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Five Tips To Protect Yourself From Being Hacked

Five Tips To Protect Yourself From Being Hacked

Learn five simple things you can do to prevent your accounts from being hacked.

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HTTPS Everywhere Comes out of Beta, Supports 1000 Sites

HTTPS Everywhere Comes out of Beta, Supports 1000 Sites

HTTPS Everywhere has released its 1.0 version, moving out of beta and boasting secure HTTPS connections for over 1000 popular websites.

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Protecting Your Online Privacy

Protecting Your Online Privacy

Tor is free open source software that helps anyone become anonymous online, protecting yourself online from prying advertisers, websites and anyone that might be monitoring your Internet traffic.

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Ham Radio: Helping to Build a Fast and Free Internet

Ham Radio: Helping to Build a Fast and Free Internet

Two members of San Francisco hackerspace, Noisebridge, are looking to make an alternative network that’s modeled after the Internet that provides high-speed connectivity for a fraction of the cost of traditional internet service.

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When Tech Evolves

When Tech Evolves

For the last forty-five minutes, I have been perusing the California Academy of Sciences website, trying to think of a topic for this blog piece. It is 10 PM on the day before my entry is due, and I am doing what I have been doing since college – procrastinating! But now the Internet makes that so much more time consuming. Going through the pages and sifting ideas to see what might work, I am drawn into how technology and the Internet are making so much available to the public, and how information interacts at so many intersections. You just need to look at the Academy's website for examples.

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