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password fatigue
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Most people in the digital age have dozens, if not hundreds, of passwords, and keeping track of them is tiring, to say the least. If you’re suffering from password fatigue, you’ll be happy to know there’s an easy fix. The short answer is that you sh
are password managers safe?
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Password managers are a great way to generate secure passwords, keep them in encrypted storage together with your credit card details, and improve your online security across the board. But you might be worried about keeping so much sensitive data in
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Google Drive is the world’s most popular cloud storage service by far, with over 3 billion people using Google Workspace (which includes Google Drive, Google Calendar, Gmail, and more). But this ubiquity has recently caused concern following several
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Most email addresses use the default domain provided by their email service. For Proton Mail accounts, it’s proton.me. For Gmail, it’s gmail.com. These are usually free and work just fine for most people. But there are situations where it makes sens
How to password protect a folder
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Putting a password on your folders is a great way to protect sensitive files while they’re on your system. It’s pretty easy to do regardless of your operating system, and this article will take you through each step. Note though, that password prote
What is encryption?
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Encryption is a way to hide information so private data is kept that way. Without encryption, anybody could access your communications. In this article, we go over how it works and some of the different types of encryption there are. The short expla
Is Dropbox secure?
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Dropbox is one of the biggest names in cloud storage, which is why you might be surprised to learn it doesn’t use the most secure encryption algorithms and doesn’t protect your privacy. While Dropbox is secure from outside attack, it has suffered da
is microsoft edge password manager safe
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Like most browsers, Microsoft Edge has a built-in password manager. Can you trust it, though? Is Microsoft Edge password manager safe? Overall, while Microsoft Edge password manager seems safe at first, there are some issues with the way it handles
How to recover deleted files
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Chances are you’ve deleted a file you shouldn’t have at some point. Getting it back isn’t always impossible, though, and with some foresight and smart use of software you might be able to recover it.  Let’s go over the best ways to recover accidenta
Chrome’s Incognito Mode is another form of privacy washing
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Update April 4, 2024 In December 2023, Google agreed to a settlement with the plaintiffs in this case, the day before it was set to go to trial. And on April 1, 2024, the terms of that agreement were made public. The settlement terms reveal the tru
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It’s never good to see that message pop up in Gmail: “You’re running low on storage space.” As the notification says, you might want to “Try freeing up space or purchase additional storage.” But what if neither option works for you? Luckily, you ca