This post was originally titled “Tech Danger Alert!” but I have since turned it into a “Best” list.
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Readers are probably aware of the massive Google Docs Phishing effort going on, but I figured it couldn’t hurt to send this alert – read about it at:
Did Someone Just Share a Random Google Doc With You? is from The Atlantic.
Hey: Don’t Click That Weird Google Docs Link You Just Got (and Tell Your Mom Not to Click, Either) is from New York Magazine.
Email Attack Hits Google: What to Do if You Clicked is from The New York Times.
And, while you’re at it, read this new Harvard Business Journal piece, Why You Really Need to Stop Using Public Wi-Fi.
Public Wi-Fi Users Neglect Basic Security Precautions Against Hackers is from NBC News.
Free Wi-Fi Doesn’t Mean Safe Wi-Fi, And Neither Does Having the Password is from NBC News.
How to Protect Your Information Online is from The New York Times.
5 New Year’s Resolutions to Protect Your Technology is from The New York Times.
UPDATED PASSWORD ADVICE: WHAT TEACHERS AND STUDENTS NEED TO KNOW is from The Edublogger.
Why You Shouldn’t Use Facebook to Log In to Other Sites is a useful tip from The NY Times.
Protecting Your Internet Accounts Keeps Getting Easier. Here’s How to Do It. is from The NY Times.
What is Two-Factor Authentication? – And Why You Should Use It is from Richard Byrne.
You might want to think twice before plugging in at an airport or on the train. Public USB ports and cables can be loaded with malware that infects devices, giving hackers a way in. https://t.co/q13uB4wXtq
— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 18, 2019