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What Are Cookies and Should I Block or Delete Them?

They track you online, but is it worth getting rid of them?

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SafeBee Survey: Password Use Gets a Failing Grade

Are you making these common password mistakes?

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Teens: 7 Ways to Increase Your Social Media Privacy

When you post, you're probably sharing a lot more than you think.

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These Common Passwords Are the Worst for Cybersecurity

Ever used "password," "12345" or "starwars"? You're not alone.

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Beware This Email Scam Involving EMV Credit Cards

The new cards are more secure, so criminals are resorting to an old trick.

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How to Choose a Medical Alert System

8 things to consider before you buy.

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The Internet of Things Took Over CES — and Will Soon Take Over Our Homes

Smart home tech gives appliances a cool new makeover, but safety experts raise concerns.


New Twitter Rules Ban Mean Speech

Like your mom used to say: If you don’t have anything nice to tweet, don’t tweet anything at all.


New Smartphone for Christmas? Do These 6 Things Right Away

If Santa brought you a smartphone, here’s how to keep it — and the data it contains — safe and secure.


Can Social Media Help Identify Food Poisoning Outbreaks?

Your posts on Yelp, Twitter and other platforms could aid disease detectives.

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Is Your Mobile Wallet Secure?

Paying by smartphone is the next big thing, but make sure your money and your data stay safe.

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Social Media Shaming: Just Don't Do It

Experts speak out against "grief shaming" and other forms of cyberbullying.

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A Drone of Your Own for Christmas? The FAA Wants to Know You

The agency announced it plans to create a registry of all drone pilots.

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8 Things Consumers Should Know about the New EMV Credit Cards

These “chip” cards protect you against credit card “skimming,” but you still need to be careful.

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After a Disaster: How to Find Out if a Loved One Is Safe

Online tools connect survivors with friends and family.