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Keeping Children (Kids) Safe Online: A Periscope Broadcast

https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/kcpublic/kids-online-safety-social-media-facebook-messaging.mp4 In case you missed it – on October 7, 2015 I did the first @KenCook Periscope broadcast on the topic of home network security and particularly how to help keep children safe online. It’s about 16 minutes long and still only briefly touches the topic. In the broadcast I encouraged people to use Google […]

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Passwords are the combination to the safe containing all your secrets. But they are easier to guess - or steal.

Why Passwords Fail

Old Passwords Are Dangerous Passwords In the high speed world of computers, 30 days is old. Did you read about the Russian hackers stealing 1.2 billion passwords? That means chances are fairly good they got some of yours. This also means it’s time to change passwords. Yes, it’s a pain to constantly change passwords, but […]

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Hacked! What To Do When Your Website Has Been Hacked

It happens. It happens to almost everyone at some point. Usually the bigger the target and the higher the reward the more likely you are to be hacked. Or, if you are hosting on a community site which serves large numbers of people. It also happens to sites with very little traffic but low site […]

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How To Stop Applications From Posting To Twitter As You

Have you ever logged in to Twitter to see that you have been posting, mentioning people or maybe even sending instant messages to people but you haven’t been near your account for hours? It happens. When it does, provided you haven’t given some rogue programmer or site master your login information, you can control access […]

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