Category Archives: Privacy

Lenovo Installs Adware on New Computers

The following article appeared in Gizmodo, February 19, 2015 Lenovo Installs Adware on New Computers That Could Steal Private Data Oh no, Lenovo. Users are reporting on the company’s forums, its computers are coming installed with adware straight out of the box—that can monitor secure connections. According to a number of Lenovo users, the software called Superfish is installed on factory-fresh laptops. The… Read More »

The Boogeyman

The Boogeyman How many of you when you were kids were afraid of the boogeyman? I know I was. The boogeyman was always hiding under the bed, in the closet, or behind the dresser – just waiting to get at me. Of course I grew up and the boogeyman became just another quaint part of my childhood and… Read More »

The ONLY WAY to Keep Your Identity Safe

The ONLY WAY to Keep Your Identity Safe The term “identity theft” is tossed around a lot – you see it everywhere. However, when it comes to identity theft what you think you know about it can be more dangerous that what you don’t know about it. There are a lot of myths about identity theft, and we’re… Read More »

Your IP Address

Your IP Address Your IP address is like your phone number. It’s a unique number assigned to you when you’re connected to the Internet. Your IP address can be static – that is fixed and unchanging – or it can be dynamic – meaning it changes every time you connect to the internet or semi-static meaning it changes from time… Read More »