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January 21, 2021

3 Tips for Safe and Sound Everyday Online Activities

Everyday online activities

Would you ever leave your wallet out in the open in the middle of a busy street? Probably not. Most of us have cash, credit cards, and some of our most valuable ID tucked away in those small slots and pockets. Risking wallet theft is enough to upend a life. But did you know that […] Read more

Limits to private browsing

January 19, 2021

Privacy Tip of the Week: Understand the Limits to Private Browsing
Almost everyone uses private, or incognito, browsing at some point in their digital lives. It’s a convenient feature that enhances your privacy online. Most commonly, users take advantage of private browsing to access adult-themed content, look up possibly embarrassing medical issues, or shop for loved ones without the surprise being given away. Unfortunately, many people […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Don't Use Incognito Mode

January 15, 2021

Privacy Tip of the Week: Don’t Use Incognito Mode
Watching a steamy video? Searching up an embarrassing medical question? Looking for that perfect gift that you need to keep secret? Most people hide their browser history with incognito mode. The name generates an expectation of privacy. However, going incognito online actually doesn’t protect you as much as you may believe. While the setting stops […] Read more
VPN speed boost

January 14, 2021

VPN Speed: Why It’s Important and How to Get a VPN Speed Boost
The internet is one of the most important inventions in human history. Yet, 2020 made it more important than ever. The World Wide Web became a lifeline for work, relationships, shopping, and more. But with rising use comes a rising need for a safer, more secure connection.  A VPN, or virtual private network, is one […] Read more
Trading Cryptocurrencies Safely

January 12, 2021

Privacy Tip of the Week: Tips for Trading Cryptocurrencies Safely
Cryptocurrency has been around for a few years now. For the uninitiated, cryptocurrency is a type of virtual money. Each unit of money is called a “coin,” or sometimes a “token.” Some of the most popular digital coins include Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. This form of currency was developed mostly as a way to amass […] Read more
False information online

December 22, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Learn to Spot False Information Online
Any internet user knows the digital world is rife with false information. It takes the form of spoofed articles, altered photos, fake videos, personal statuses, and more. Some of it is designed with malicious intent, to disrupt political processes, public health initiatives, and more. On the other hand, some false online information spreads simply because […] Read more
ereader privacy

December 15, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Update Your eReader Privacy
More than 90 million people in the US access content such as books, magazines, and newspapers on ereader devices. They’re conveniently portable and readily accessible, with some of the biggest brands in the world offering their own variation of the tech. Some of the most popular models include Amazon’s Kindle, Barnes and Noble’s Nook, and […] Read more
Smart home assistant privacy

December 8, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Increase Your Smart Home Assistant Privacy
We’re deep into the holiday shopping season, now that Black Friday has come and gone. Every year, technology serves as some of the most popular gift items. Phones, tablets, and more find their way under trees and into stockings. In addition, smart home devices like the Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa-enabled Echo, make great gifts […] Read more
Holiday season online

December 1, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Have a Safe Holiday Season Online
This year, the holidays are going to look a little different. With COVID-19 still making waves across the globe, travel is restricted and gatherings are limited. In-store shopping has mostly moved online. Traditional get-togethers with family and friends are unlikely this year. Thankfully, with the help of modern technology, we don’t have to forego the […] Read more
Smart online shopping

November 24, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Smart Online Shopping for Black Friday
Black Friday is less than a week away, with Cyber Monday right on its heels. In fact, many retailers have also launched early deals for shoppers to enjoy. Millions of people view the upcoming sale weekend as the official kickoff for holiday shopping. And, of course, people love a sale as a reason to treat […] Read more
VPN Auto-Connect

November 17, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Use the VPN Auto-Connect Feature
There are a ton of reasons for using a VPN every time you go online. They keep you anonymous, so websites and organizations can’t track you. They encrypt your data, which is especially important when you’re on public wi-fi. Many allow you to access content unavailable in your geographic region. In some cases, a VPN […] Read more