by Tony Rushin 773 million email addresses and passwords were widely distributed by the “bad guys” in January, 2019. The set – dubbed Collection #1 – came from over 2,000 hacked databases.   If you already have a password manager – we recommend LastPass – and use 2-factor authentication (2FA), skip to the bottom of…

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By Courtney Rose Google Chrome is a super useful and lightweight internet browser, especially if you use Gmail as your email provider and all the applications Google has to offer, such as Drive, Calendar, and Maps. When you’re signed in to the Google Chrome browser, it will remember passwords you use so you don’t have…

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By Richard Stokes We last wrote a tip on public Wi-Fi back in 2015, so it’s time to revisit the topic again because free Wi-Fi is now everywhere (hotels, airports, coffee shops, restaurants, etc.). There are also a lot of different schools of thought on how safe they are and whether we really need to…

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By David Gracey That’s the tagline for the hardware manufacturer Eero. Three months ago, the Gracey clan was in desperate need of improved WiFi for the home. We had two WiFi access points which struggled to adequately cover our two-story home, plus basement. As a result, the kids got used to doing their homework in…

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How to Spot Phishing Emails | Network 1 Consulting

By Kevin Jackman Phishing emails are a major threat in today’s world, and it is getting worse. KnowBe4, a service that trains users to recognize and avoid phishing emails, compiled a list of the “Top 10 Global Phishing Email Subject Lines for Q1 2018,” and I would like to share them with you. Hackers will…

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