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Ultimate guide to protecting your identity with IRS IP PINs
Our comprehensive guide on IRS IP PINs. How to apply, unlock benefits, and safeguard your identity against tax fraud in 2024.
Published: February 28, 2024 ·5 min read
Is ChatGPT safe? A cybersecurity guide for 2024
How safe is ChatGPT? Learn important security risks and tips for staying safer as you explore the ChatGPT app and what it can do.
Published: December 22, 2023 ·10 min
How to tell if your phone is tracked, tapped, or monitored by spy software
Worried that your phone is being tapped? Read more of our expert advice on how to tell if your phone is tapped, tracked, or monitored by spy software.
Published: December 06, 2023 ·11 min

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What is the dark web and how do you access it?
The dark web sounds ominous, but many people use it for enhanced privacy and security. Learn how to access it plus tips to stay safe while browsing.
Published: July 19, 2023 ·3 min read
Is that message a scam? Ask the AI behind Genie
In our digital lives, cyber threats evolve faster than ever. Norton is taking a groundbreaking leap with Genie, our latest innovation in scam detection and cybersecurity.
Published: January 17, 2024 ·6 min read
How to find hidden cameras: 10 detection methods
Be it a hotel or vacation rental, you may wonder about hidden cameras. Follow this guide to learn how to find hidden cameras and help protect your privacy.
Published: December 21, 2022 ·2 min read
14 cryptocurrency scams to avoid in 2024
Discover the latest tactics used in cryptocurrency scams. Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to protect your investments and your cryptocurrency assets.
Published: January 04, 2024 ·14 min read
Hard drive failure: Causes + how to check
If your device isn't working properly, it may be a result of hard drive failure. Learn why hard drives fail, the causes, and how to spot it.
Published: April 02, 2024 ·11 min read
How to wipe a hard drive on Windows + Mac devices
Ready to wipe your hard drive? Learn how to wipe a hard drive on Windows or Mac to give your computer a fresh start.
Updated: April 02, 2024 ·13 min read
How to clean your PC software and hardware: A total guide
Is your computer overdue for a deep clean? Follow this guide to learn how to clean PC hardware and software, from cleaning your keyboard to deleting unused files.
Published: April 02, 2024 ·10 min read

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What is identity management? A guide for users
Identity management helps keep unauthorized users out of your files, accounts, and more. Learn how.
Published: April 03, 2024 ·6 min read
How does a VPN work? + Tips to use one effectively
A VPN works by encrypting the traffic between a device and a network to create a secure tunnel for your online traffic.
Updated: March 22, 2024 ·9 min read
13 benefits of a VPN you might not know about
There are many benefits of using a VPN, including hiding your private browsing history, avoiding data throttling, and dodging censorship.
Updated: February 26, 2024 ·9 min read

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What is a third-party app? Examples and potential risks
Third-party apps are apps that you can download onto your smart devices from an app store that wasn’t developed or supported by the operating system maker.
Published: November 13, 2023 ·6 min
What is a honeypot and how does it work?
Honeypots are cyber traps used to lure and track hackers. Learn more about how honeypots work in cybersecurity and the different types.
Published: October 06, 2023 ·7 min
How do I get rid of pop-up ads on my phone?
Pop-up ads and alerts are disruptive, and they can be a security risk too. Learn how to get rid of pop-ups on Android and iPhone.
Published: July 20, 2023 ·3 min

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