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Fortnite Scams Are Even Worse Than You Thought - 1 views

    If you are a college student or anyone else and you play online video games (fortnite, clash of clans, etc), you should be on the lookout for scams. They usually target people who aren't willing to pay for in-game currency, and none of them ever give what they promise.

Facebook Hack Compromised 30 Million People, Exposing Phone Numbers, Emails - 0 views

    College students should be on the lookout for breaches in their social media accounts. In this digital age, college kids put most of their information on their social media accounts and should take the necessary precautions to create secure passwords.

How the modern world depends on encryption - BBC News - 0 views

    This article discusses how there needs to be advanced cryptography in many facets of life for a person in the modern era from credit cards to phone calls to ATMS. It also describes how encryption uses such a large number of combinations, a brute force attack will never worm

Google's Student Data-Mining Scandal | National Review - 2 views

    "Over the past four years, Google has admitted 'scanning and indexing' student email messages and data mining student users for commercial gain." What to take away? Data mining is present everywhere and better encryption is becoming more and more relevant in the digital life of a college student in 2018.

The Importance of Understanding Encryption in Cybersecurity - 0 views

    Any sensitive information that could be accessed by hackers should be encrypted, especially when communicating over wireless networks. Make sure to keep your private key confidential.

What is cryptography? | TechRadar - 0 views

    This article, combined with the guide to staying completely anonymous on the internet linked at the end of it, suggest that one of the easiest ways to be anonymous online is to use a private browser like Ghostery, or a private search engine like DuckDuckGo. These services don't track your information the same way that Google does, making your online browsing experience more private and secure.

Setting Up Your Tech on the Assumption You'll Be Hacked - 3 views

    Advice: Be careful with what information is stored on online devices. Always assume that the information can be leaked so you are never too vulnerable to an attack. Keep a strong password to protect your information

20 ways to keep your internet identity safe from hackers | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

    Advice: Never store sensitive information on websites; add a DNS service; ignore pop-ups

Protecting Your Digital Life in 9 Easy Steps - 0 views

    The first piece of advice in the article for protecting personal information is to download Signal, the encrypted messaging service we discussed in class.

A Student's Need-to-Know Guide to Web Security - - 1 views

    1. Don't download free media. 2. Don't overshare personal information on social media accounts. 3. Change passwords regularly. 4. Be cautious on public networks and computers.
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