* How Proton Mail Works

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Sending an email message is like sending a postcard, says scientist Andy Yen in this thought-provoking talk: Anyone can read it. Yet encryption, the technology that protects the privacy of email communication, does exist. It’s just that until now it has been difficult to install and a hassle to use. Showing a demo of Proton Mail, an email program he designed with colleagues at CERN, Yen argues that encryption can be made simple to the point of becoming the default option, providing true email privacy to all.

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12:13 minutes 

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*How stores track your shopping behavior

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Why are companies so intent on using technology to track our behavior? Our actions reveal what we desire, how we shop, and why we buy. Retailers can now learn about shopper behavior, and this creates concerns about privacy and data collection.

While big box stores claim this data collection is to improve the shopper’s experience, privacy advocates strongly disagree. 

Related article:   Target congratulated a teen on being pregnant before her own father knew.

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*Security Alert! Why You Should NEVER Throw Your Boarding Pass Away

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After we board many of us toss our airline boarding passes in the seat back pocket, other times we leave it in the hotel room, or just toss it in the airport trash. What most people don’t know is that there is a LOT of personal information encrypted on your boarding pass. How much information? Your home address, banking info, email address, phone number, and much more.

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1:17 minutes 

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*All Your Devices Can Be Hacked

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Avi Rubin is Professor of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University and Technical Director of the JHU Information Security Institute. Avi’s primary research area is Computer Security, and his latest research focuses on security for electronic medical records. Avi is credited for bringing to light vulnerabilities in electronic voting machines.  

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16:50 minutes 

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*10 CyberSecurity Facts

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With recent high-profile and widespread computer viruses making headlines, it’s become obvious that the future is now. WatchMojo News counts down 10 crucial facts you should know about cyber security. 

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8:52 minutes

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*Glenn Greenwald on Why Privacy Matters

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Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see, and write about, the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States’ extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk, Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you’re “not doing anything you need to hide.” 

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