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If you agree to do an online video chat, use a fake background

Online video chats are a very common way to get to know someone better before meeting them in person. But some bad actors might try to manipulate you into giving up your precise location, such as by using your background surroundings to determine where you are. Many popular video chat software can provide a fake […]

Steer clear of PC video game “cracks”

Many PC video games require activation, via unique product keys that come with official copies. There’s an entire cottage industry of downloadable “cracks” purporting to enable access even if you didn’t purchase a legitimate copy. However, many of these programs are malware. In general, video game piracy is high-risk/low-reward and should be avoided.