Category Archives: Privacy

143 Million U.S. Consumers Affected by Equifax Data Breach

143 Million U.S. Consumers Affected by Equifax Data Breach Equifax is one of the “big three” credit reporting agencies. So, even if you don’t do business with Equifax directly, they know your business. Equifax knows all about you: Your credit card numbers, your social security number, your home address, your phone number(s), the banks you… Read More »

Tech Support Scams Continue to Evolve

Tech Support Scams Continue to Evolve One day last week,  I was looking at freeware picks, and site picks, and evaluating them for possible inclusion in our newsletters. I had 12-15 tabs open at the time, when suddenly, what to my bloodshot eyes should appear? This: And accompanying these ominous warnings including “There is a… Read More »

Use Scr.im to Trim Spam

Use Scr.im to Trim Spam Any time you put your email address in plain text on Facebook, Twitter, forums, auction sites, etc.  your email address will be harvested by spam bots that constantly patrol the web. If your email address is whosafraidofspam@not2savvy.org  and you post that on the web, anywhere, on any page, your email… Read More »