Stories about privacy, identity, and life online.

4 Tips For Handling Privacy Threats On Social Media

This is post 1 of a 3 part series about real world privacy risks.

Twitter Fame And Viral Posts

A friend of mine became Twitter famous senior year of college. She found her niche roasting the self-obsessed 'wife guys' in her classes, the same types she'd soon work with as …

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Real World Privacy Threats & How To Prepare

Introduction

A certain type of story gets the headlines when it comes to online privacy and security. A dark web crime ring gets busted. A network of hacktivists are trying to take down an oppressive regime while wearing Guy Fawkes masks. A celebrity leaks revealing photos and gets extorted …

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What To Ask Before Downloading A Contact Tracing App

Imagine Any Other Winter Before This One

Instead of a global pandemic, flu season is in full swing and everyone needs to get their vaccine. Last week it looked like all your coworkers were home sick or sniffling. You get a message from your insurance provider about an app they're …

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How to Wash Your Virtual Hands for 20 Seconds

Introduction

Life has moved online. You may be video chatting for work or surfing for a new gig online. Local restaurants, shops, and theatres are asking you to buy a gift card, create an account with another new password, or download yet another app. Of course, you are extra careful …

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