Today, cameras are everywhere — on our phones, our Alexas, baby monitors, desktops, laptops, home security systems, gaming systems, smart TVs and lots of other connected products too. And here’s a scary thought – those same cameras that are just about everywhere can be used to spy on us. Turning cameras into spying weapons is a whole lot easier than you’re probably thinking. One relatively … Continue reading Webcam Hacking – Taking Back What’s Yours (and get a 14 day free trial on our advanced camera protection tool!)
March 8th is International Women’s Day, where we pay tribute to the women and men who worked relentlessly to promote equality for women. It’s also an opportunity to examine the current strides being made in the workplace. Cyber Security is one field where, though long considered to be an all-boys club, intrepid women are making incredible progress in changing that mindset. Let’s take a look … Continue reading Women in Cybersecurity: Changing the Face of Cyber, Paving the Path for Tomorrow
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
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
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?
“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