Since the Snowden saga, everyone and their brother is now paranoid about government snooping and the privacy of their data and devices. There are discussions around how the big tech companies are misusing our data and how the government has access to all our social media information and chat history. We however, need to remember that the worst of the bad guys (at least for regular internet users) are not the government or social media companies at all. The more dangerous security and privacy threats are still regular hackers who are out to steal our data and use them for nefarious purposes.
People fall victim to malicious software attacks everyday. Online scams, identity theft and several other internet crimes make the virtual world very much as dangerous as the real world. By adopting a few good internet habits however, you can significantly reduce the risks. This article describes ten good security habits for staying safe online.
Using public WiFi hot spots are convenient, but can be a major security issue for unsuspecting users. Hackers and criminals can use these to their advantage to gain all kinds of private information and access to business networks. Learn the pitfalls of public WiFi and how they can be avoided.
Recent events have demonstrated just how insecure cloud storage can be. But there are steps you can take to keep yourself and your data safe. This post takes a look at several steps users can take to protect their most sensitive images and documents.
Internet privacy is a very important issue. Protecting online identity is something that every person should learn. Recent hacking attacks on Apple and Sony Pictures and other big companies have raised awareness on online security. This article features five ways to better protect yourself on the internet.
Facebook can be a great way to catch up with friends and get the latest news, but the privacy settings can leave your personal information at risk. This article takes a look at six key Facebook privacy settings you might want to change now.