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Privacy Tip #349  – College Students Targeted by Social Engineering Campaign Impersonating Instagram

Dark Reading reports that thousands of college and university students are being targeted by cyber-attackers who are using a legitimate domain to impersonate Instagram and steal credentials of the users. The...

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Privacy Tip #348 – Considerations for Electronic Monitoring of Employees

I had a really interesting discussion with my students during class this week about employers’ use of electronic means to monitor employees. When I first started teaching Privacy Law at Roger...

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Privacy Tip #347 – Do You Know What Geofencing Is and How You Are Tracked?

If you don’t know what geofencing is, I will give you some articles to read so you can become better educated on exactly what it is and how it is used...

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Privacy Tip #346 – Forbes’ Tips to Handle Consumer Privacy Concerns

I recently ran across a Forbes article that I thought was spot-on, so I am sharing it with our readers. Entitled “5 Tips For How To Handle Consumer Privacy Concerns,” the...

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Privacy Tip #345 – Be Wary of Scammers After Natural Disasters

It was heartbreaking to watch the reports of Hurricane Ian as it landed on the west coast of Florida. The damage and losses left in its wake will be overwhelming and...

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Privacy Tip #344  – Advocacy Groups Urge Senators to Advance Bills Protecting Children’s Data

Provider groups and privacy advocates have joined together to put pressure on Congress to pass two bipartisan bills designed to bolster children and teens’ privacy. The Kids Online Safety Act (S....

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Privacy Tip #343 – The Pros and Cons of Password Managers

With the recent announcement by LastPass that it was hacked, and source code was compromised (LastPass is reporting that no passwords were compromised) [view related post], I thought it timely to...

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Privacy Tip #342 – If You Use Twitter, Be Aware and Stay Tuned

This week, in addition to the news-catching, ongoing dispute between Twitter and Elon Musk, Twitter’s former head of cybersecurity, Peiter Zatko, claimed in a whistleblower filing with several federal agencies that...

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Privacy Tip #341 – Avoid Back-to-School Online Shopping Scams

It’s back-to-school time and every parent I know of school-aged children is scouring lists provided by schools to purchase items for their kids’ first day. It is easy and convenient to...

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Privacy Tip #340 – Smishing Scams Reminder

The Twilio and Cloudfare smishing attacks [view related post] provide a timely reminder of how sophisticated smishing attacks are and how they can affect businesses and their customers. But threat actors...

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