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For the most part, everyone that I speak with has come to accept the possibility that the Internet knows much more about them than they might think. Their acceptance (which ranges from grudging to incredibly blasé) of a faceless, amorphous entity known as “the Internet” being more familiar with them than their neighbors is made

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I’ve mentioned the breach monitoring service “Have I Been Pwned” several times in past articles, and it continues to be a valuable service in finding out if any of my credentials have been exposed in any of the numerous breaches that have occurred over the past 7 years, as well as any new breaches that

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A lot of my friends and colleagues are always surprised that I don’t have more gadgets around my house, especially items like Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home, seeing as I am a long-time customer of both mega-companies and utilize many of their services on a daily basis. Those of you who have been paying attention

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What scant regulation we have as a country that protects our personal privacy is mostly built around the concept of “Personally Identifiable Information” which, according to Wikipedia is, “…information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context.”

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It’s been a solid three weeks since Facebook last graced our blog, but just like the proverbial bad penny, it just can’t stop turning up in the news for all the wrong reasons. There is a worn adage that claims there is no such thing as bad PR, but in Facebook’s case, I’m betting they’d

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Unfortunately for the information security industry, a lot of other news was breaking this past Memorial Day weekend, so it’s entirely possible that you missed a PSA, tweet or even email from the Federal Bureau of Investigation asking you, citizen, to please reboot your SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) router, and to also disable remote management

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