Category Archives: Privacy

Don’t be a Victim of These Common Phishing Attacks

Written by Dave LeClair May 31, 2016 http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dont-be-a-victim-of-these-common-phishing-attacks/ 6 Common Phishing Attacks and How To Avoid Them 11 May 2016 On February 2016, an apparently politically-motivated hacker accessed the personal information of 20,000 FBI employees and 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees … Continue reading

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How to use WhatsApp to send encrypted messages

How to use WhatsApp to send encrypted messages If you have not tried WhatsApp Messenger, you’re missing out on encrypted, unlimited messages with images, video, and audio. Get up to speed on installing and using the app. By Jack Wallen … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Victim of Tax Refund Fraud in ’16

Don’t Be a Victim of Tax Refund Fraud in ’16 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/12/dont-be-a-victim-of-tax-refund-fraud-in-16/ December 14 2015 With little more than a month to go before the start of the 2016 tax filing season, the IRS and the states are hunkering down for … Continue reading

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How to Enable Multifactor Security on Amazon

Krebs On Security https://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/11/how-to-enable-multifactor-security-on-amazon/ Nov 15 How to Enable Multifactor Security on Amazon Amazon has added multi-factor authentication to help customers better secure their accounts from hackers. With this new feature enabled, thieves would have to know your username, password, and … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Privacy FAQ: What you want to know about your personal data in the OS

Super Site For Windows Oct 22 2015 http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/windows-10-privacy-faq-what-you-want-know-about-your-personal-data-os Nothing gets people nervous like the clammy realization that your personal technology is cheerily transmitting your most intimate data — from your thoughts and words to your location to your method of … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Security Freeze

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Security Freeze https://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/06/how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-embrace-the-security-freeze/ If you’ve been paying attention in recent years, you might have noticed that just about everyone is losing your personal data. Even if you haven’t noticed (or maybe … Continue reading

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Google’s new ‘My Account’ lets you tweak privacy and security settings

Google’s new ‘My Account’ lets you tweak privacy and security settings by Lisa Vaas on June 2, 2015 Filed Under: Featured, Google, Privacy, Security threats https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2015/06/02/googles-new-my-account-lets-you-tweak-privacy-and-security-settings/ Google knows a lot about you. I know, I know: DUH. When Google’s not … Continue reading

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