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

Sick of Being Tracked? 7 Tips to Stop Internet Tracking

Guess what – You’re being tracked. Is that news to you? Well it shouldn’t be. If you use the internet (which it sure seems you do, because you’re reading this right now), you have to know that every time you visit any website, you’re being tracked because of cookies (Yum, right? Er…no). Cookies are small packets of data that collect information about you to enhance … Continue reading Sick of Being Tracked? 7 Tips to Stop Internet Tracking

Privacy in the Age of Pokemon Go!

So not only is Pokemon go the biggest craze ever (seemingly anyway), it also seems to be the most written about topic ever. Everywhere you turn there is another article on helping players catch ‘em all or where to find the closest PokeStop. And chances are you have come across forums dedicated to answering the most burning questions on the minds of otherwise responsible adults, … Continue reading Privacy in the Age of Pokemon Go!

Still Holding Out on Windows 10? Here is Why You Don’t Need to Worry About it

So it’s almost July 29th – Do you know what that means? No, not that the lazy days of summer are just slipping through our fingers like slurry cake batter (well, maybe that too). It means that you just have a few more days to upgrade to Windows 10 if you have been holding out. After that upgrading to 10 will cost a sweet $300 … Continue reading Still Holding Out on Windows 10? Here is Why You Don’t Need to Worry About it