is called “geo inference” and it relies on using data you leave behind at popular websites. The technique was revealed in a new report by researchers at the University of Singapore.

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Top 5 Craziest PC Viruses of 2014

Top 5 Craziest PC Viruses of 2014

2015 is nearly here and that means it’s time for every blog on the internet to roundup 2014 with a list of the “Top [BLANK] Most [BLANK] [BLANK] of 2014”. Today, we’re looking at the worst PC viruses that hit our computers in 2014. Fortunately, most of these viruses are months behind us and are only bad memories. But 2015 is just around the corner, and that means more viruses to worry a

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3 Stupidly Easy Ways to Improve Your Online Security

3 Stupidly Easy Ways to Improve Your Online Security

Everybody knows that online security is important, but few people actually want to put any work into securing their online activity. Today, I’m going to show you how to instantly improve your online security without putting too much work into doing so: 1) Enable two factor authentication on Gmail and other online services Two factor authentication has been around for a few years, but it’s

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Use This Simple Password Trick to Remember Long, Complex Passwords

If you talk to PC security experts, you’ll know that the best password is often the longest password. Passwords that are long, complex, and feature multiple characters are virtually impossible to crack. Of course, there’s an obvious problem: long passwords are also hard to remember. Sure, a password like ASDFG#$QTIWa$@^TA645 would be impossible for anyone to crack, but it’s also imposs

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Top 3 PC Scams to Watch For This Summer

Top 3 PC Scams to Watch For This Summer

PC scams are alive and well this summer. In fact, there are some seriously deadly PC scams to watch for in summer 2014. Some of these scams will lock down your PC and charge you $600 to unlock it “for ransom”. Other scams involve mysterious callers claiming to be from Microsoft. Want to be smarter than the scammers this summer? Watch out for these PC scams: 3) Cryptolocker Cryptolocker

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5 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Protect Your Router from Hackers

5 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Protect Your Router from Hackers

Your router is the main point of entry to your home. Well, at least for the internet. If a hacker wants to gain entry to your network, then he or she needs to bypass your router. Bypassing a router isn’t as hard as some people think, and there aren’t many routers which are totally immune to hacking attacks. Most computer users will never experience a dedicated hacking attack. To be hones

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5 Reasons Why Encryption Could Be Dead

5 Reasons Why Encryption Could Be Dead

Encryption has long been the most popular way to protect, well, just about everything. Encryption coats all your important files, documents, and communications with an ‘uncrackable’ algorithm of protection. As we’ve learned more and more over the past few years, that algorithm isn’t quite as uncrackable as we like to think. In fact, some have even gone as far as to say that encryp

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What Kinds of Security Threats Will Now Affect Windows XP?

Since April 8, 2014, Windows XP has been in a deathly state. Microsoft issued the famous OS its last update ever, effectively opening the floodgates for hackers, malware, and other bad things. But how, exactly, is Windows XP going to be exploited? What’s going to happen to the operating system in the near future? Since Windows XP is still used by about 20% of PC users around the world, it

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Are Your Passwords Suffering From RDPS? Really Dumb Password Syndrome?

Are Your Passwords Suffering From RDPS? Really Dumb Password Syndrome?

Your password is the most important part of your security. A single password could grant an attacker access to your email account. After gaining access to your email account, it’s basically game over. Most people don’t choose smart passwords. Most people choose dumb passwords that are easy to guess. If the passwords aren’t easy for a human to guess, then they’re easy for a machine to gu

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