Microsoft isn’t the first company to collect data about its customers using the programs it charges money for. While it’s a company with seemingly good intentions, you don’t have to take their word for it if you don’t want to.
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Information Technology Privacy and Security Tips to help educate and prepare you online.
LastPass offers a vault that remembers and stores all of your account passwords and credentials across online services you use. Being that this is critical information, you should enable Two Step Authentication to keep it safe.
Last week Dropbox added the Two Step Verification feature that adds an extra layer of protection to your Dropbox account data. Here’s how to enable and use it.
Two Factor Authentication has been receiving a lot of attention lately as a Cloud based computing security practice. Here’s a round up of our best articles to guide you through the process of using it with your Google accounts and services.
Facebook doesn’t make its two factor authentication the most obvious setting. You’ll need to dig through a few layers to get an extra layer of security.
Need to send mission instructions to your top spy in the field? I got the tool!
Privacy conscious users might want to avoid connecting a Live/Hotmail account to Office 2013 for whatever reason. Here’s a quick-tip for signing out of SkyDrive from Office 2013.
In spite of the many layers of security built into Microsoft Windows, there lies a massive vulnerability in nearly every computer in a home or office: the data on your hard drive is unencrypted. This means that even an unsophisticated hacker could access your data without knowing your Windows login credentials. Fortunately, there’s an easy and free fix for this security hole: system disk encryption. Read on to learn how to encrypt your entire system disk using TrueCrypt.
453,000 Yahoo! accounts have been hacked with the username and password posted online. Here’s how to find out if your account is one of them.
Google is close to paying a $22.5 settlement fee to the FTC for using cookies to track users’ activity. It would be the biggest fine ever given to a single company by the FTC to date.
When it comes to social networks and privacy controls, LinkedIn is one of the best. But, despite good policies and user controls, they still know a good amount about you. If you decide you don’t want LinkedIn harvesting your data, you can delete your account.
StumbleUpon used to list its account deletion links in its help center. Since the revamp of its user interface, the help center was one of many features to go missing. But it’s still possible to delete your account.
People give Twitter concern about privacy than Facebook, Twitter doesn’t require private data. Here’s how to permanently delete your Twitter Account.