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« Reply #6960 on: January 26, 2024, 01:17:24 AM »

Simple advice to follow to prevent
becoming a victim of Identity Theft

https://youtu.be/HXV6PgsCfD8
Identity Theft Awareness Week 2024 starts on January 29.
The following information is offered to help you avoid becoming a victim.
See the video show notes for additional references.
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« Reply #6961 on: January 26, 2024, 09:08:09 PM »

Weekly Security News Roundup WE 1-26-2024

https://youtu.be/Z86p-3YAW2A
This week's important Security News gathered from many sources across the internet.
Links to the articles referenced in this video are part of the video show notes.
Check if you're affected by the Mega Breach: https://cybernews.com/personal-data-leak-check/
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Re: SECURITY WARNINGS & Notices - Please post them here
« Reply #6962 on: January 31, 2024, 10:21:58 PM »

Today's Digital Battlefield -
How AI is Protecting Us from Cybercrime

https://youtu.be/eY73wMPgr_c
The battle against cybercrime is a continuous one, but AI offers a beacon of hope.
By understanding the diverse threats and leveraging the power of AI, we can build
a more secure digital future, one byte at a time. Remember, while AI is a powerful tool,
it's crucial to practice safe online habits like using a reputable Antivirus,
strong passwords and being cautious about suspicious links and emails.
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« Reply #6963 on: February 01, 2024, 05:11:28 PM »

AI and Deepfake Porn - Nothing New

https://youtu.be/jGN5wpW_pqs
After AI-generated pornographic images of Taylor Swift went viral on X,
we're left asking: What does this mean for the future of AI?
My thanks to Emma McGowan for her article and Avast's Threat Intelligence Director,
Michal Salát for his expertise in providing this insight on an important although disturbing topic.
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« Reply #6964 on: February 03, 2024, 01:17:44 AM »

Weekly Security News Roundup WE 2-2-2024

https://youtu.be/xY1oEZaCrQQ
This week's important Security News gathered from many sources across the internet.
Links to the articles referenced in this video are part of the video show notes.
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« Reply #6965 on: February 05, 2024, 04:05:17 PM »

Phishing Frenzy - Don't Be the Catch

https://youtu.be/SPDCG_zSIoQ
By using the tools and knowledge provided in this guide,
you can navigate the digital world with confidence,
leaving the phishers floundering in your wake.
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« Reply #6966 on: February 06, 2024, 03:36:55 PM »

Safer Internet Day: Navigating the Digital World with Care

In the vast expanse of the digital universe, Safer Internet Day stands as a beacon of awareness, guiding netizens towards a more secure and positive online experience. Celebrated globally in February, this day is a call to action for everyone to contribute to a safer internet, particularly for the younger generation.

What is Safer Internet Day?

Initiated in Europe in 2003 and now observed in over 100 countries, Safer Internet Day is a community-led effort to promote responsible, respectful, and creative use of technology¹². It's a day dedicated to empowering users, especially children and young people, to navigate the internet safely.

Why is it Important?

The internet is a double-edged sword; while it offers immense knowledge and connectivity, it also poses risks like cyberbullying, fraud, and exposure to inappropriate content. Safer Internet Day emphasizes education and dialogue about online safety to protect users from these dangers.

Steps Towards a Safer Internet - Here are a few pointers to foster a safer digital environment:

Educate and Engage: Talk to children about the potential risks online and encourage them to share their internet experiences.
Use Privacy Settings: Adjust privacy settings on social media and other platforms to control who sees your information.
Strong Passwords: Create complex passwords and change them regularly to secure your accounts.
Think Before You Click: Be wary of suspicious links and offers that seem too good to be true to avoid scams and malware.
Report and Support: If you encounter harmful content or behavior, report it to the platform and support those affected.

Remember, a safer internet is not just a one-day affair but a continuous journey. Let's join hands and pledge to make every day a Safer Internet Day!

For more information and resources, visit the official Safer Internet Day websites:
https://www.saferinternetday.org/
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« Reply #6967 on: February 06, 2024, 06:31:02 PM »

Deepfakes Gone Deep -
When Can You Believe What You See Online?

https://youtu.be/D6JsomMlWIU
The Future of Deepfakes - Deepfakes are here to stay, and their potential impact is immense.
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« Reply #6968 on: February 06, 2024, 08:49:55 PM »
Keep up the good work, Bob.  Appreciate you.
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« Reply #6969 on: February 06, 2024, 09:30:50 PM »
Keep up the good work, Bob.  Appreciate you.
Thanks, I appreciate that. :)
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« Reply #6970 on: February 08, 2024, 03:36:54 PM »

Phishing Email - Don't get Hooked

https://youtu.be/FZnoOS4ZXXc
Dissecting a phishing email. What you should look for,
what to avoid and what to do after you've received it.
Phishing is the most prevalent form of malware in 2024.
You are the bait, but you don't have to fall for it.
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« Reply #6971 on: February 10, 2024, 02:12:31 AM »

Weekly Security News Roundup WE 2-9-2024

https://youtu.be/xW5Uj0Yk4rk
This week's important Security News gathered from many sources across the internet.
Links to the articles referenced in this video are part of the video show notes.
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« Reply #6972 on: February 11, 2024, 06:20:04 PM »

The Dark Web Explained: What It Is and How to Stay Safe

https://youtu.be/AKN3Rhdyui4
The Dark Web is a complex and multifaceted part of the internet.
While it can be a tool for privacy and free speech, it also harbors
dangers that require careful navigation.
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« Reply #6973 on: February 12, 2024, 11:39:13 PM »

Cybersecurity Hygiene - Essential Practices to Stay Safe Online

https://youtu.be/E5bIzyfQEB8
Cybersecurity hygiene doesn't need to be complicated or overwhelming.
By building the habits outlined in this video into your digital life,
you significantly reduce your risk of falling victim to cyberattacks.
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« Reply #6974 on: February 13, 2024, 03:35:24 PM »

Don't Let a Hacker Steal Your Heart This Valentine's Day

https://youtu.be/C4gOsce5EtQ
Love Wisely Online - This Valentine's Day, while you're searching for love
or celebrating it, remember to stay cyber safe. I used Copilot, Gemini and Pictory.ai
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