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The 6 Spots to Never Install a Home Security Camera

April 29th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “The 6 Spots to Never Install a Home Security Camera”

“System design and camera placement are critical to effectively and legally keeping your home and family safe.”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security

Home security and peace of mind in protecting our families continue to live at the forefront of the minds of many homeowners. In our security-focused universe, where home (and business) security cameras have become ubiquitous, it’s crucial to carefully consider their placement to ensure both security and privacy. A recent article by Tyler Lacoma for cnet.com explores the often-overlooked issue of where not to place home security cameras. From sensitive areas within your home to legally restricted zones, Lacoma provides valuable insights into safeguarding your security system’s effectiveness without compromising on privacy or legality.

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What is Digital Identity Theft? How to Spot, React and Report it

April 17th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “What is Digital Identity Theft? How to Spot, React and Report it”

“Digital identity theft can be devastating. Knowing how to spot and prevent it is imperative.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

As we continue toward increased digital dependency, safeguarding our online identity is more crucial than ever. But what exactly is digital identity theft, and how does it threaten our security? This comprehensive guide by the team at bitdefender.com explores the depths of digital identity theft, its various forms, and its devastating impacts on individuals and businesses. If you are concerned with the integrity of your personal or business information, dive in and learn about the complexities of this pervasive cyber threat and discover essential tips to protect yourself in the digital realm.

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Why Hacker Tactics Are Shifting To Cookie Theft: Expert

April 8th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Why Hacker Tactics Are Shifting To Cookie Theft: Expert”

“Don’t look now, but hackers are getting fat off your cookies, too!”

Glenn Baruck, eDot

As online security measures continue to evolve, so do the tactics employed by bad actors and hackers. As digital privacy is increasingly paramount to business and our personal lives, cybercriminals constantly adapt their strategies to bypass security protocols. One such technique gaining traction among hackers is the theft of cookies, a seemingly innocuous element of browsing that can harbor sensitive information. In this article by Senior Editor Kyle Alspach for crn.com, we explore the reasons behind this shift in hacker tactics and the implications for individuals and organizations.

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Wi-Fi Hacking Happens. Here Are 10 Expert-Recommended Tips to Prevent It

April 1st, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “Wi-Fi Hacking Happens. Here Are 10 Expert-Recommended Tips to Prevent It”

“Sound advice to help you keep your home network secure.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

Our homes are more connected than ever, and ensuring the security of our Wi-Fi networks is ever more challenging and important. With increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, safeguarding your network becomes a necessity rather than a luxury. In this article for cnet.com, author David Anders delves into the top 10 tips to bolster your Wi-Fi security and thwart potential hackers. From updating firmware to employing robust encryption methods, these strategies will empower you to fortify your digital fortress and preserve your online privacy.

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E-books are fast becoming tools of corporate surveillance

March 11th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “E-books are fast becoming tools of corporate surveillance”

“Keep reading, but if you value your privacy, maybe return to paperbacks or hardcovers?

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security

e-books have emerged as convenient tools for accessing information. However, a new dimension has surfaced regarding their usage: corporate surveillance. As explored in a recent Fast Company article by authors Lia Holland and Jade Pfaefflin Bounds for fastcompany.com, e-books are increasingly becoming avenues through which corporations collect data on readers’ habits and preferences. This evolving trend raises pertinent questions about privacy and the extent to which our digital activities are monitored.

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Romance Scammers Are After More Than Hearts This Valentine’s Day

February 7th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “Romance Scammers Are After More Than Hearts This Valentine’s Day”

“Hold on to your heart and your personal info before you take the leap! “

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is in the air – but so are romance scams. In our digital world, where “love” connections are made online, it’s essential to be vigilant against fraudulent schemes that prey on romantic aspirations. From fake profiles to elaborate ploys, these scams can lead to financial loss and emotional distress for unsuspecting victims. In this article by Bree Fowler for cnet.com, Bree exposes the tactics used by scammers and provides tips on how to protect yourself and your loved ones from falling victim to Valentine’s Day romance scams.

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