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You just got an email. It looks relatively harmless, but something is nagging you. You weren’t expecting an email from your old boss, and not one like this. You remember what E-town has been telling you about phishing scams. You

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Chrome Extensions You’ll Love – Happy Valentine’s Day!

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to be a better student, procrastinate less, or be more organized then these Chrome Extensions are for you. Distraction-free viewing Mercury Reader (formerly Readability) allows you to focus more on the task

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Tech Tip: Do Not Save Passwords in Browser

Many browsers, such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox, offer to save passwords for future use. These passwords are saved in the current user data for the browser, which is easily found and stolen leaving your account and personal information

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Don’t Be Snowed by Ads and Viruses

These days it seems that pop-ups are worse than ever. All new pages bring pop-ups with them. Or do they? If a page is causing pop-ups or constantly encouraging you to download/update software, that is a page you might want

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How to Create Website Desktop Shortcuts

Are there websites that you use frequently?  See the links below for video and text directions on how to create shortcuts to these websites on your mac or pc. Create Desktop Shortcut to a Web Site – PC Create Desktop

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