One of a hacker's favorite tools for stealing your information is the phishing scam. Whether it's through email, texts or on social media, sooner or later you will run into messages that try to trick you into clicking on links to malicious websites. But what is a malicious site anyway? And is it really that risky?
Say you're doing a little online shopping and run across a product that looks amazing. Before you buy, though, you want to make sure it's a good-quality product that works as advertised. The big question is "How?" You'll want to look at the product reviews online. But be careful. Not all of these reviews are real.
The Alexa-enabled Amazon Echo family is one of the most popular smart home appliances around. Alexa answers your questions, keeps you updated with news, plays music, helps you organize your day, plays games and even brightens your day with a joke or two. But did you know she also has skills that can help you save some serious cash?
Private browsing mode is a great way to shop for a surprise gift for that special someone, to log into multiple social media or shopping accounts on the same site with the same browser, or avoid seeing targeted ads as you browse. Once you close the browser window, it's supposed to be like you weren't even using it. Unfortunately that "supposed to" can get you if you aren't careful.
You never thought you'd see the day when computers fit in the palm of your hand, and your car practically drives itself. But, it's happening. Technology is changing everything, and it's taking place all around you. Even the smallest things are getting a tech makeover. And once you've tried the new versions, you'll wonder how you ever did things the "old fashioned" way.