Facebook’s own research reveals the harm that Instagram can inflict.

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Facebook’s own research reveals the harm that Instagram can inflict

For years, people have accused Instagram of being bad for young people, particularly young women. It turns that Instagram’s owner, Facebook, agrees.
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Apple releases emergency update: Patch, but don’t panic

Apple released a fix for iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches that fixes a vulnerability exploited by Pegasus. On un-patched devices, the zero-click spyware can install itself with no interaction from users.
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What are computer cookies?

Cookies make the Internet friendly and easier to use. Unfortunately, there’s a certain type of cookie that has led to most of the problems we have come to associate with them: third-party cookies.
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What is the Dark Web? The Dark Web explained

There’s a part of the web you’ve never seen before and, yet, your personal information is probably there for sale to the highest bidder. It’s called the Dark Web.
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Lock and Code podcast

Why backups aren’t a “silver bullet” against ransomware

This episode of Lock and Code, learn all about backing up your data, common backup pitfalls, and why backups are not just a “set-it-and-forget-it” solution to today’s thorniest cybersecurity problem.
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