Category: Online Security

What’s the Best Webcam Cover to Protect Your Online Privacy?

What’s the Best Webcam Cover to Protect Your Online Privacy?

Did you know that hackers could access your webcam without your permission? Webcams can be hacked by a cyber peeper through any Internet-enabled device. I know it’s scary, but someone could be recording you right now! Do you leave your laptop open while you’re getting dressed in your room!? Do you leave your smartphone or tablet facing upwards!? Your actions could become public if your webcam becomes hacked. Protect your privacy by covering your webcam when it’s not in use…

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Google Apps Email Inbox Controversy

Google Apps Email Inbox Controversy

Google Apps is growing day by day, and recently – they’ve unveiled a “Premium” business version of their popular Gmail email software that will allow you to use any email address (i.e. those associated with your own domain name or business) with their popular email hosting platform. The question that arises is – how private is your sensitive email data? As it turns out, this has created a huge Google Apps email inbox controversy…

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LinkedIn Security Notice – “Account Blocked” Phishing Email Alert

LinkedIn Security Notice – “Account Blocked” Phishing Email Alert

Delete the email and do not click the “follow this link” text, as it does not lead to LinkedIn.com. Instead, it leads to a scammer’s website disguised as LinkedIn that will attempt to con you into offering your login details and other personal information.

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11 Online Privacy Statistics You May Not Know

11 Online Privacy Statistics You May Not Know

Who can see your Facebook posts and might your credit card info end up in the wrong hands when you save it to your favorite online retailer’s website (read: Target, Home Depot, etc.)? You are not alone. Americans are becoming more concerned about their online privacy and want to learn more about how they can gain control of their personal information. A recent study by Virtru, a digital technology company, found that 73% of Americans who use the web are concerned about online privacy. Of those, 38% said they didn’t know how and 46% said they don’t know where to begin…

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