Tag Archives: online safety

Online Theft and Online Identity Theft: Who are the Biggest Scammers?

    Online Theft and Online Identity Theft: Who are the Biggest Scammers? You know what makes me so angry I could chew the bark off a pine tree? The supposedly trustworthy companies who use fear-mongering and misinformation to sell you something you don’t need. For example. Every time I hear the Norton/LifeLock commercial filled… Read More »

How to Use Your Browser’s Address Bar to Stay Safe Online

    How to Use Your Browser’s Address Bar to Stay Safe Online We have featured this information before, but it’s important enough to revisit it. Why? Because it’s all about your safety. The information in this article can protect you from identity theft and/or from having your bank account cleaned out, our your credit… Read More »

Google’s Titan Security Keys

Google’s Titan Security Keys Titan Security Keys make hardware-based two-factor authentication easy and practical for your online accounts. Google promises “the highest level of protection against phishing attacks”. Google recently wrote that its 85,000 employees have been using similar physical security keys for months and that none of them have fallen victim to phishing attacks.… Read More »

Equifax Does it Again [Almost]: A lesson to be learned

Equifax Does it Again [Almost]:  A lesson to be learned The Great Equifax Breach of 2017, allowed hackers to obtain sensitive information from approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. In order “to assist” victims of the attack, Equifax set up a website where people could go learn whether or not they were affected by the breach.… Read More »