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.

Security Alert: Avoid Phishing & Customer Support Scams posing as EarthLink

Please be aware of 2 known scams impersonating EarthLink’s brand. 1) Customer Service Fraudulent Advertising There are multiple companies impersonating EarthLink and promoting incorrect phone numbers…

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Clean up your phone for a better digital life

As your Internet Service provider, EarthLink is committed to keeping you informed of technology tips to help manage your digital life. Below our partner Symantec shares information how to keep your…

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SSL certificate changes

In July 2018, Google will release an updated version of their web browser Chrome that will mark websites without SSL certificates as “not secure”. Other browsers, like IE, Edge, Firefox will also be…

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Security alert: Reboot your router

As your Internet Service provider, EarthLink is committed to keeping you informed of important cyber security events being observed globally. Below our partner Symantec shares information regarding…

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Technology Tools for Grandparents

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner   Have you heard? We are living in the ‘Digital Age’. Got grandkids? Then you are grandparenting Digital Natives, young people…

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What We Can Learn From Celebrities on Social Media

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner Thanks to social media, fans and critics alike have access to celebrities’ lives -- or at least, the version of their lives that…

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To Pay Or Not To Pay: A Hacking Victim’s Dilemma

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner Hackers have all kinds of methods to make your digital life a mess. One of the more vicious tools in a hacker’s arsenal is ransomware,…

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Want to engage more with your grandchildren? Get on Instagram!

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner Sometimes you just have to meet folks where they are at. And, your grandchildren, where are they? Geography aside, they are at…

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Protecting yourself from spammers

By James Burns, Product Manager Spam continues to be one of the great banes of the internet age.  Billions of dollars are spent every year to fight spam.  Despite that great expenditure, there are…

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So you want to meet up with someone you met online… Taking the Stranger Danger discussion to the next level

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner Today’s children are considered ‘Digital Natives’ because they were literally born into a world defined by technology, but are actually…

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