A Defensive Computing Checklist    by Michael Horowitz
NOTE: I gave a presentation on Defensive Computing at the HOPE conference in July 2022
Full Site Index
Airbnb
Alexa
Amazon
Amazon Fire Tablets
Android
Apple iOS
Apple Macintosh
ATM
AT&T
Batteries
Bluetooth
Browsers
Browser Fingerprinting
Cars
Car Services
Cash Apps
Cell Phone Companies
ChromeOS Chromebook
Crypto
Defensive Computing Presentation
Defensive Computing Other Sources
Defensive Computing Reading List
Defensive Computing InThe News
Desktop Operating Systems
DNS
Domain Name Rules
Echo
Email
Email - multiple addresses
Encryption
Encrypted Messaging
Encrypted DNS
Facebook
Facebook Messenger
Fake Job Scams
Fake Voices
File Storage (secure)
Fingerprinting browsers
Firefox
Fire Tablets (from Amazon)
Fraud - Reporting
Gift Cards
Gmail
Google
HOPE conference Presentation
Home Page
Identity Theft
iMessage
Instagram
iOS iPhone iPad
Job Scams K LinkedIn
Link Expanders
Location Tracking
Lyft
macOS (Apple desktop)
Microsoft
Microsoft Office
Messaging - Security
Mobile OS Spying
Mobile Scanning and Sharing
Networking
Network Attached Storage(NAS)
News about DC
Odds and Ends
Office Software
Passwords
Paypal
Phone Scams
Phone Number Hiding
Power Outage
Printers
Presentation
Protecting Children from Bad Adults
Proton Mail
Public Wi-Fi
Ring Doorbells
Reading List for Defensive Computing
Reporting Bad Stuff
Remote Control
Rules of the Road
Safe Spaces
Scams - fake jobs
Scams - on phone
Scams - tech support
Search Engines(Google,Bing)
Secure File Storage
Secure Messaging
Secure Websites
Session
SIM Swaps
Signal
Slack
Smart Speakers
Smart TVs Hacked
Social Security
Stalkerware (Spyware)
Surge Protectors
Tablets (Amazon Fire)
Tax Filing in the US
Tech Support Scams
Telegram
Text Messages
Threema
TikTok
T-Mobile
Traveling
TV Watches You
TVs Hacked
Twitter
Two Factor Authentication
Uber
URL Expanders
Venmo
Verizon
Voice Assistants (Alexa,etc)
Voice Phishing
VPNs
Web Browsers
Web Browser Fingerprinting
Website Identity Verification
WhatsApp
WiFi - safe in public
Windows
X   Y Zelle
Zoom

NOTE: In this FULL index topics are often listed twice. For example, Amazon Fire Tablets are listed both under "A" for Amazon and "F" for FireOS.

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