Ask Leo! http://askleo.com The latest articles from Ask Leo!. en-us Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:00:30 +0000 Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:00:30 +0000 leo@askleo.com (Leo Notenboom) What Should I Do About the Latest Breach? https://askleo.com/what-should-i-do-about-the-latest-breach/

As I write this, there's been a breach (referred to as the "Collection #1 breach") that apparently contains something like three-quarters of a billion email addresses and plain-text passwords. It's newsworthy because it's huge and contains passwords for anyone to see.

It's also quite frustrating, for reasons I'll outline in a moment.

Naturally, the question I'm getting most is simply this: what should you and I do?

The same thing we do every breach, my friend; the same thing we do every breach.

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The Journey to My New Computer: Just What Do I Do All Day? https://askleo.com/the-journey-to-my-new-computer-just-what-do-i-do-all-day/

It's one of the most important questions to ask yourself when considering a new computer: what are you going to use it for?

In the previous article, "The Journey to My New Computer: Taking Stock", I reviewed the computers I use each day and talked about why I'm about to replace three of them. Today, we'll cover a more important topic: just how I use, and what I do on, those computers.

As I said before, while the specifics will likely not apply to you, the process of evaluating how I use my technology is something you might want to go through yourself someday.

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