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Evernote Hacked, Time to Change Your Passwords

Evernote Hacked, Time to Change Your Passwords | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Note-taking service Evernote announced a breach on their network today, and has instituted a service-wide password reset. Here's what you need to know.
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Oracle a braços com mais duas falhas de segurança no Java 7

Oracle a braços com mais duas falhas de segurança no Java 7 | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
SAPO A melhor informação sobre tecnologia. Reviews dos melhores gagdets. As últimas notícias do mundo da tecnologia. Comparativos entre equipamentos informáticos.
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HTG Explains: Should You Disable JavaScript?

HTG Explains: Should You Disable JavaScript? | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Few people disable JavaScript, but many who do are very vocal about it. JavaScript makes the type of web pages we have today possible. While you could disable JavaScript, it would be a lot of annoyance for little benefit.
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How To - Remove threats - Removal Instructions - Disabling Java Plug-ins | F-Secure

How To - Remove threats - Removal Instructions - Disabling Java Plug-ins | F-Secure | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
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How You Can Be Infected via Your Browser and How to Protect Yourself

How You Can Be Infected via Your Browser and How to Protect Yourself | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
In a perfect world, there would be no way for your computer to be infected via your browser. Browsers are supposed to run web pages in an untrusted sandbox, isolating them from the rest of your computer.
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Don’t Let The Criminals Win: 5 Tools & Tips For Preventing Burglary

Don’t Let The Criminals Win: 5 Tools & Tips For Preventing Burglary | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Judging by the popularity of our last home surveillance article, it seems quite a lot of you are increasingly worried about the security of your home. Whether that fear is justified or not, it’s always a good idea to take precautions and be ready.
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Dicas para Windows: Windows Firewall Control te ajuda a proteger o sistema

Dicas para Windows: Windows Firewall Control te ajuda a proteger o sistema | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
O Windows Firewall Control tem como função lhe ajudar a gerenciar o firewall nativo do Windows, dando-lhe mais poder de controle sobre ele.
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HTG Explains: Why You Don’t Need a Full Internet Security Suite

HTG Explains: Why You Don’t Need a Full Internet Security Suite | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Internet security suites are big business. Trial versions packed full of features come with most new Windows computers. They typically include powerful two-way firewalls, phishing filters, and cookie-scanning technology.
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Not Just Any Name: Tips For Picking Good Names For Your Devices

Not Just Any Name: Tips For Picking Good Names For Your Devices | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Assigning names to devices is a small action that has very few real consequences. Whether the name of your latest computer peripheral stays as “CORSAIR 829495” or changes to “Bingo” has no effect on the device’s performance.
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Tools & Techniques For When You Must Leave Your Laptop Alone In Public

Tools & Techniques For When You Must Leave Your Laptop Alone In Public | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Ideally we would never leave our laptops from our sight, especially in public. And there are definitely areas like airports and public transit where you should never consider it an option.
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New Java vulnerability is being exploited in the wild; disable the plugin or change your security settings

New Java vulnerability is being exploited in the wild; disable the plugin or change your security settings | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
A new Java 0-day vulnerability is being exploited in the wild. If you use Java, you can either uninstall/disable the plugin to protect your computer or set your security settings to ...
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Can I Track My Laptop or Smartphone After It's Been Stolen?

Can I Track My Laptop or Smartphone After It's Been Stolen? | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Dear Lifehacker, I recently had my bag stolen, with my laptop and smartphone inside. I haven't installed any anti-theft software on it. Is there any way I can track it anyway?
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Firefox Web Browser — Plugin Check & Updates

Firefox Web Browser — Plugin Check & Updates | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Lino Oliveiras insight:

Neste sítio web é possível verificar se os plugins instalados no browser estão atualizados e aceder facilmente às atualizações.

Lino Oliveira's curator insight, February 27, 2013 9:15 AM

Neste sítio web é possível verificar se os plugins instalados no browser estão atualizados e aceder facilmente às atualizações.

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The Top Ten Commandments of Password Protection

The Top Ten Commandments of Password Protection | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Protecting your passwords is a vital component of keeping your online accounts safe and secure. Careless users often find themselves the victim of email or Facebook hacks.
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Mulher descobre traição por meio de serviço de mapas

Mulher descobre traição por meio de serviço de mapas | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Traída estava usando o equivalente russo do Google Street View.
Lino Oliveiras insight:

A utilização generalizada das ferramentas da Web tem coisas boas ... mas também tem coisas más! Depende do ponto de vista ... :)

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How to Always Start Any Browser in Private Browsing Mode

How to Always Start Any Browser in Private Browsing Mode | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
Private browsing mode doesn’t offer complete privacy, but it does prevent your browser from saving your history, searches, cookies, and other private data between browsing sessions.
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Your Last Email & Testament – What Happens To Your Data When You Die?

Your Last Email & Testament – What Happens To Your Data When You Die? | Security and Privacy | Scoop.it
I know it’s a morbid subject, but the reality is that we live in a virtually immortal society. While our bodies may cease to exist, our virtual profiles go on appearing in emails, automatic notifications, and even advertisements.
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