Summertime is here -- and that means sunshine and vacations. Most people love summertime, including scammers! Hackers can use this time to take advantage while we are planning vacations or on vacation or just enjoying fun in the sun. Here are some key scams to watch out for this summer.
A credit freeze locks down your credit report so lenders can't see your scores, making your credit/SSN useless to them because they don't know their risk level.
A professional photographer taking a photo of a well-known Boston landmark is now considered to be engaged in suspicious terrorist activity?
As part of this examination for becoming a licensed attorney, states have historically and routinely inquired into the mental health histories of applicants, including asking probing questions about diagnoses, not behavior.
The amount of access we're unknowingly granting to the seemingly innocent sites we visit on a daily basis is getting more and more invasive with no end in sight. How do we shield ourselves from this invisible line we didn't even know existed?
If a stranger stopped you on the street and requested your e-mail address and birthdate, would you give it to that person? A rational person would nev...
Having a choice of a million apps is a good thing. But many app developers may not have considered the seriousness or risk of a data breach. When it comes to your kids, shouldn't you?
Co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Chairman & CTO Ziklag Systems Many products, ranging from texting, to email, to secure voice calling claim to be "N...
If you’ve ever seen a movie where the bad guys are using ongoing, invasive hacking to spy on their “enemy,” you have some familiarity with an ad...
Facebook is doing everything it can to rebuild another you, faster, stronger, more perfect, and more capable of maximizing the profit it hopes to extract with advertisers. Sound farfetched? Not when you throw in the opening an English investigation as to whether Facebook violated data protection laws with its actions.
It's not hard to demonize Facebook for their actions, but this problem is the same with every major company on the Internet today. The current relationship between consumers and Internet companies is unsustainable.
Americans are celebrating Independence Day just days after the Supreme Court upheld a principle that was key to the revolution that lead to independence.
If you want ultimate reassurance of destroying data, destroy the device with a hammer or drill through the drive with multiple holes.
Before purchasing a video surveillance system, figure out exactly why you need this technology and where you'd like to have the cameras mounted.
This decision may well presage how the Court will rule on the constitutionality of the NSA metadata collection program when that issue inevitably comes before it.
Nowadays, terms like firewalls, encryption, anti-virus and cloud providers are just as important to a bank's security as are the armed guards, huge windows, security cameras and steel vaults.