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Protecting Your Privacy

Protecting your privacy today can be a full-time job. I'll give you tips on keeping your information private, including how to to remove yourself from the Google database. Helpful Guides and Links:
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Should You Get A New Computer If You're Running Windows XP?

Now that Microsoft has put the kibosh on support for Windows XP, I'm advising people to ditch their old desktops or laptop computers that run this antiquated operating system. After 12 years, Microsoft support for Windows XP officially ended on April 8. That means Microsoft is no longer providing security ...

New Data Breach May Impact 200 Million Americans

It's a data breach that threatens to be twice as large as the Target breach late last year…and you probably haven't heard about it yet. I've been getting a lot of questions posted on my website and from my callers asking about a data breach that came to light during ...

Remove Web Search History and Keep Searches Private

Are you concerned with all the discussion about online tracking by the government and private industry? There are some simple steps you can take to limit it. The use of cookies to track your web browsing and serve up relevant ads is one of the easiest things to stop. For ...

New way to opt out of mobile tracking

Marketers are gaga over our smartphones. They're always with us. And they emit a signal that researchers and marketers have figured out how to capture and track. Each phone has unique identifiers that it sends out based on your WiFi MAC address and Bluetooth address. That's how Apple knows so ...

Punishment for data breaches at banks

Not a day goes by that we don't have another announcement about some kind of banking or data breach. The sad fact is that we are the last nation on earth that does *not* have a secure payment system in place. Unfortunately, there are no consequences to our banks being ...

A way to avoid pre-approved credit card fraud

A way to avoid pre-approved credit card fraud

Here's a fast and easy way to opt out of pre-approved credit offers to lessen the chances of a criminal applying for credit in your name.

Capital One to start caller ID spoofing, visiting debtors in person?

Capital One has some new terms of service (TOS) that are making a lot of customers do a double-take. Do you know what caller ID spoofing is? It's a big problem with fraud rings. It's where the phone rings and the caller ID says it's from your bank, or the ...

Cookies are toast, so what's next in online tracking?

When it comes to tracking your activity online, the cookie is going away. But where are the laws we need to protect us as Internet tracking evolves? Apple has a unique identifier for every mobile device they sell. Then they provide that unique code to advertisers, so you can be ...

Reduce data breach repercussions with this tip

Reduce data breach repercussions with this tip

Data breaches are rampant now. Here's one very important thing everyone needs to do right now to safeguard your finances and identity.

Yahoo mail users hit by data breach

If you are one of the hundreds of millions of Americans who uses Yahoo mail, you have homework to do right after you read this. Yahoo has a breach of undetermined size going on right now. The username and passwords of Yahoo mail customers have been compromised. So there are ...

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