How To: Find Out If Your Accounts Have Been Hacked

With data breaches announced almost every week by companies big and small, it’s important for you to know how to find out if you’ve been affected. You can figure it out easily and quickly with a website called Have I Been Pwned? Created by Troy Hunt, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional awardee for Developer Security, this [...]


Protect Your Network From Unwanted Devices

Privacy has been a hot topic lately, and for good reason. The more advanced our technology becomes, the harder it is to maintain our privacy. Cyborg Unplug is a product that has been designed to stop spyware from connected to your network. Cyborg only protects you from products connected to the internet. You connect it [...]


Apple CEO Tim Cook: Alerts For Changes To iCloud Accounts Are Coming

Users of Apple’s iCloud service will soon have access to additional security features, including receiving alerts when changes are made to their accounts, the company’s CEO said this week. Apple CEO Tim Cook, with his first comments on the subject of this last week’s big news story about several celebrities’ iCloud accounts being compromised, said [...]


3 Vital Tips To Secure Your iCloud Account

It was a tough weekend for some of our beloved celebrities. iCloud was hacked and hundreds of private photos have been released. Victims included Hilary Duff, Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, and many more. These women believed that the photos they were taking with their phones were safe. This flagrant violation of privacy and security is [...]


Would You Replace Your Passwords with a Familiar Face?

I think we can all agree: password rules are the worst, and they’re not getting any better. With more and more sites popping up where we need passwords, we’re told that having the same password for multiple sites is a big no-no. We’re also told to include a capital letter, a number, and sometimes a [...]


Due To Cyberattack, Ebay Asks Users To Change Passwords

This morning eBay announced that due to a cyberattack, they will be asking all users to change their passwords. Even if you are like me and haven’t used your eBay account for a long time, it’s still there, and that password still needs to be changed. eBay is assuring us that there has not been [...]


Google Secures Gmail Communications Between Data Centers For Your Privacy

In a blog post dated March 20, Google gets proactive about letting you know how your Gmail data is stored and transferred between its data centers. From the time you login until you logout, you’re always using an HTTPS encrypted connection. This means all your sent and received messages can’t be intercepted by prying eyes [...]


Google Beefing Up Android Security; Update Continually Checks For Malware

If there’s one thing Android gets a bad rap for, it’s security. It doesn’t seem like there’s a week that goes by that we’re not seeing reports of some app in the Play Store being discovered for containing malware or a virus of some sort, out to steal your personal info. In 2012, Google started [...]


Twitter Accidentally Triggers Mass Reset Of User Passwords

An unknown-but-large number of Twitter users will wake up Tuesday to an email in their inbox telling them to reset their account passwords because their account may have been compromised, but Twitter is saying that email was sent by mistake. has details about the accident, which involved the following message being sent to users [...]


Aircraft Maker Boeing Launches ‘Boeing Black’ Modular Smartphone That Can Self Destruct

The world’s largest designer and manufacturer of airplanes has developed the first modular, expandable Android smartphone based entirely on the premise of security. It isn’t a stretch to think of the usefulness of such a device, especially amidst all the wiretapping and hacking going on these days. If the device has been compromised, it can [...]

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