Category: computer access control

How to Protect Your Student Laptop and Accounts From Hackers

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Cyberattacks are a huge risk, and they’re on the rise. College students—especially those who are away from home, bringing their devices to class, or frequently connecting to public wifi—may be particularly vulnerable to hacks and cybercrime. Here’s how they can avoid becoming a victim of a cyberattack.

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How to Enable Mac's New Built-In Two-Factor Authenticator (and Why You Should)

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In case you haven’t heard us preach about this issue before, you really should be using two-factor authentication for all your important accounts. An extra layer of added security, with a six-digit passcode that’s regenerated every 30 seconds, is essential for keeping your digital accounts safe and secure. But the…

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How to Find and Delete All Your Old, Unused Accounts

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We all have accounts we no longer use, but some apps and websites make deleting your profile a pain. In those cases, simply ignoring them is an easier option. However, unused accounts are a major security threat—all it takes is one successful data break or credential-stuffing attack to potentially compromise your…

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