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4 Common Mobile Phone Scams & How to Avoid Them

Republic Wireless Blog – 10.16.18

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Phone scams can be a bit unnerving to think about. When it comes to keeping your personal information protected and avoiding those scammers we all know are out there. Being mindful of these common scams can be easier than you think. We’ve compiled a list of phone scams to be aware of, and how to avoid them.

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Parental Controls: How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

PULS Blog – 10.15.18 (10.14.18)

Unfortunately, in this day and age, chances are there’s a great deal of content out there that you want to protect your kids from. Whether these media are consumed on a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or television – there are several protections you can put in place to ensure your child cannot access them. This is where parental controls come in handy.

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An Update on the Security Issue

Facebook Newsroom – 10.15.18 (10.12.18)

We have been working around the clock to investigate the security issue we discovered and fixed two weeks ago so we can help people understand what information the attackers may have accessed. Today, we’re sharing details about the attack we’ve found that exploited this vulnerability. We have not ruled out the possibility of smaller-scale attacks, which we’re continuing to investigate.

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No, your account on Facebook was not hacked

Kaspersky Labs Blog – 10.12.18 (10.10.18)

If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, it’s never been so easy to add bricks. In this age of social media dominance, spreading the word with good intentions takes no effort at all, as we saw recently on Facebook, when people started passing along a message telling their friends that their accounts had been hacked.

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Block puzzle games laced with malware

Avast Blog – 10.10.18 (10.9.18)

Google Play Store advertises various versions of block puzzle games — Block Puzzle Jewel, My Blocks, Block Puzzles, Block Puzzles Free, My Puzzles, etc. — and aside from all of them being easy-to-understand games with very simple graphics, they share another trait, a hidden one. When a user downloads one of these games, they get the game they chose … but with a little extra.

Read more: Block puzzle games laced with malware | Avast

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