Category Archives: Security

Privacy Badger: Your Badger of Privacy

Privacy Badger: The Badger of Privacy We think “Do Not Track” browser features and browser add-ons are pretty much worthless – they assume that everything and everyone is tracking you for evil purposes and thus they block everything regardless of who or what it is, who it is , even it may be beneficial. Yes,… Read More »

Strong Passwords Made Easy

Strong Passwords Made Easy We have preached and preached about using a good password manager like LastPass (or pick any good password manager) to create and manage passwords,. But we have finally realized that many of you are still not using a password manager and you’re never going to. But we can’t begin to tell… Read More »

Check Your Router to Make Sure It’s Hacker-free

Check Your Router to Make Sure It’s Hacker-free You’re doing everything right – using good security software,  a strong Wi-Fi network password so you’re safe, right. Well, probably. Hackers are nothing if not innovative and they can break into a router using what’s known as DNS-hijacking.  And if your router is compromised, so are all… Read More »

IRS Scams and Tech Support Scams

IRS Scams & Tech Support Scams It’s tax season here in the USA and that means not only do you have to be careful about tech-support / your-computer-is-infected telephone scams, this time of year you have to worry about tax scams and folks impersonating IRS officials. An IRS agent is not going to call you… Read More »

How to Reset Firefox and Clear Browsing History

How to Reset Firefox and Clear Browsing History For the most part, the current Scam du Jour, generally affects Chrome users. But it can affect Firefox users too, so we’ve written this post for to show you how to reset Firefox and clear your Firefox browsing history (if you’re using Chrome see this post.) How to… Read More »