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School’s OUT! 5 Tips To Survive The Summer

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Summer internet security tips_blogSo school is out and the kids are home and already driving you nuts…at least they’re quiet and safe when they’re on the iPad, computer or your smartphone, right? Wrong. The online world opens up a whole suite of potential risks, such as exposure to inappropriate content, cyber bullying, and more. BullGuard has put together 5 key internet safety tips for your kids, that won’t put them at risk, and won’t put your internet security at risk either.

 

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Fact: Facebook Graph Search Makes It Easy For Hackers To Get Your Private Data

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Facebook graph search threats_blogJust recently, it was reported that a hacker leveraged Facebook’s Graph Search to collect information from the massive database. Data like phone numbers was obtained from thousands of users, which when matched with the username could have further implications on the users’ privacy. Facebook handled it by issuing the hacker with a cease and desist. It is not clear exactly how many Facebook users’ data was obtained, nor is it clear as to whether Facebook will choose to notify those users whose data was compromised.

 

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What Is Browser Hijacking?

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Browser hijacking_blogThere are a lot of definitions for it, some more technical than others, but the simple explanation is that your internet browser program is compromised.

 

Most of the programs that act as hijackers come as innocent “add-ons” that promise to make your life easier or more fun, while browsing. However, this is not the only way you can become the victim of browser hijacking. You can simply visit a malicious or compromised site and get infected.

 

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