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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
Facebook scams

November 10, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Be Alert for Facebook Scams
More than a quarter of the world population uses Facebook. The tech giant is the biggest social media platform in the world, and one of the most visited websites of all time. Anyone who uses the platform probably isn’t surprised that Facebook is also one of the websites most rampant with scams. If you use […] Read more
Google Street View

November 3, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Blur Your House on Google Street View
Google is one of the biggest companies in the world. They launched more than two decades ago as a simple search engine but now dominate the tech industry with their email platform, document suite, smart technology, translation services, and more. One of the most well-known services the business offers is Google Maps and Google Street […] Read more
Test Your VPN Speed

October 27, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Test Your VPN Speed
Millions of people around the world use virtual private networks as a way of increasing their digital privacy and security. VPNs both encrypt your data so no one can see your activity, and make you anonymous online so no one can trace your activity back to you. Unfortunately, there’s a pervasive notion that VPNs slow […] Read more
Ridesharing services

October 20, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Take Care with Ridesharing Services
Two decades ago, the word “uber” meant “over and above.” The word “lift” simply referred to raising an object. Today, the terms are synonymous with ridesharing, thanks to companies like Uber and Lyft. For those who may not be familiar with the term, ridesharing is the digital world’s solution to taxi rides. Taxi rides are […] Read more