Fraud/Security/Privacy in Tips

Stop annoying robocalls and telemarketers for good

Unsolicited robocalls have become a serious epidemic lately. A recent study shows that the number of spam calls has been rising across the country...
Tips March 17, 2018

Russian hackers are after your tax return, how not to get hacked

Ugh! It's that time of year again. Yep, you guessed it … tax season. Due to the massive Equifax data breach that was revealed...
Tips March 17, 2018

How to lock down your privacy on your Amazon Echo

How do you use your Echo? You might use it to play your favorite podcasts, to listen to music, to hear your email or...
Tips March 16, 2018

What the Dark Web is and how to access it

The Dark Web is not a place you want to visit without a solid understanding of what it is and what you're getting yourself...
Tips March 15, 2018

Spring Break vacation checklist to keep burglars out of your home

Burglars know that millions of people are taking vacations and leaving their homes empty. Don't make it easy for them to break in. Make...
Tips March 13, 2018

How to safely delete data forever on your PC or Mac

When you delete a file on your PC, or on a Mac, by sending it to the "Trash," do you think it's gone forever?...
Tips March 10, 2018

Kim’s Top 5 databases to opt-out of now

You're bombarded with unwanted robocalls. You receive dozens of emails every day from companies and people you don't know. It has been this way...
Tips March 10, 2018

High tech bullet-proof police protection gear that you can get too

Today’s battlefield is right here on our city streets, and domestic terrorism is getting harder to predict. But for every life lost in the...
Tips March 9, 2018

Check whether your email account has been hacked

It's a sad reality, but thousands of websites are hacked each and every day. What does that mean for your data and personal information?...
Tips March 9, 2018

How to track an Android phone

The cost of replacing your gadget is just one reason you don't want to lose it. But there's an even more important reason you...
Tips March 8, 2018

How to see your secret health credit reports

It's critical for your finances to stay on top of your credit score. But did you know that there's another type of credit report...
Tips March 8, 2018

The most critical thing to do with your printer before selling it

Before you get rid of any electronic gadget, think about what information it might be storing. It's especially critical to wipe computers, cellphones and...
Tips March 7, 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

10 questions you should ask if you want a home security system

It has never been easier or more convenient to have a home security system delivered to your home that you can install in a...
Tips March 6, 2018

iPhone feature blamed after woman fears for her life

Most of the time, when we speak of smartphone technology we're touting its benefits. That's because these handy gadgets have opened the door to...
Tips March 5, 2018

SimpliSafe's new home security system is even smarter and more effective than before

Just about everything you do is for your family, to make sure they are happy, healthy and, of course, safe! But how do you...
Tips February 28, 2018

Test how much Spectre and Meltdown hurt your PC

Have you noticed a major slowdown in your PC, laptop or mobile device? You're not alone. Your computer may have slowed down by 30...
Tips February 28, 2018

How to run a free background check on yourself

It seems everyone wants to know what you've been up to. These days, your history is everyone's business, like it or not. You're all...
Tips February 24, 2018

Can I take my security system with me when I move?

When I was younger, I moved around a lot. It's the primary reason I never invested in a home security system. I'm sure many...
Tips February 22, 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
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