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  • Different Types Of Online Threats (Explained)
    There are several broad categories of digital threats that everyone should know a little about. This will help you understand how to protect yourself in the digital world. Attacks On Our Online Services Did you get alarmed when you couldn’t access Facebook or TikTok in 2021? Nope, me neither. But these services experienced an outage … Read more
  • How To Avoid Spam Email From Direct Marketing
    One annoying aspect of online purchasing or simply registering for information is that you may be bombarded with emails offering services and products you simply don’t want. Yes, you ticked the box that said you didn’t want any further communication. However, the new emails pile in from other websites and companies. Can you avoid this? … Read more
  • Why SSN Numbers Will Run Out (Explained)
    America’s Social Security Number was not originally meant to be a universal identifier of its citizens. However, it has expanded into federal and commercial use for that purpose. Unfortunately, the SSN system doesn’t meet the requirements of an identification number of a country with a population size of the United States. This article looks into … Read more
  • History Of SSN As Identification
    It’s easy to think that SSNs have always been with us, but this isn’t true. They have a history that started in the era of the Great Depression. The original goal was not to have a universal identity number for Americans. This article shows you how they started and how they become what we know … Read more
  • How To Block Spam Email On Your Kindle Fire
    Are you seeing too much spam email on your Kindle Fire? This article explains how to block spam on your Kindle. You’ll have a much more enjoyable experience when using your tablet! Does The Kindle Fire Block Spam Email? The Kindle Fire doesn’t have a special option to block spam email, but that doesn’t mean … Read more
  • Seller Protection With Tracking Or Signature Confirmation
    This article covers two methods of protection for sellers on online marketplaces such as eBay. The first method is with tracking numbers. The second method is delivery with signature confirmation. We’ll cover the differences in protection and what to do when you’re faced with a claim. Tracking Numbers With tracked delivery, the postal service provides … Read more
  • eBay Item Not Received – Seller Protection
    One common eBay problem for sellers is the “Item Not Received” scenario. If you’re selling goods on eBay, then you need to know how to protect yourself from “Items Not Received” issues. This article explains the problem, and how to avoid it. What Is The “Item Not Received” Problem On eBay? The “Item Not Received” … Read more
  • How To Spot Email Spoofing (For Beginners)
    This article shows you how to spot fake emails that have been spoofed to look like they’re coming from a legitimate company. I’ll use specific examples of spoof emails that pretend they are from PayPal or marketplaces like Amazon and eBay. If you’re using these sites for transactions, you should understand what spoof emails are … Read more
  • Spot Fake PayPal Notification Emails (Explained)
    When you’re selling on an online marketplace like eBay or Amazon, you need to be aware of fake PayPal notification emails. These fake PayPal payment confirmations falsely state that the buyer has paid for the item. The email is faked to look as if it comes from PayPal or the marketplace. What Do Fake PayPal Notification … Read more
  • How To Use Two Amazon Accounts On One Kindle
    Amazon has traditionally made it difficult to use two accounts on the same Kindle device. This article gives you several workarounds to use different accounts with Kindle software. Some workaround doesn’t work with every scenario, so you may need to try different options to find your solution. Try To Link The Two Amazon Accounts Amazon … Read more