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Is TikTok safe?

is tiktok safe

A popular video-sharing social media app has been in the news recently due to data privacy and child safety concerns. This prompts the question, is TikTok safe? What is TikTok? For those who might be wondering who or what is a TikTok? You’re not alone. According to an article by Slate, TikTok is especially popular […]

Can my phone be hacked while charging? | Juice Jacking

juice jacking

Charging smartphones at public USB charging stations in places like airports, hotels or the mall may leave travelers at risk for juice jacking. Juice Jacking Many of us are so attached to our smartphones, it seems at times like they are part of us. When your smartphone flashes the low battery warning, the quest to […]

5 Things You Can Do to Protect your Digital Privacy

digital privacy

In a world where much of our lives are spent online, keeping your personal data secure is paramount. Hackers and cyber criminals can use personal information found online to gain access into your accounts. Luckily, there are lots of easy steps you can take to protect your digital privacy! Tips to Protect your Digital Privacy: […]

A Consumer’s Guide to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

California Consumer Privacy Act CCPA

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a new privacy law aimed at protecting California consumers by establishing new privacy rights. The CCPA, also known as AB 375, was put into effect on January 1, 2020. In a press release describing the regulations, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra was quoted saying, “We take a historic […]

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism has Begun.

surveillance capitalism

If you’ve not heard of Shoshana Zuboff, social psychologist and also a former professor at Harvard Business School, then chances are that you may not be very familiar with this term. The term “Surveillance Capitalism“, which has now grown in popularity, was gotten from the title of her new book – “The Age of Surveillance […]

What is IOT and how does it work?

what is iot

“The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction.” — “What is the Internet of Things” on IoT Agenda. Do you know what is […]

Webcam Malware

webcam malware

Webcams are versatile and convenient. They allow us to stay connected to friends and family, make video conferences with our colleagues and much much more. But like all good things in life, there is a dark side too. One of the worst experiences online is definitely finding out that someone is watching you through your […]

Cybersecurity Spending

cybersecurity spending

In the past few years, we are witnessing an explosion of data breach cases, cybersecurity and ransomware attacks on small, medium-sized and even big companies. It is very unlikely there will be a downward trend in cybersecurity cases in the near future. In 2019 global spending on cybersecurity will top 100 billion dollars. Research results […]

How Do I Make My Netflix Profile Private?

how do i set my netflix profile private

Hey! Netflix is just an entertainment platform so why will I want to make my Netflix profile private? We live in a time when practically everything we do that requires an internet connection or data transfer of any kind requires some scrutiny to ensure that there are no privacy and security issues lurking somewhere. Netflix […]

How To Remove Personal Information From The Internet

remove personal information from internet

Without any doubt, the internet has brought us many good things. Fast, easy and accessible communications, it has changed the way we travel, entertain ourselves, and even cook. However, one distinct disadvantage is the huge amount of data and personal information just floating out there in cyberspace. If someone with bad intentions can get your […]