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From Black Friday to seasonal travel: how to stay safe over the holidays

1Password Blog – 11.27.19

‘Tis the season for travel, shopping, and family visits, and this tends to leave us busy and distracted. Scammers and crooks like to take advantage of this, so here are some tips for staying safe and merry over the holidays.

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The Most Useful Web Services to Optimize Your Privacy Online

Abine Blog – 11.25.19 (11.22.19)

There’s something to be said for fighting fire with fire, especially when you don’t have any other choice. In this case, the fire being fought is the compromising of your personal information on the internet. Of course, there’s a (sort of) surefire way to ensure that your private information isn’t tracked, collected, bought, sold, and otherwise aggregated and traded online: Not going on the internet. Of course, that’s not feasible for most people.

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Holiday Shopping: Secure Your Online Purchases

McAfee Blog – 11.13.19 (11.11.19)

As we gear up to feast with family and friends this Thanksgiving, we also get our wallets ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have practically become holidays themselves, as each year they immediately shift our attention from turkey and pumpkin pie to holiday shopping. Let’s take a look at these two holidays, and how their popularity can impact users’ online security.

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What You Need to Know About the Google Chrome Vulnerabilities

McAfee Blog – 11.4.19 (11.1.19)

While you might have been preoccupied with ghosts and goblins on Halloween night, a different kind of spook began haunting Google Chrome browsers. On October 31st, Google Chrome engineers issued an urgent announcement for the browser across platforms due to two zero-day security vulnerabilities, one of which is being actively exploited in the wild (CVE-2019-13720).

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