Category: News

Should You Buy a New Smartphone?

Every year when the newest smartphone comes out, there tends to be lots of glitz and glam surrounding it. In fact, it can feel like there’s almost too much buzz around it at times. But who can blame Apple, Samsung or Google for their marketing blitzes? After all, they’re excited about their latest and greatest Read More…

How Can You Protect Yourself from the Equifax Data Breach?

The Equifax data breach has been all over the news lately, and has captured a lot of people’s attention. That’s because it’s one of the nation’s largest credit bureaus. And because it may have exposed the information of up to 145 million American adults — one of the worst data breaches in the country’s history. Read More…

How to Stay Up-to-Date on New Malware

Cybersecurity is an ever-changing landscape, and that can sometimes be daunting. After all, people seem to be developing both new malware and new security features every day. You might feel like there’s no way for you to truly stay up-to-date on the most useful ways to practice online safety. It’s easier than you might think. Read More…

Project Strobe–Important Things to Know

If you’ve dabbled in the world of cybersecurity, you’ve probably heard of Project Strobe, if not in name, then at least in agency. This Google-headed policy is a step toward more privacy for Google Chrome users. It came in large part because of the ways in which data was leaking more and more often on Read More…

Are Robocalls Illegal?

It seems like robocalls are one of the biggest technological annoyances of the 21st century. People are getting more robocalls than ever, sometimes several each day. To use the old vernacular, your phone may be ringing off the hook! There are so many unwanted robocalls floating around. You may wonder why. Are these companies even Read More…

A Quick Guide to the Do Not Call Registry

If you’ve ever expressed frustration to someone about spam calls or robocalls, you may have gotten one misguided question: “Have you tried putting your number on the Do Not Call Registry?” Even if you have put your number on the registry, though, you may still be getting spam or telemarketing calls that you can’t seem to Read More…

Is That Amazon Seller Legitimate?

Amazon is the #1 online marketplace for a reason. For shoppers, the site makes it easy to get your necessities alongside novelties and treats, all conveniently delivered right to your door. For sellers, Amazon is a successful existing e-commerce site, so they merely list items to start turning a profit. On both sides, Amazon is Read More…

Info You Shouldn’t Share with Facebook

Social media provides plenty of options to connect with friends, find information, and generally enhance your life. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous and even cause harm if you aren’t careful. Although many people will never become the victim of identity theft, you don’t want to make yourself an easy target. You may be inclined to Read More…

Felon Voting Rights: An Explanation

Felon voting rights have been a hot-button topic in recent months, with plenty of opinions on either side of the fence. That wealth of opinion is incredibly obvious when you look at the various felon voting laws across the United States. States range from being very lenient with felons to incredibly strict, and everywhere in-between. Read More…

What Facebook’s Privacy Problems Mean to You

FacebookⒸ has encountered privacy concerns multiple times over the years. Staying up-to-date on these concerns is an essential part of keeping your information safe, especially if you use Facebook frequently. And, when it comes to staying safe online in general, looking at big companies’ missteps can help you learn what to watch out for. Here’s Read More…