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Best practices to keep your data safe while away from home

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Backup Storing all crucial files from your connected devices onto an external hard drive or the cloud would not only free up some valuable space on your phone but will also minimize the number of memories you will lose in the unlikely event of misplacing a smartphone, tablet, or a laptop. Creating a backup gives you the peace of mind that even if things go sideways, you will be able to retrieve all important files. Limit social media travel announcements We understand that it may be tempting to share your destination with the public, but sometimes keeping it to yourself is the safer option. Criminals often...

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10 tips for browsing safely

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10 tips for browsing safely Keep your browser and any plugins updated Web browsers are often your first point of contact with the internet no matter what device you are using. Developers release frequent updates to ensure you can experience the latest the web has to offer – more than ever websites are taking advantage of all the new features enabled by HTML5 video and audio, advanced styling and improved speeds. Many sites have stopped supporting older versions browsers, due to compatibility and security concerns. Hackers often target vulnerabilities in web browsers which is why the companies that make them...

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The highs of cryptocurrency investment

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The highs of cryptocurrency investment  In December 2018, Bitcoin (BTC) reached its lowest point of the year, with each virtual coin worth about $3,200. Over the next sixth months, demand helped to raise values significantly. By the end of May, BTC breached the $10,000 mark. Four weeks later and coins were worth $12,867. The currency quadrupled in value over the course of a few months, helping to create some seriously rich cryptocurrency investors. The lows of cryptocurrency investment Within the span of a few hours today though, everything changed. In the span of one hour, Bitcoin lost $1,000 in value....

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