8 Tips to Help You Clean Out Your Computer

Some people are neat freaks, while some are…not. Whichever category you fall into (don’t worry, we won’t tell Marie Kondo), chances are, the condition of your computer reflects your personal level of slobbery. There’s no hard and fast rule, but if you find yourself sifting through massive piles of clothes each morning to get to the one shirt you really want, you might also be … Continue reading 8 Tips to Help You Clean Out Your Computer

The Ultimate Guide to Social Media and Privacy

We humans are social beings. Though some people may prefer their own company to that of others, most people crave some level of connectivity, of being a valued part of a network. Humans by nature seek to invite others into their lives, to share in their joy, pain, successes, failures and what they just ate for breakfast (especially if it photographs well). So it’s no … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Social Media and Privacy

It’s International Data Privacy Day – Do You Know What Your Camera Knows About You?

January 28th is International Data Privacy Day. If you’re wondering why data privacy needs its own awareness day, well hello, good morning and welcome to the 21 Century. Today, technological advances come at breakneck speed. With every new device and development, at some point the user is asked to fork over a portion of his or her identifying information. At the beginning of our always-connected … Continue reading It’s International Data Privacy Day – Do You Know What Your Camera Knows About You?

Your Microphone – One More Thing to Worry About

“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” This astute quote is attributed to both Kurt Cobain, the grunge-wearing, cocaine-snorting lead singer of Nirvana and Joseph Heller, famed author of Catch-22. Regardless of which one said it first (we’re betting Cobain pinched it from Heller, as the latter could have been the former’s grandfather), it’s so chock full of truth that it’s kind … Continue reading Your Microphone – One More Thing to Worry About

Awareness Starts With You – The Top 10 Biggest Security Issues You Need to Know About Now

Well, it’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month, or NCSAM for short. While we’re always up for an excuse to talk about increasing security awareness, we’re super excited that there’s actually an entire month dedicated to helping people become more educated about their digital habits. For better or worse, our devices dominate our lives. According to Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report, the average person spends … Continue reading Awareness Starts With You – The Top 10 Biggest Security Issues You Need to Know About Now

Virobot: Are Monster Mash-ups The Future of Ransomware?

Veux-tu Virobot? For the non-francophones among us, what we’re asking is if you’ve heard about the latest ransomware variant dubbed Virobot. Multi-tasking Ransomware Discovered by researchers in mid September, Virobot is one heck of a multi-tasker. Though it’s clearly still under development, Virobot boasts an impressive CV of malicious skills — aside from the typical “execute and encrypt” ransomware capabilities, it logs and steals keystrokes … Continue reading Virobot: Are Monster Mash-ups The Future of Ransomware?