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How to enable Ransomware Protection in Windows Defender and add custom folders to it – By Ashwinghacks.net
Windows Defender has been gaining a foothold steadily for the past few years. But there is one flaw in the antivirus that ships with Windows 10.
Everybody Should 2FA – By Authy youtube.com Video
Learn more about two-factor authentication and download the Authy app for IOS, Android and Chrome.
How to do two-factor authentication like a pro – By Sandra Gutierrez G
You can hold the key to your online security. Like, literally.
If your level of anxiety over online security and privacy is on the healthy side, you probably already have two-factor authentication (2FA) set up for your main accounts. If you don't, you should seriously consider activating it to protect yourself from phishing, hacks, and anybody who may want to steal your data.
What to Do Before (and After) Your Phone Is Stolen – By Andrew Heinzmanhowtogeek.com
Millions of phones are stolen every year, and there’s a chance yours could be one of them. But it doesn’t have to be—you can make your phone theftproof! We’ll show you how, and what you should do if your phone is stolen.
The era of the $200 security camera is over. This $20 alternative is impressive – By Megan Wollertoncnet.com
When I started writing about the smart home in 2013, influential startup Dropcam, purchased by Google's Nest in 2014, set the industry prices for DIY security cameras.
My Experience with a Charles Schwab Debit Card in Withdrawing Cash in Abroad — By Anya Kartashova10xtravel.com
International travel is often filled with the excitement of getting to know a new country, trying its food and learning about its traditions. However, it also comes with a plethora of headaches, such as how to communicate with locals without speaking their language, how to buy a SIM card to post all your Instagram photos and how to get cash without being ripped off.
Why You Need a Password Manager. Yes, You. – By thewirecutter.com
You probably know that it’s not a good idea to use “password” as a password, or your pet’s name, or your birthday. But the worst thing you can do with your passwords—and something that more than 50 percent of people are doing, according to a recent Virginia Tech study—is to reuse the same ones across multiple sites. If even one of those accounts is compromised in a data breach, it doesn’t matter how strong your password is—hackers can easily use it to get into your other accounts.
The Risk of Weak Online Banking Passwords – By krebsonsecurity.com
If you bank online and choose weak or re-used passwords, there’s a decent chance your account could be pilfered by cyberthieves — even if your bank offers multi-factor authentication as part of its login process. This story is about how crooks increasingly are abusing third-party financial aggregation services like Mint, Plaid, Yodlee, YNAB and others to surveil and drain consumer accounts online.
How to Protect Your Smarthome from Attack – By Josh Hendricksonhowtogeek.com
Every new device you introduce into your smarthome is another device that can be attacked. You can secure your smarthome with simple steps like locking down your router and taking proper care of the gadgets in your smarthome.
Why Are Companies Still Storing Passwords In Plain Text? – By Josh Hendricksonhowtogeek.com6 min
Several companies have recently admitted to storing passwords in plain-text format. That’s like storing a password in Notepad and saving it as a .txt file. Passwords should be salted and hashed for security, so why isn’t that happening in 2019?
ZenMate Review – By ZenMatethebestvpn.com8 min
The first visit to the ZenMate.com homepage shows off a professional, sleek, and minimalistic design.
According to their website, there are also over 41 million ZenMate users across the world who use the tool “to access the web securely, anonymously and without restriction.”
Best password managers: Reviews of the top products – By Michael Ansaldopcworld.com5 min
We are terrible at passwords. We suck at creating them (the top two most popular remain “123456” and “password”), we share them way too freely, and we forget them all the time. Indeed, the very thing that can ensure our online security has become our biggest obstacle to it. This is what makes a good password manager essential.
The 5 Best Authenticator Apps to Generate 2FA Codes on Mac – By Rob Nightingalemakeuseof.com5 min
Want to secure your online accounts with two-factor authentication (2FA)? Then you’ll need an authenticator app to scan the relevant QR codes during the setup process. Such an app can also generate the TOTPs (Time-Based One-Time Passwords) that you need, in addition to your login passwords, to unlock your 2FA-enabled accounts.