We live in a world where everything is online. Online banking, online shopping, online dating, online bill pay — we could go on and on. We have multiple email accounts, multiple social media accounts, multiple passwords, multiple security questions — again, we could go on and on. Why are we putting all of this information […]
36 million users of the Ashley Madison site are now directly in the crosshairs of at least 3 types of scams.
The next wave of fallout from the hack of the Ashley Madison site has arrived. The personal information of some 37 million users of the site is now public. There is a growing consensus that this should or will forever alter our expectation of privacy.
In light of the recent Adult Friend Finder hack and the very personal information that was leaked – recent articles by Brian Merchant & Brett Thomas – seem even more relevant.
A recent hack of one of the most heavily trafficked sites in the US – has lead to the public release of the sexual preferences of approximately 4 million users of the Adult Friend Finder site.
President Obama is reportedly preparing to propose new restrictions on the ways companies like Facebook & Google can use consumer data.
What to do if you think you are the target of an online stalker.
Great tips for managing your online reputation.
Keep your online gift giving preparations under wraps.
According to recent news reports, the National Security Agency has spent the last several years monitoring emails, search activity and file transfers of Americans – through the cooperation of tech giants like Microsoft, Apple and Google.
Do anonymous online comments bother you? Should online posters be required to reveal their real names? Some lawmakers would like to put an end to the anonymonity
Last month an Illinois state senator – introduced a bill that would outlaw anonymous internet posts/comments.
According to a recent report from Cisco; malware is more likely to come from legitimate sites than from those sites traditionally considered as presenting a higher level of risk.
Do you know which sites are collecting your personal information and how they are using it?
People can tell very little from your IP address. For example, they cannot tell who or where you are. How much they can tell varies a great deal.
This week the hacker group known as AntiSec released a list of one million UDIDs—Unique Device Identifier numbers associated with Apple mobile devices—which it says came from a collection of 12 million UDIDs lifted from an FBI agent’s laptop.
According to a recent survey sponsored by Intel and conducted by Ipsos Observer, 9 out of 10 adults in the U.S. believe that people are sharing too much information about themselves online, with nearly half of them reporting that they feel overwhelmed by the amount of information shared.
Easy steps to protect your browsing history on your personal computer.
8 great tools that can help you curate your online reputation so you come off in the very best light possible.
Well in the past week several major players in the online and tech community have either come clean or been exposed concerning privacy related actions such as keeping your data without telling you, copying your entire address book or watching your browsing habits.