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Technology News for English Learners – Program 4

A False Sense of Security on the Internet?

Are you concerned about internet security? Hackers often find ways to break into servers and sites in order to obtain important information. Share your thoughts about the risks involved with internet use and what you do to stay safe online.

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    English Vocabulary Word: SECURITY
    measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.; “military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising”
    a guarantee that an obligation will be met
    freedom from anxiety or fear; “the watch dog gave her a feeling of security”
    a department responsible for the security of the institution”s property and workers; “the head of security was a former policeman”
    defense against financial failure; financial independence; “his pension gave him security in his old age”; “insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness”
    property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation; “bankers are reluctant to lend without good security”
    a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends; “he held several valuable securities”
    the state of being free from danger or injury; “we support the armed services in the name of national security”
    an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

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