Security in Columns

Kim's Take: Russia is unplugging from the internet

In a hurry? Tap or click to listen to this story in less than a minute! You may have heard that Russia is disconnecting...
Columns February 13, 2019

8 ways to stop your phone from tracking you

Why is your phone allowed to track you and share that data with unknown third parties? In short, you gave permission. Typical data-sharing policies...
Columns February 9, 2019

Kim's Take: Does Facebook think we’re all just a bunch of idiots?

In a hurry? Tap or click to listen to this story in less than a minute! Facebook owns the widely popular Instagram and WhatsApp,...
Columns February 8, 2019

7 ways to stop robocalls now

Robocalls are not just annoying, but can also be dangerous. Well, it’s time to end those robocalls for good. Luckily, you have a whole...
Columns February 2, 2019

Kim's Take: A frightening hack of a home security system

Imagine you’re watching TV. Suddenly, you hear a loud squawking alert in your home warning that North Korea has just launched ballistic missiles and is attacking...
Columns January 23, 2019

Kim's Take: Tech companies spend big money to keep their executives safe

Big tech companies spend big money to keep their executives safe. Wired looked into the cost and uncovered interesting figures. Apple spent about $300,000 on...
Columns January 21, 2019

Kim's Take: This data breach will go down as one of the biggest in history

There’s been another data breach. But this breach will go down as one of the biggest in history. The latest data breach includes 770 million...
Columns January 18, 2019

Kim's Take: Social engineering through the use of fake news

Social engineering is the phrase that describes how people with an agenda use real names and sites to spoof you. Today, a tale of BlackRock,...
Columns January 17, 2019

Kim's Take: Federal judge rules that police can't force you to unlock your cell phone

Yesterday, a northern California federal judge ruled that police can’t force anyone to unlock their smartphones using biometrics – fingerprints or facial I.D. But hold on....
Columns January 16, 2019

Kim's Take: What does Google know about you?

We know that Google tracks and records a lot of information about each of us. Well, how’d you like to get a copy of what...
Columns January 15, 2019
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