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With over 4 billion active users and around 350 million messages sent daily, email is the most successful communications tool ever invented. Yet, it has probably been 15 or 20 years since email has primarily been about communications. Today, email i
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When you need to store digital files, you have two basic options: cloud storage and physical storage. Cloud storage lets you save files over the internet on servers operated by a cloud storage provider. These companies typically make backup copies o
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Google, along with several other Big Tech companies, are now trying to claim they are concerned about the state of privacy on the internet. Google’s CEO even wrote an opinion piece for The New York Times saying, “privacy must be equally available to
What is data privacy?
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Data privacy means keeping your personal data to yourself and controlling who you share it with. From social media to search, shopping, and streaming, we all share vast amounts of personal data daily in the digital economy. As AI becomes integrated
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Cloud storage is extremely safe. It’s arguably less risky than physical storage on your local device. But that doesn’t mean there are no security risks. We’ve identified a few key risks you should be aware of and explain how to mitigate them. 1. Acc
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The dark web is much like the regular World Wide Web we’re all familiar with, except that the dark web provides much greater privacy. The dark web has a reputation for being a place where you can find and contact drug dealers and hitmen. There’s tru
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A new social media app has entered the marketplace for your attention, courtesy of Meta. Threads, an apparent copycat of Twitter, lets you post 500-character, text-based updates and has a similar user interface. The app is part of Instagram, so you c
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The way most people share photos online is not private. Even if you search “share photos online privately”, the top results offer options like Facebook and Google Photos. These companies have access to your pictures, and Google Photos even scans and
How to block emails
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Learn how to stop unwanted emails on Gmail, Outlook, Proton Mail, and other major email services. Whether to stop spam, prevent phishing, block a stalker, or just better control your overflowing inbox, we all need to block unwanted messages at times
What is Authenticated Received Chain (ARC)?
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ARC allows email providers to verify that emails are genuine when they’re forwarded or sent from a mailing list. We all suffer from spam, and anyone can fall victim to phishing. And if you have your own email domain (like @yourname.com), fraudsters
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In the same way you can encrypt your emails or back up your digital documents in an encrypted vault, you can also encrypt your pictures so that no one else can access them. This article explains what image encryption means, why you might want your p