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On Teaching, Parenting and Being Kind…in a Digital World

On Teaching, Parenting and Being Kind…in a Digital World

By Christina Zhao, Manager, LifeLock Corporate Social Responsibility

Rhinestone lanyards, superhero capes, and an infectious amount of energy and enthusiasm were just a few of our experiences at last week’s 2014 California State PTA Convention.

Even After Heartbleed, Many of Us Still Haven’t Changed Our Passwords.

Even After Heartbleed, Many of Us Still Haven’t Changed Our Passwords.

By Jean Chatzky, Personal Finance Expert and LifeLock Educational Advisor

It’s been more than a month since the Heartbleed bug made headlines. (For those of you who don’t remember, Heartbleed is a bug in OpenSSL encryption software. Left untreated, hackers can steal data—including passwords and other consumer data—undetected.)

In the time that has lapsed, many of the biggest, most traveled sites on the Internet—Google, Facebook, YouTube and Yahoo among them—were fixed or “patched.” And many of those same companies have kicked hundreds of thousands of dollars into a fund devoted to improving security in open source programs like OpenSSL, working to help prevent this from happening again.

But what have you done?

Welcome to LifeLock UnLocked

Welcome to LifeLock UnLocked

Posted by Cory Warren, Editor

My friend didn’t even know she had a problem until it was too late. Someone had used her Social Security number to open a $100,000 business loan in her name. She had no clue this had happened—much less how—until the lender tracked her down to ask why she hadn’t made any payments.