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The Art of Invisibility

No matter how many data breaches there are, personal data stolen, and stories about hackers and government spying, it seems many people still bury their heads in the sand about security in the electronic world now embedded in our lives.

Here’s a couple tips to protect yourself and thwart corporate Big Brother from tracking your every move:

First, get yourself Firefox web browser and use its Enhanced Tracking Protection features (set on custom).

Second, activate its Facebook Container add-on so Facebook can’t snoop on you while you’re off FB.

Then enable HTTPSEverywhere which turns on HTTPS encryption automatically on sites that support it.

Finally, install duckduckgo as your default search engine, one of the few that doesn’t collect personal information, ever.

Of course there are other basic tips, like spending some money on a strong security package, but remember this: Don’t expect someone else to protect you, certainly not the government who spies just as much as the companies they pretend to regulate.

And do yourself a favor, buy Kevin Mitnick’s book, The Art of Invisibility. The notorious hacker who went legit, details in his book what goes on in the shadows of the internet and every smart and connected device you own. If Mitnick’s book doesn’t convince you to pay attention, I’m not sure what will. His tips are priceless for protecting yourself from intrusion, and for those who wave off privacy because they have nothing to hide, consider this:

You may not have anything to hide, but you have everything to protect.

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Join the War, Choose a Side

Follow on Facebook for more on books, writing, and the War Among the Shadows.

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Join the War, Choose a Side on Facebook

I have relaunched my author page on Facebook. Originally, I had it set up under my book series name, but it makes more sense to be under my name as the series grows (which is how most authors set up their author FB — today’s free social media tip). You’ll see some shared posts from this site, but new content as well. More coming soon, so be sure to join the War Among the Shadows on Facebook right now. Are you ready?

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War Among the Shadows Spills onto Facebook

Finally, on Facebook right here. This site will still be the main source on books and writing, but now it will be easy for everyone to connect. So head over to FB and let’s get linked up.

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