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By Suzanna Kaye | Wednesday, June 17, 2015

5 Safety Tips for Using Password Managers Like LastPass

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With the latest news of suspicious activity in the LastPass password management database, it’s a good time to think more about how to protect our online privacy and data.

Here are a few ways to make sure your passwords remain safe when using any password management software:

By Nick Brazzi | Wednesday, January 7, 2015

What's New at CES 2015? Solar Chargers and Smart Credit Cards

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I’m here exploring the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with my fellow lynda.com authors Jess Stratton and Garrick Chow. CES is a gigantic trade show that spotlights new technology and consumer products.

I’m looking for unique and unexpected gadgets to share with you. But with over 5,000 exhibitors on site, there’s no way to show you everything at CES 2015. So I’ll focus on a few items that should be particularly interesting to lynda.com users.

By Garrick Chow | Thursday, September 4, 2014

Has Celebrity Photo Hack Got You Paranoid? Get Secure


As you may have heard, earlier this week several celebrities had photos of a personal nature stolen from their computers or mobile devices, which were then shared and distributed online.

The celebrity photo hack story is still unfolding, and while it’s not completely clear how their devices and cloud-based accounts were accessed in each case, we thought this would be a good time to review some basic steps you should be following to make sure your personal files—and your internet privacy—are secure.

By Jess Stratton | Wednesday, May 14, 2014

4 Tips for Teaching Your Kids Browser Safety

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If you have kids, then your computer, phone, or tablet may be chock full of protective measures, as it should be. You’ve also most likely talked to your children about browser safety– where they are allowed to go online, what they are allowed to post, and whom they should tell if they come across something inappropriate.

However, it’s not uncommon for a child to go to a friend’s house or a public kiosk computer that lacks those protective measures you’ve put in place at home.

Here are four browser safety tips to help your kids navigate some hazards of the Internet—and suggestions for turning those tips into teachable moments.

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