Security

Social Media and Your Data

While many of us appreciate the idea of privacy, and may even actively try to preserve privacy when online, the reality is that every internet-enabled move we make is tracked, logged, reused, and sold ...

How to Teach Your Teen Grandchild How to Navigate Their Independent Life

When your grandchild was younger, staying safe was someone else’s responsibility. Parents, grandparents, caregivers, and other loved ones have looked out for your grandchild since the day they were ...

Ride-Sharing: Stay Safe While Waiting For Your Ride

Ridesharing services are now commonplace. Everywhere you go, you will see people looking into their phones and watching the road for their incoming ride. We have, in a relatively short amount of time, ...

What is Scareware? How to Spot Online Scams

Has this ever happened to you? You’re browsing online when a pop-up ad appears on your screen warning that your computer is infected with dozens of viruses. The ad says that you can remove them by b ...
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Phishing: Will You Know When It Happens To You?

No doubt, you have heard of phishing: the fraudulent practice of using emails, DMs, or texts that end up taking you to copycat websites pretending to be from a reputable company in order to get you to ...
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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 becomes ...
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Android vs. iOS: Which Mobile Phone Is More Secure?

Summary: Remember the days when cybercriminals primarily focused their attacks on laptop and desktop computers? Times seem to be changing. Today, cybercriminals are targeting smartphones and tablets m ...

What’s the Right Age for a Child’s First Phone?

Let’s look at what is actually happening with today’s youth. The average age for a child to get their first smartphone is now 10-years-old. 64% of kids have access to the internet via their own de ...