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Privacy Tips for Working at Home (Parts 1-2 of 3)

Part 1: updated 4/14/20 Part 2: updated 4/20/20 Starting in March 2020, cities and states across the US began implementing ‘stay-at-home/ shelter-in-place’ recommendations for any non-essential workforce to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and your average worker has started working at home instead of in the office. In this 3 part series, we’re going […]

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Contact tracing by Apple and Google: is privacy dead?

Apple and Google mobile operating systems will offer a common way for anyone’s smartphone to log its location and the location of all the other phones it has been in close proximity to each day.  In essence, imagine a Facebook “social graph” of all your Facebook family and friends and their connections – but instead […]

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This is why credit card fraud is still a problem even after chip cards.

Credit Cards Are More Secure, But Credit Card Fraud Continues to Grow As US credit/debit-card point-of-sale security measures have improved, counterfeiters and payments-scams operators have increasingly moved online, and the tools and methods they employ credit card fraud have become both more diverse and more effective.  In 2020, the risk-return of stealing credit/debit card data […]

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Safe Secure Private Holiday Shopping with Blur’s Masked Credit Cards

Between Cyber Monday Dec 2nd 2019 and Christmas Eve December 24th – or perhaps December 25th with Amazon same day delivery – US consumers will spend over $100 billion dollars on e-commerce holiday shopping primarily by going online and using hundreds of millions of traditional plastic credit cards from Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover to […]

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Update: Blur and Safari v. 12.0.3

In a previous blog post, we wrote how Apple changed their framework for extensions like Blur when they released Safari v. 12.0. This previous change only impacted the way that Blur could be installed in Safari, and at the time, Blur performed perfectly normal in Safari v. 12.0.  Unfortunately with Apple’s latest update of Safari, […]

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