Tag Archives: security

Detect Password Leaks with SpyCloud

We’ve all heard of high-profile data leaks, but how do you know when your email address is associated with a password breach? SpyCloud is a free service which notifies you when any email address you use has been part of a data breach. It’s simple: Just enter in your email address, and SpyCloud will tell you [...]

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How to Make 6 Secret Household Hiding Spots

We could all use a secret stash sometimes. Whether for emergency cash, temporarily storing valuables (like during an open house), or keeping a spare set of keys outside, a deceptive hiding place can be quite handy when the need arises. While there are lots of “secret vaults” you can buy online, there are also easy [...]

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Stop Snoops with Snowden’s “Haven”

Edward Snowden has developed an app which he hopes will help everyday citizens use the technology inside of smartphones to help catch snoops. The app is called “Haven.” As reported by The Verge: “Installed on a cheap burner Android device, Haven sends notifications to your personal, main phone in the event that your laptop has been [...]

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Protect Your Accounts with YubiKey

Passwords are no longer enough when it comes to shielding your personal information from snoops and hackers. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is the next standard for securing logins to your most sensitive accounts. Not familiar with 2FA? You can get a quick overview here. From the primer: “Two Factor Authentication, also known as 2FA, two step verification [...]

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Copy & Share Keys with KeyMe

Here’s an interesting app you may want to try if you find yourself frequently in the position of having to share keys or provide copies in person. KeyMe allows you to save, copy, and share your existing keys via its app. You can have copies of keys mailed, or have keys instantly duplicated at one [...]

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Reconnect with Your Privacy with Disconnect.me

If you’ve ever felt like your right to privacy online is impossible to preserve, you might want to check out a tool designed to help you fight back against ad tracking, malware, and those snooping programs which sap your battery life. Disconnect.me claims to “defend the digital you.” Used by over 50 million people worldwide, the [...]

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Secure Your Communication with ProtonMail

As a real estate agent, you deal with a lot of sensitive information on your clients’ behalf. In a world where online security breaches and identity theft are rampant, you might consider upgrading your email security with ProtonMail. ProtonMail is a secure email provider based in Switzerland. Not only does the service offer end-to-end encryption, but [...]

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Realtor Safety Applies Online, Too

Be a safe agent! Tips to remember for protecting yourself online and off.

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Browse Fast & Be Private with Firefox Focus

If internet speeds keep getting faster, why do so many websites seem to be getting slower? In a word: Advertising. More than ever we’re being tracked across the web. Behavior tracking is used to build profiles of who we are, what we like, and how we can be best marketed to on a click-by-click basis. [...]

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Is Your Password Strong Enough?

The security of your privacy and your clients’ privacy begins with strong passwords. If you’ve never thought too much about the complexity of your passwords and how well your information is protected, you may want to check out this article “Best Practices for Password Mindfulness.” One interesting tool featured in the article is the website [...]

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