Category Archives: Know your Rights

Engadget

Now that we know about the Heartbleed bug that allows access to sensitive internet data usually locked down by OpenSSL encryption, Google is of course one of the internet services hard at work applying fixes. The folks in Mountain View … Continue reading

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Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over … Continue reading

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Obamacare and you: Do I have to have Obamacare? – CSMonitor.com

I’m not really political, but people have asked me about this quite a bit. “I don’t know why, so don’t ask”. So here it is I found the most straight forward article I could find and here it is… STR … Continue reading

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10 Things You Need to Know About Driver’s License Points

Scoring points is a good thing, unless it’s on your driving record. Still, if you know how your state’s point system works, you’ll have a better game plan for keeping your license —and your auto insurance rates low.  READ MORE … Continue reading

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Comcast’s internet access program for low-income families will continue indefinitely

Comcast’s Internet Essentials program was originally supposed to wind down this June, roughly three years after its launch in the wake of the NBC merger. However, the company has had a lot of success with the initiative — enough so … Continue reading

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FBI can secretly turn on laptop cameras without the indicator light

Scary. Insane. Ridiculous. Invasive. Wrong. The Washington Post reports that the FBI has had the ability to secretly activate a computers camera \”without triggering the light that lets users know it is recording\” for years now. What in the hell … Continue reading

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How to Lock Down Facebook Privacy

Facebook privacy settings are complex and, to make things more difficult, they change on a regular basis.We explored how to lock down your Facebook accounts privacy settings, for both your public profile and under the hood. Follow this simple step-by-step … Continue reading

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