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3 essential privacy settings for your Amazon Echo

People used to dream about robot secretaries. Futurists imagined a world where computers obeyed our every command. When the Amazon Echo hit the market,...
Columns February 20, 2018

How you are being tracked on your laptop, phone and fitness tracker

Let's face it, we're all giving up some of our privacy in the 21st century. As much as you may value your privacy, your...
Tips February 19, 2018

Would you allow a Facebook camera inside your home?

With nearly 2 billion users, it is clear that Facebook is an integral part of many people’s lives. But one of the company’s newest...
Happening Now February 17, 2018

Facebook's privacy settings won't protect you in court

Do people overshare on Facebook? Sure, but for the most part, while we may be could stand to post a little bit less about...
Happening Now February 15, 2018

Shocking look at how much of your data companies are sharing

You probably do this all the time. It seems like a simple thing that everyone does so why not? It's mindlessly reading through an...
Tips February 10, 2018

Your Smart TV can be hijacked by hackers and is collecting your data

Having a smart TV is one of the great benefits of modern technology. However, if you own one of these smart televisions, you need...
Happening Now February 9, 2018

Google's most useful security settings

Companies like Google are constantly upgrading the security of their platforms. After all, the last thing most of us need is to discover that...
Tips February 8, 2018

How cybercrooks are using your LinkedIn profile to steal your info

LinkedIn is a popular tool for professionals and businesses. Jobseekers and companies use it for building a vast network of connections. However, in the...
Happening Now February 5, 2018

FBI warns against 'virtual kidnappers'

Hopefully, the closest you ever come to a kidnapping/ransom scenario is on a movie screen. Just the thought of having to deal with a...
Happening Now January 19, 2018

iPhone tracks your every move unless you use these privacy settings

Smartphones are amazing and have changed our lives for the better. We can do so many things with these handy gadgets that you probably...
Happening Now January 15, 2018

What does Google know about me?

Yikes! You won't believe how much private information that Google has on you. Your privacy is at risk. That includes Google collecting your private...
Tips January 13, 2018

Be completely anonymous online

Advertisers, hackers and cybercriminals are all trying to grab your personal information online. So, wouldn't it be nice if you could just go about...
Downloads December 20, 2017

Fidget spinner app is sending your personal data to China

If you're like me, you rely on apps of all kinds to accomplish everyday tasks. When you take the time to download an app,...
Happening Now December 14, 2017

A popular mattress maker is accused of tracking you

We are used to all our technology tracking us, recording what we say, where we go and our various internet activities. But how far...
Happening Now December 4, 2017

You'll be shocked at what websites know about you!

We all know that Facebook, Google and Microsoft are gathering loads of personal data about us. We are surprised when Facebook is suddenly recommending...
Cool Sites November 28, 2017

Firefox has a new clever plan to protect your privacy

It can be very frustrating when a website you visit begins flooding you with ads. Some of these ads can seem oddly appropriate, how...
Happening Now November 13, 2017

Get a copy of all the data that Google has on you

Google products are incredibly useful, be it your Gmail email address, your Google Maps, your search engine, or even YouTube, which is owned by...
Cool Sites November 10, 2017

Best way to protect yourself from hackers, scammers and snoops

Keep hackers away from your accounts on major sites with this one trick. You won't believe how easy it is.
Tips October 25, 2017

Get this free tool to stop creepy online tracking

Ever had an online ad follow you tenaciously across all your gadgets? You know the drill. Maybe you looked up a pair of running...
Tips October 21, 2017

Facebook’s scary profile of what they track about you. Here’s how to see it

Facebook might know you better than you do. The social media network tracks you so thoroughly and so often that they've collected an abundance...
Tips October 17, 2017
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