How to Stay Safe on Social Networks

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Social networks have been increasing in popularity rapidly, revealing their incredible nature and covering the needs for communication and interaction with friends, family and acquaintances, business associates, companies and clients. Many things that add to the value of good social networking, and almost everyone enjoys spending time connecting with those who he keeps close. However, …

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Complete Guide to Tackle Identity Theft Problem

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It goes without even saying that identity theft has been increasing at a huge rate over the past few years and will continue on its course, unless people become more aware of what they have to beware of. With the term of identity theft, we generally mean anything that has to do with the exploitation …

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Twitter moves all non-US accounts to Ireland to avoid NSA

Twitter Dodge NSA by Moving Non-US Accounts to Ireland

Twitter has written in its official blog post that it is going to revise its ToS (terms of services), Digits products, Periscope and privacy policy, effective at 18th of May, for all of those account which are not located in US or non-US accounts. In the beginning of May 2015, Twitter aimed to have its …

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12 Easy Steps to Dramatically Improve your LinkedIn Security and Privacy

LinkedIn Security and Privacy

Social media have become a substantial part of our everyday life, due to their ease of use and the multiple benefits that they offer to every user. More and more people turn to social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and of course LinkedIn, in order to promote their business or catch up with friends and …

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Guide to Secure Your Instagram Account

Secure Your Instagram Account

Are you photogenic? You probably are on Instagram, maybe you have a great following which is why you should be concerned to secure Instagram account of yours. Instagram is one of the most popular social networking sites with over a half a billion active users from all over the world. It is a fun way …

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Avoid Facebook Identity Theft and Keep Yourself Expose-free

Protect yourself against Facebook identity theft

With over 890 million daily active users in December 2014 and over 1.39 billion monthly users, Facebook has certainly become the kingpin of social media. Children and teens, young adults and seniors, individuals and businesses make use of the wonderful benefits that Facebook has got to offer. This service was founded back in 2004 and …

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Russia Turns to Western Companies like Twitter for Enforcement

Russia Turns to Western Companies like Twitter for Enforcement

Russia has turned its attention toward companies coming from the West, in an attempt to obtain useful information in the field of privacy. Through Roskomnadzor, the Russians are trying to find a pathway to collecting the data required by Western companies and overcoming the safety hazards that can undermine their overall security. Roskomnadzor is the …

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China Applies Stricter Regulations as People are Forced to Use Real Names Online, Effective in March

China Applies Stricter Regulations People Forced Use Real Names Online

The increasing number of mobile users in China has lead to stricter regulations online. Now China asks for all citizens to use their real names as they surf the web and communicate via forums, social media platforms and so on. Their official goal is to improve the overall quality of the Internet. China has been …

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ISIS Targeting US Military Members and their Families on Social Media

ISIS Targeting US Military Members and their Families on Social Media

US spooks unearthed a cyber-espionage campaign on social media targeted on US military men, retired servicemen and their families by members of Islamic state of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The FBI and Department of Homeland have warned all US servicemen to keep off social media or risk falling prey to the Syrian based extremist group. …

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California New Law on Social Media Surveillance

It is a new dawn in California as Governor Jerry Brown approved a host of the anti-spying and privacy bills. They include restrictions on paparazzis, a tight leash on revenge porn, enhancement of students’ privacy and a ban on unlawful collection of phone record by federal intelligence agencies. The bills comes amid a privacy crisis …

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