Archive for the Security & Privacy Category

Got kids? Have you enabled parental controls and prevented them from using up all your mobile data?

Many families are providing phones to their children so you can stay in touch and keep up with the times. Typically these are added to a family plan where all devices share the same monthly data. With this great power comes great responsibility, many children (and adults)

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Are advertisers tracking you? Here’s how to control them.

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Have you recently visited a website to take a quick look at something and then got bombarded with ads from that company anywhere you go?  Advertisers who use the Google Ads platform can track you on Google, YouTube, and any of their ad partners through apps and

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How do you buy stuff online safely? Cybersecurity Tip

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All Wi-Fi now hackable – this affects everyone!

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This topic is so serious, I feel obliged to tell as many people as possible. This affects everyone! An extremely serious vulnerability has been exposed affecting everyone. We all use WiFi and we are all vulnerable to this latest attack.   KRACK ATTACK Two Belgian researchers discovered

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Breathalyzer… how about Textalyzer?

Texting and driving are becoming big campaigns globally for awareness and definitely with reason. Someone people don’t even look when they are walking and crossing the street. There are apps that help in locking your phone when it detects movement over a certain speed and apps that

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Is Your Browser Telling You Everything? How Web Domains Aren’t Always What You Think

Developer Xudong Zheng created a web page to educate people about a new security threat online. The danger was rooted in the weaknesses of several browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. He found that web addresses could have one appearance while being registered as something completely different.

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