BLOGS to help you Navigate the Internet

Our blog shares stories to keep you informed of the serious threats to your security which, are an unfortunate reality of the Internet today.  This page will keep you informed of the latest risks and effective solutions. We will also share tips for managing your EarthLink service and overall cool new technology solutions.

What is scareware? And how to spot online scareware scams

As your internet service provider, EarthLink is committed to keeping you informed of security events to protect your digital life.  Below our partner Symantec shares information for how to spot…

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Phishing: You Know What It Is But Will You Know When It Happens To You?

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner No doubt, by now you have heard of phishing, the fraudulent practice of using emails, DMs or texts that end up taking you to a copycat…

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Protect your data while traveling

March kicks of the start of Spring Break travel and planning for summer. It’s also the time to ensure you have a plan to protect your data and privacy both before and during your trip, especially…

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PASSWORD PROTECTION 101

To maintain safety online, it’s best to use a different password for each and every website you frequent.  Because this can be a daunting task for even the most technical minded person, it…

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Android vs. iOS: Which is more secure?

There are so many decisions when selecting a mobile device and operating system. Security should be a primary consideration in order to protect your personal information. EarthLink partner, Symantec,…

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The Right Age for a First Phone

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner Before we start this chat off with some preachy, scientific-based but potentially somewhat tone-deaf-to-reality blanket statements,…

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EarthLink Kicks Off 2019 In A Big Way

On 12/31/2018, just before entering the new year, EarthLink announced it will once again be an independent ISP under new ownership in a transaction that positions the brand as a market leader for…

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Digital New Year Resolutions: Taking Control of Technology For a Healthy New You

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner Technological advancements in 2019 will bring with it both the good and the bad. On the positive side, there is no doubt that…

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Large Hotel Chain Announces Breach of up to 500 Million Records

As your Internet Service provider, EarthLink is committed to keeping you informed of security events to protect your digital life.  Below our partner Symantec shares information regarding a recent…

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An Online Shopping Holiday Story To Avoid

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner It’s that time of year….time to start shopping for your holiday gift giving! Like many Americans, you do much of your shopping online.…

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