Coming up, Your Phone contains your Driver's License

Gone are the days of the fat wallet bursting at the seems, since smartphones can now contain most anything that a wallet does—except the driver‘s license. But don‘t write that possibility off just yet....more

How to prevent being tracked

You worry about being hacked, but what about being tracked? Yes, there are hackers and then there are trackers.Internet tracking namely refers to the user‘s browsing habits being followed. But there are ways to make the trackers harder to tag behind you....more

How to Avoid Bad Apps

If you think there’s like a million apps out there, that’s not exactly an exaggeration. For sure, there are more than you can imagine, which makes it easy to conceive that many certainly come with security problems.In fact, out of the top 25 most popular apps, 18 of them bombed on a security test from McAfee Labs recently.Creators of apps put convenience and allure ahead of security. This is why so many apps don’t have secure connections—creating welcome mats for hackers; they get into your smartphone and get your passwords, usernames and other sensitive information....more

Be Cautious When Using Wi-Fi

The proliferation of mobile devices means that we can work or play online from almost anywhere, so it’s no surprise that public Wi-Fi networks have become more common. From hotels and coffee shops, to universities and city centers, Wi-Fi is widely available, but is connecting to these networks safe?...more

Your Stolen Data around the World in 2 Weeks

Ever wonder just what happens to the data in a data breach incident? Does it go into some kind of wormhole in cyberspace, out through the other end? Well, the answer is pretty much so, when you consider that hacked data makes its rounds on a global scale, taking only 14 days to land in 22 countries spanning five continents—according to an experiment by Bitglass....more

Tips to being anonymous Online

One of mankind’s greatest inventions (besides the wheel) is the Internet.Unfortunately, with this marvelous invention comes the drawback of privacy—or shall we say, lack of....more

Top 12 Scams Happening NOW

Scamerama is here to stay! Scams are as old as time, and evolve as inventions and technology evolve. Top scams, according to a report on FraudAvengers.com, are as follows:...more

How to plan for Digital Disasters

In this day and age, we should never hear someone proclaim, “Oh my God, my computer crashed! I lost everything!” You can’t lose something that’s been properly backed up.So many people, including ones with businesses that rely upon cyber communication, continue to avoid backing up their digital data.Nobody is exempt from the No. 1 rule of backing up your data. Anything could happen:...more

What is a Cache?

Perhaps someone has told you that you need to “clear your cache,” but what does this mean and why should you do it? A cache is a folder of recently visited webpages, which is stored on your computer’s hard drive, and maintained by your Internet browser....more

A Quarter of all Underage Kids Will Meet with Complete Strangers

According to a new Intel Security study, more than 2,000 American parents and kids ages 8-16 were surveyed to unveil some interesting things....more
Thoughtful article, well-done, Robert. I especially like “never give your friend a password to ...more