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Netiquette: Is it OK to share pictures of someone else's kids online?

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  https://youtu.be/Y_OstT4vunA Here’s a question a concerned parent asked Avast: “Dear Avast, I recently hosted a birthday party for my child. I want to post the photos on social media, but I'm not sure if it's OK to post pictures of my kid's friends online. What should I do?” Avast was happy to share the correct Netiquette that should be used any time you share someone else’s photo online. This is especially important when the photo is of a minor child. You can read the whole article on this topic by Emma McGowan on the Avast Blog:  https://bit.ly/3xQi8mO

Weekly Security News Roundup w/e 9-23-2022

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  https://youtu.be/aHF-Fxl19MU Security-related news thanks mostly to Avast Software. https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc I'm just a messenger. They do most of the challenging research. Links to the articles referenced in this video are part of the video show notes.

One Attacker - Two Victims

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  https://youtu.be/nMBoPFLX7E8 The Lapsus$ gang seems to be behind both Uber and Rockstar Games breaches. Both hacks show that social engineering works, and threat actors don't even go through too much trouble using automated attack tools. This video was inspired by an article in Cybernews:  https://bit.ly/3UtkOR0

Is free Wi-Fi safe?

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  https://youtu.be/W8ygs0hDtz8 You need to know this before you hook into that free Wi-Fi and get more than you bargained for. My thanks to Emma McGowan for her article which inspired this video. You’ll find her article at the link listed:  https://blog.avast.com/is-free-wi-fi-really-safe-avast Avast One Essential -  https://www.avast.com/en-us/index-t2#pc

Quick Windows Speed-up

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  https://youtu.be/Txj1v5IN3ew Making Windows boot faster.

Has Your Medical Device Been Hacked

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  https://youtu.be/5pIA_tKRJg0 Roughly a third of all connected devices have insecure defaults, such as no or weak password protection or poor software design, that make them ripe for exploits. My thanks to David Strom, (  https://blog.avast.com/author/david-strom  ) for his excellent article on this topic. You can read the whole article here: https://blog.avast.com/hacked-medical-devices

Weekly Security News Roundup WE 9-16-2022

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  https://youtu.be/JQqbHtVv68Q Security-related news thanks mostly to Avast Software. https://www.avast.com/en-us/index#pc I'm just a messenger. They do most of the challenging research. Links to the articles referenced in this video are part of the video show notes.

Using the New Stories Function in Screencast-O-Matic

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  https://youtu.be/wPnXAT039GA Screencast-O-Matic added a new feature called Stories to it's product. This shows you how I use this new feature while creating my Weekly Avast Security News Roundup video.  https://screencast-o-matic.com/