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What are the risks of using Skype, Facebook, WhatsApp and Co.?

January 17, 2014



New technologies empower journalists and help them reach audiences all over the world. Their words, pictures and sounds can be transmitted around the globe in a matter of seconds. Many reporters use Skype, WhatsApp, Facebook, Google Mail, Tumblr, Blogger, WordPress and Dropbox to communicate, store data, collaborate and promote their work. But there are risks […]

Managing your online footprint on social networks

January 5, 2014


Photo: flickr/opensourceway

Social networks are wildly popular but can be pretty risky if you want or need to maintain privacy. Sharing is great – you just need to be careful about what kind of information you share and who you are sharing it with. A German IT security group released a report earlier this year on the […]

How to protect your Android device from hackers

January 5, 2014


Graphic: flickr/greyweed

Android is the most widely used mobile operating system worldwide and that makes it a tempting target for makers of malicious software. In fact, new reports come out disturbingly frequently about Android security holes, and the lion’s share of malware appears to be made for Android devices. So what’s a journalist using this operating system […]

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