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Security & Privacy

Information about potential threats to your personal and financial security covering desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.


What to do when your social media account has been hacked

We’ve all seen it. You’re scrolling through social media and suddenly someone you’ve followed for some time is consistently posting spam about a pair of knockoff sunglasses, accompanied by a link. Sometimes they show up in your feed, other times in your messages, but it never seems to go away until the account is reported. […]

Do business with credible companies to protect your privacy

Before supplying any information online, think about the answers to the following questions: Do you trust the business? Is it an established organization with a credible reputation? Does the information on the site suggest that there is a concern for the privacy of user information? Is genuine contact information provided? If you answered “No” to […]

Change your master password to your password manager every now and then

Your password manager is essentially the storage locker for your passwords to anywhere. A password manager is usually locked using a master password. Ask yourself the last time you changed your password for your password manager. If you don’t remember, then it’s time to change it. You can usually change your password by going to […]

SMS codes vs. authenticator apps: What’s more secure?

For most of us, it’s become a familiar routine. You’re about to sign into an online account on a new device. It could be one of your social media profiles, a banking website, your email or something else. You enter your username and password. Then, the application prompts you to check your phone for a […]

A quick guide to banking Trojans

Online banking is supposed to be convenient and secure,  and most of the time, it is. Consumers have come to regard apps from their banks as trustworthy alternatives to visiting a branch. According to multiple surveys compiled by the U.S. Federal Reserve, adoption of online banking including mobile apps has been climbing steadily for years, […]

Laptop Travel Safety

With COVID-19 restrictions lifting, travel has already ramped up more than an average 300% from 2020 according to the TSA. Whether it’s visiting family or finally taking that vacation that was indefinitely delayed, you’ll want to make sure all of your smart devices are secure while traveling to keep your information safe. After all, getting […]