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An idea to make most tech theft useless - Pocketables

An idea to make most tech theft useless - Pocketables | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
I’d been at home since Wednesday of last week with a 2yo while my wife and 4yo went off to visit family and friends so I had some time to think about things, although not time to write much. There’s a rather huge crime spree in my neighborhood lately. I’m no stranger to being burgled. [&hellip
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Microsoft launches Sonar to test your site's performance and security

Microsoft launches Sonar to test your site's performance and security | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
The folks who built Microsoft Edge have just launched Sonar, an open-source linting tool to help test your project for performance and security issues.
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Go Anonymous: How to Delete Your Entire Social Media Presence

Go Anonymous: How to Delete Your Entire Social Media Presence | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
From traditional avenues to new tools, here's an in-depth look at how to delete your social media presence.
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Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One

Why You Should Never Go on the Internet Without a VPN, and How You Can Get One | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
As the FTC regulations continue to leave many unprotected from trackers and hackers, encrypted browsing is becoming synonymous with web safety.
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3 things you need to know about cybersecurity in an IoT and mobile world | ZDNet

3 things you need to know about cybersecurity in an IoT and mobile world | ZDNet | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
The stakes are getting a lot higher in cybersecurity. It's no longer just about a loss of productivity and profitability. Your compromised network could become a public safety risk.
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Future Microsoft Surface stylus could also act as a password replacement

Future Microsoft Surface stylus could also act as a password replacement | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
New patent points to a system whereby users can log in with their pen.
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Windows 10: Ferramentas de Segurança

Windows 10: Ferramentas de Segurança | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
As ameaças de segurança aos dispositivos, dados e informações são um assunto importante no dia a dia e evoluem com frequência. Por isso, é necessário contar com hardware, software e ferramentas que sirvam como uma barreira para os riscos que os utilizadores enfrentam em atividades como navegar na internet, instalar aplicações ou simplesmente ligar o computador.…
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This Phishing Attack is Almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera

This Phishing Attack is Almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Chinese security researcher Xudong Zheng demonstrates a Punycode Phishing Page using Homograph attack, which is almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera
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About two-step verification

Get answers to some basic questions about what two-step verification is, and how to set it up and use it to help keep your Microsoft account more secure.
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Microsoft Windows 10 has a keylogger enabled by default - here's how to disable it | Privacy Online News

Microsoft Windows 10 has a keylogger enabled by default - here's how to disable it | Privacy Online News | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Many Windows 10 users are unknowingly sending the contents of every keystroke they make to Microsoft due to an enabled-by-default keylogger. This function has been around since the beginning of Windows 10, and is a prime example of why you should never go through the default install process on any Operating System. Windows 10 privacy has … Continue reading "Microsoft Windows 10 has a keylogger enabled by default – here’s how to disable it"
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Ransomware: An executive guide to one of the biggest menaces on the web | ZDNet

Ransomware: An executive guide to one of the biggest menaces on the web | ZDNet | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about ransomware: how it started, why it's booming, how to protect against it, and what to do if your PC's infected.
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Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms

Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
One of Europe's top hotels has admitted they had to pay thousands in Bitcoin ransom to cybercriminals who managed to hack their electronic key system, locking hundreds of guests in or out of their rooms until the money was paid.
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Free Security Ebooks - O'Reilly Media

Free Security Ebooks - O'Reilly Media | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
The best insights from subject matter experts and industry insiders in one place, so you can dive deep into the latest of what's happening in the world of security.
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Passwords à prova de ataque e fáceis de decorar.

Passwords à prova de ataque e fáceis de decorar. | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Usar sempre a mesma password para as diferentes contas de Internet é um procedimento arriscado, a nível pessoal e profissional.
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Se quiserem saber uma maneira de ter uma senha diferente para cada conta criada na Web sem ter de memorizar nada, têm de ir as minhas aulas de Negócio Eletrónico e Segurança da LTSIW da ESMAD ou a um dos workshops sobre ferramentas web do e-IPP | Unidade de e-Learning e Inovação Pedagógica do Politécnico do Porto sobre ferramenta. :)
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This app is a perfect weapon for fighting your own online privacy war

This app is a perfect weapon for fighting your own online privacy war | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Stealth mode: activate.
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Expresso | NATO lança em Oeiras escola para ciberdefesa

Primeiro-ministro lançou primeira pedra da escola da NATO em Oeiras, que terá parcerias com a indústria e as universidades. “Como país fundador, é com orgulho que respondemos aos compromissos da Aliança”, disse
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HP laptops covertly log user keystrokes, researchers warn

HP laptops covertly log user keystrokes, researchers warn | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Audio driver supplied by Conexant may put PCs from other makers at risk, too.
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Could a doodle replace your password?

Could a doodle replace your password? | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Nearly 80 percent of Americans own a smartphone, and a growing proportion of them use smartphones for internet access, not just when they're on the go. This leads to people storing considerable amounts of personal and privat
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Visão | Inclinar o seu smartphone pode ser tudo quanto os hackers necessitam para obter o seu código

Visão | Inclinar o seu smartphone pode ser tudo quanto os hackers necessitam para obter o seu código | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Investigadores britânicos conseguiram descobrir o código de acesso a smartphones através apenas de dados fornecidos por sensores de posição do aparelho
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Location tracking Android spyware found in Google Play store | ZDNet

Location tracking Android spyware found in Google Play store | ZDNet | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Fake 'System Update' app downloaded by over a million users since first appearing in 2014.
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Microsoft Authenticator

Microsoft Authenticator is the new mobile application that replaces Azure Authenticator, Microsoft account app and all other enterprise and consume
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How to Create Strong Passwords

How to Create Strong Passwords | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
When was the last time you changed your email password, your Facebook password, or your online banking password? Hopefully, you're no
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How did Amazon know my new Visa card information before me?

How did Amazon know my new Visa card information before me? | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
When my new card arrived from NatWest it had the same details as one already listed on Amazon
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