Healthcare High on Hackers’ Hitlist

If you think that retailers are the biggest target for cyber criminals, you have it more than a wee bit wrong. Hackers are really going after the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. In fact, “Will Healthcare Be the Next Retail?” is the name of a recent report released by BitSight Technologies, a security ratings firm....more

Beware of the Lottery Scam

“You have won!” Yippeeee! NOT! Let’s see if you’re in that percentage of the population who will fall for this lottery scam. The alert can be an e-mail, snail mail or phone call, claiming you won a bundle of money. But keep this alert a secret due to some “mix-up in names” and you must contact a “claims agent.” You then must pay “processing charges” or “transfer fees.” You then wait. And wait. And wait....more

My addiction to my fitness band

One of my favorite Christmas presents from my always generous husband was a new fitness band, the Jawbone UP. The band is a “holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle,” according to Jawbone....more

Back to School Time Means Online Safety Time

It’s August which for parents (and kids) means it is back to school time. It can be easy to reminisce about your school days—passing notes to the cute girl or boy in class, late-night study sessions with friends, or playing tag on the playground....more

YourBaby'sName.com

There were a lot of considerations that went into trying to find the right name for our son. We wanted something unique, but not crazy. Something that was meaningful to us, but wouldn't set him up for a lifetime of trying to explain his name to others....more

Beware of 5 Summertime Scams

The Better Business Bureau says beware of big summertime scams: five in particular....more

The Role of Antivirus Software

The purpose of antivirus (AV) software is to detect, neutralize or eradicate malware (malicious software).AV software not only will identify and destroy the computer virus, but it’s also designed to fight off other kinds of threats such as phishing attacks, worms, Trojan horses, rootkits and more.How does AV software work?...more

Smart Home Security Tips

It’s well-worth your time and money to make a burglar’s job very difficult. Employ the following home security tips:Lock up! How many times have you read about a home intruder who “entered through an unlocked window”? Keep your windows and doors locked as much as possible....more

Waterproof Devices Are Making a Splash

Even though we’re more than halfway through August, and the advertisements for Labor Day and back-to-school sales are growing increasingly difficult to escape, that doesn’t mean that fun in the sun, and the water, is over. One thing that can throw a wrench in a leisurely vacation, however, is damaging your phone, speakers or other pricey electronic devices in the water. It starts as just a fun push into the pool, and for many people ends with an expensive, unplanned purchase of a new device....more