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If you're like most Internet users, you've probably created several accounts that you never use and have even forgotten about. You can use the emails about the updated privacy policies as a reminder to clean up your accounts.
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Spectre and Meltdown are two massive security vulnerabilities found in smartphone chips. If you have any devices with a processor, you're likely affected by these vulnerabilities. Desktops, laptops, cloud computers, smartphones and some internet of things devices are all affected. The vulnerability makes use of a feature of modern processors, called speculative execution. Security experts do… Continue reading Spectre/Meltdown