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Watch out for this Google ad scam — and try this trick for better pet photos
December 31, 2021
Watch out: Scammers are creating Google ads to leech off of your search traffic. This scary trick conned some people out of $500,000 in cryptocurrency. In this episode, you’ll also get some tips for snapping the perfect picture of your pets — even if they’re always moving. Plus, Ben’s spilling the beans on his very first five-star review.
You probably think of your devices as tools that make life ten times easier. Keep in mind that they also collect a ton of valuable data that can be used against you. For instance, police officers can request your data as evidence. Governments can buy your data from brokers. Kim’s interview with technologist Bennett Cyphers from the Electronic Frontier Foundation reveals which gadgets snoop the most — and which secrets you’re losing.