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Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues December 2018

Before the end of 2018, please take some time to catch-up with the cyber related updates provided by Pete Weiss every week on LLRX. Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly complex and wide ranging ways technology is used to compromise and diminish our privacy and security, often without our situational awareness. They key to all the issues that Pete reviews are that they require us to take some kind of action – we cannot simply scroll down and click away. Each week we are deluged by information that we dodge for many reasons. But as privacy, security and data protection issues continually hammer away all facets of our lives with no reasonable expectation for these challenges to diminish, when you decide to whittle away at that checklist of things that you must do, Pete had your back.

Five significant highlights of Pete’s December 22, 2018 column include: Market volatility: Fake news spooks trading algorithms; Hackers Find a Way to Bypass Gmail Two-Factor Authentication; It’s Time for a Bill of Data Rights; Turning Off Facebook Location Services Doesn’t Stop Tracking; and Russia and 2016: Troll group sought to recruit ‘assets’ through social media, Senate told.

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