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People use 'doxing' to get revenge online - protect yourself

One particular aspect of being online that is slowly going away is our ability to stay anonymous. As our anonymity goes away, so does...
Tips April 18, 2019

Don't be tracked, use these Google alternatives

Google is the undisputed king when it comes to online apps and services. Despite this fact, a growing number of web-savvy people are turning...
Tips April 13, 2019

Check now to see if your webcam is being hacked

If you are using a laptop, chances are you have a tiny webcam built into it just above the screen. Well, hackers are extremely...
Tips January 30, 2019

4 tips to secure your printer so it can't be hijacked

Since practically every device in our home is connected to the internet, it's easy to look past security concerns with things like your refrigerator...
Tips January 24, 2019

Think your mobile data is anonymous? Think again, according to new study

In this day and age, it can be difficult to remain anonymous online. With the constant data mining and behind-the-scenes gathering of information, not...
Happening Now December 10, 2018

Check this list of VPNs that are based in China

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a tool we can use to make sure we stay safe online. But, what if that tool...
Happening Now November 18, 2018

How to listen to what Amazon Echo has ever recorded you saying

If you own an Amazon Echo, you probably know its strange secret. On the upside, this amazing technology puts instant information a voice command...
Columns May 27, 2018

How to keep your family and friends from snooping on your phone

Your life is on your phone. It has a record of everyone you talk to or message with. It has your browsing history, your...
Tips March 6, 2018

Widely used app selling your location info to third parties

Take a few minutes and think back to where you were yesterday and the day before that. What would you do if an app...
Happening Now August 22, 2017

Stop taking these digital risks immediately! They're more dangerous than you think

Are you a digital risk taker? The results of this new study reveal there are thousands of ways Americans put their security and privacy...
Happening Now April 9, 2017
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