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How to Avoid Juice Jacking

You’re in the airport, facing a long day of travel… and you forgot to charge your phone last night. You’re looking at the dreaded red battery symbol. And you just realized your wall charger is in your checked baggage. There, just up ahead, you see a public charging station, with several open USB ports. Is […]

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Deleting Your Way to Better Security

All software has bugs. Therefore, the less software you have, the fewer bugs you have. In other words, the fewer applications and plugins you have installed, the fewer the opportunities there are for your computer or smartphone to be hacked. It’s a mathematical certainty. In the cybersecurity realm, we call this “reducing your attack surface”.

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Opt Out of Mobile Tracking

Your cell phone provider is also an internet service provider (ISP). Whenever you’re not using WiFi to connect to the internet, you’re using your cellular data plan. That means that your cellular provider has a front row seat to viewing everything you do on the internet. This mobile tracking includes all the apps you have

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