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Home Automation Buying Advice for Privacy

As Black Friday is approaching, security experts put a spotlight on the risks of IoT With the shopping season approaching, it’s likely that internet-connected gadgets and toys will be a popular item on many Canadians’ wish lists, as more than 92% of Canadians use IoT (Internet of Things) devices in their households. However, cybersecurity experts warn: Internet of Things devices can quickly go from fun to creepy, depending on how hackable they are. “Enormous Black Friday discounts can rush customers into buying some very questionable gadgets. However, Internet of Things devices are widely known among experts for low security measures they usually have installed. There is a joke going around: ‘The S in IoT stands for security’. So, it’s best to think before bringing any new IoT device to your household, as it can easily compromise the whole network,” says digital security expert at NordVPN Daniel Markuson. Globally, 1.5 billion

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Tips for Protecting Your Digital Privacy

Every day it seems, we hear about yet another tech company suffering a data breach and the stress of an identity theft kicks in to our brains. As we increasingly spend more time online from our smartphones and tablets to laptops and TV set top boxes for streaming, it means more apps and services tracking us. Protecting your digital privacy and online data has become more important. So we’ve put together some steps you can take to protect your data and your privacy. Facebook The big blue elephant in the room. Facebook had over 500 Million perspn records stolen recently and perhaps typically annoying of Facebook, they’re not even going to tell you if it was your data that was stolen. When it comes to tracking personal data, packaging it up and selling it to anyone who wants it, Facebook is the worst. So what can you do? For starters,

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