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Security Smart, Fall 2017: Password myths debunked!

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Highlights from the Fall 2017 issue:

4 Common Password Myths Debunked
Much of the standard password advice really needs some additional context to be helpful. Here are some ubiquitous password myths, clarified.

IRS Scams: What You Need to Know Now
IRS scams are so widespread that they’ve affected how the agency works, delaying legitimate refunds to many taxpayers.

7 Signs an Email Is Bad News
Back away from an incoming email if you spot any of these issues. 

Should You Buy a Kid-Tracking Smartwatch?
Researchers discover security flaws in smartwatches designed for children.

6 Tips for Road Warriors
Take these steps to keep your devices—and the data they contain—safe.

Time to Discard Your Old Device? Wipe It First!
40% of secondhand smartphones, tablets and hard drives were found to contain the previous owner’s personal information, from credit card numbers to company data.

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