A virtual private network (VPN) offers a host of security and privacy benefits, especially if you’re surfing the web or transacting online over a public Wi-Fi network. A VPN ensures that your online activities are always secure and private. So what factors do you need to consider when selecting a VPN, and how do you […]
Do you feel like your online activity is being spied on? That’s because it probably is — but not by cybercriminals as you might think. It’s more likely that it’s your operating system that’s doing the spying and giving away information about you. Learn more about Windows 10’s not-so-private settings and how to fix them […]
Web browsers come with features to improve user experience. One of the most popular ones is auto-fill passwords. These are designed for users to store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While auto-fill passwords are convenient, they come with security risks. Read more. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous […]
Microsoft has introduced a convenient and personal way to sign in to your Windows 10 devices. With Windows Hello, you can now log in with just a look or a touch. This features also comes with enterprise-grade security without having to type in a password. Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans Windows Hello […]
Social media phishing is on the rise. Facebook is one of the most commonly impersonated brands in phishing attacks. Hackers now employ more sophisticated tactics, so you must strengthen your privacy settings to keep them away. Lock screens exist for a reason Lock all your computing devices as soon as you stop using them. This […]
Microsoft’s Windows 10 has had the same level of acceptance and success as Windows 7 did. It’s not a perfect operating system though, as users are complaining about its intrusive privacy settings that are on by default. Get your privacy back by following these tips on tweaking its default settings. Turn personalized advertising off For […]
For most people, social media is a convenient way to stay in touch with family and friends. For a small group of people, it’s an opportunity to profit off other people’s trust. Here are some things you can do to continue enjoying Facebook and Twitter without compromising your privacy.
Before Social Media platforms like Facebook went live, HIPAA was established to protect the privacy of medical providers and their patients. And although there are no specific rules for Social Media use, every healthcare organization must implement security protocols that adhere to privacy policies.
Facebook users woke up to a nightmare when they heard that the social media giant and associated app developers were selling their sensitive data to companies, like Cambridge Analytica, without their consent. So if you’re concerned about being one of the 50 million users whose data have already been sold, you should check out the […]
Passwords are a double-edged sword. If you make them too simple, they’ll be easy to guess; if you make them too complex, they’ll be impossible to remember. One solution is to create an uncrackable password and save it to your browser. Unfortunately, recent research suggests that tactic could drastically reduce your privacy.