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A step‑by‑step guide to enjoy LinkedIn safely

LinkedIn privacy settings are just as overwhelming as any other social media settings. There’s a lot of menus, a lot buttons to enable, select, accept or reject. To make sure you have control over your information we bring you a step-by-step guide on how to enjoy LinkedIn safely. The post A step‑by‑step guide to enjoy […]

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The FCC Wants You to Delete TikTok

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr asserted that TikTok poses an “unacceptable national security risk” in a letter to the CEOs of Google and Apple urging the companies to remove the app from...

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Texas AG Sues Meta, Alleging Massive Collection of Face Geometries Without Consent

Texas enacted a biometric information privacy law way back in 2001, which was amended in 2009. That was a long time ago in the context of the development of privacy laws,...

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Privacy Tip #319 – How Facial Recognition Technology Works and Why You Should Care

I have written about the privacy concerns of facial recognition technology many times before [view related posts]. Many individuals are unaware of how facial recognition technology works, who is collecting their...

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Social media in the workplace: Cybersecurity dos and don’ts for employees

Do you often take to social media to broadcast details about your job, employer or coworkers? Think before you share – less may be more. The post Social media in the workplace: Cybersecurity dos and don’ts for employees appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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CISA Issues Guidance on Protecting Organizations’ Social Media Accounts

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently issued guidance on protecting the security of organizations’ social media accounts to reduce the risk of unauthorized access to those accounts. The guidance,...

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WhatsApp announces end‑to‑end encrypted backups

The Facebook-owned messaging service plans to roll out the feature to both iOS and Android users in the coming weeks. The post WhatsApp announces end‑to‑end encrypted backups appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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Twitter introduces new feature to automatically block abusive behavior

Dubbed Safety Mode, the feature will temporarily block authors of offensive tweets from being able to contact or follow users. The post Twitter introduces new feature to automatically block abusive behavior appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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Irish DPA Hits WhatsApp with $266M Fine for Alleged GDPR Violations

When GDPR became effective three years ago, companies took notice of the fines and penalties attached to violations of the stringent privacy law—4 percent of global annual sales. The fines have...

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Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals

Twitter’s transparency report revealed that users aren’t quick to adopt 2FA and once they do enable it, they choose the least secure option The post Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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