Tag: privacy

Social media sites are made for sharing, so protecting your privacy sometimes comes as an afterthought. But, the kind of information you share and whom you share it with can make a big difference between having a positive experience on social media, and putting your money and private details at risk. Sites like Facebook and ...
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At every partner visit I have, I hear about ransomware – the malware that makes our customers’ files unusable until they pay off the attacker. It’s everywhere, hitting large and small businesses with equal disruptions and damage. And customers are begging for help in keeping ransomware out of their endpoints and servers. Just how bad ...
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Gosh I love December. The kids are on school holidays, the homework has finished and work is quietening down. Bliss really. Finally a little time to breathe. But what are your kids up to? Are they outside playing cricket, riding bikes or making cubby houses? Or are they inside, glued to their devices? When I ...
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I know I have said it before but I would much rather lose my wallet than my phone. My life is on my phone: my pics, my music, my contacts, my to-do lists, my Fitbit data! And it seems as though the majority of Aussies share my passion for their devices with new research from ...
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Stories of inanimate objects coming to life are familiar to us. Movies such as Toy Story show the idea’s cultural weight, and Greek mythology on humans being morphed into objects show its history. But in today’s day and age, technology can make fairy tales seem real. What if the laptop, that familiar tool we use ...
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Roses are red, violets are blue, but does your security matter to your loved one too? Okay, so maybe my rhyme needs a little work, but the substance is there: when we share personal information in real life, even with loved ones, we run the risk of exposing our most personal details with the world. ...
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Perception plays a huge role in many aspects of daily life. However, the reality of something is often not as powerful as the idea may have been—and advertisers as well as brands more often than not take full advantage of this fact. Privacy in the online world has become a precious, if not priceless, commodity, ...
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Put a PIN on It

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Beyonce sings about “if you like it you better put a ring on it” [her finger], but I find that slogan can work (with a slight change) for your personal information on your mobile phones and tablets. So I prefer the “if you like it you better put a PIN on it,” referring to having ...
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