If you’re not careful about the apps you install and the user agreements you agree to, you could be giving your information away without even knowing it. How can you download and use apps safely? And is there a way to do it while keeping your personal data private still?
Regardless of your age or how often you use Google and Facebook, it’s important to know what information these sites have about you. Additionally, you may want to delete the stored data they’ve been gathering up to this point.
Have you recently received a package from FedEx, UPS or another delivery company? If you’re like many Americans, the answer to the aforementioned question is yes. After all, Amazon alone sends about 3.3 billion packages worldwide yearly, many of which are delivered to customers in the United States.
Social media accounts may not be “essential” the way your online banking details or your 401(k) login are, but they’re important for different reasons. Social media accounts can be used to determine a lot about somebody, and many people use them as login information for many different sites. It’s important to make sure they’re secured.
Computer viruses are part of life in our always-on, always-connected world. They’ve been with us since the early ‘80s, though the Internet made them much easier to spread. But you don’t have to be afraid of them. With a little understanding and preparedness you can avoid the pitfalls of a computer virus and keep your computer in top shape.
Regular people and technology-savvy power users alike can benefit from its features. But with increasing emphasis on online privacy, Mozilla has spent its time trying to refine a set of privacy tools for Firefox.
These scams can be full of viruses and malware, or they are phishing schemes that are meant to trick you into providing personal information that can be used to steal your identity. Luckily, we have the information you need in order to be informed and stop these threats.
Voice assistants are always listening, unless you tell them not to. If you have privacy concerns, it can be hard to find how to opt out of some of the more intrusive listening. If you’re one of the people that’s concerned about privacy with some of these voice assistants, there are ways to turn them off—here’s how:
This post will help guide you through Facebook privacy settings, how to post updates and photos, as well as the little (yet important) things, like commenting and reacting to other people’s posts, that all add up to confidently maintaining an active Facebook account.
In addition to having a security system, it’s also smart to use other home security gadgets. Although there are many options, a video doorbell is one of the best investments.