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How Secure are Digital Wallets and Mobile Payments (Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, PayPal, etc.)?

How Secure are Digital Wallets and Mobile Payments (Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, PayPal, etc.)?

A Defending Digital fan listened to a podcast episode I shared about securing your credit and debit cards, then she said, I’d be interested in listening to/ reading more about…

How to Use OpenDNS for Free Home Internet Security & Filtering

How to Use OpenDNS for Free Home Internet Security & Filtering

If I told you there’s a way to get basic Internet security and web filtering for your whole house for free, would you be interested? I was when I first…

Don’t Share Your Birth Date Online

Don’t Share Your Birth Date Online

Don’t you love being bombarded with “Happy Birthday!” messages on Facebook and other social channels? Love it or not, the fact that others know your birthday increases your risk of…

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Why Are You Getting So Much Spam? And How to Stop it

Why Are You Getting So Much Spam? And How to Stop it

If you use email, text/SMS messaging, or other messengers, you know the pain of spam. It wastes time, can deliver malware, and can give hackers access to your data and…

Best GPS Watches for Kids: Know Where Your Child Is?

Best GPS Watches for Kids: Know Where Your Child Is?

Have you ever wondered where your young child is? Do I even need to ask? Have you ever wished you could quickly and easily communicate with your child when they’re…

Smart Social Review: Need Social Media Safety Tutorials?

Smart Social Review: Need Social Media Safety Tutorials?

I’m on a mission to help people protect themselves and their families online, and I love discovering others with the same mission. Smart Social has a membership program with many…

Android Security & Privacy Guide

Android Security & Privacy Guide

Android is the dominant mobile operating system (OS) in the world, running on over 72% of mobile devices, and it runs on over 39% of mobile devices in the US.…

Windows 10 Security & Privacy Guide

Windows 10 Security & Privacy Guide

Microsoft Windows is the dominant desktop operating system (OS), running on over 65% of desktops and laptops in the US, and over 77% in the world. That’s a lot of…

Best Browser VPN: Is Your Web Traffic Protected?

Best Browser VPN: Is Your Web Traffic Protected?

Want to protect your web browsing traffic when you’re on public Wi-Fi? Did you know there are browser extensions and browsers that can protect your traffic from eavesdroppers? Let’s explore…