IoT domestic abuse: What can we do to stop it?

A disturbing new use of technology against loved ones has come to light: Internet of Things (IoT) domestic abuse cases are being reported, and security experts are wondering how best to tackle this new problem. What is it? And more importantly, what can we do to fight it?

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Internet Safety Month: How to protect your child’s privacy online

This month is Internet Safety Month, and today we’ll be talking about online privacy for children. For parents and caretakers, nothing could be more troubling than the thought of having your child’s personal information stolen and used by nefarious actors. In part one of this two-part series, we’ll discuss how parents can help kids and teens protect their online presence.

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GDPR causes a flood of new policies

The upcoming GDPR deadline means you’ve probably seen an influx of changed policy announcements in your inbox. Here’s why you might want to pay attention to the changes.

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Please don’t buy this: smart toys

Much like other IoT products, smart toys don’t have a great track record of protecting personal information, designing software according to industry best practices, and updating in a timely manner. Because of this, and despite your children’s protests, we suggest you please don’t buy this.

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Myspace vs. Facebook: the good old days?

There’s a debate happening at the moment: Myspace vs. Facebook. Was it safer? Easier to use? More welcoming of sparkly gifs? We take a walk down memory lane and remind you that privacy and safety concerns plagued ye old social networks of yore.

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Maybe you shouldn’t use LinkedIn

In light of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica problem, we examined another important social networking platform’s protection of users’ data. The results for LinkedIn users? Not pretty.

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Panerabread.com breach could have impacted millions

The Panerabread.com breach might have exposed 37 million customers’ data online. What should you do to make sure your security isn’t compromised?

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You down with P2P? 10 tips to secure your mobile payment app

Peer-to-peer (P2P) mobile transactions are on the rise, thanks to a number of mobile payment apps available on the market. In this post, we’ll look at the security risks of using P2P payment apps and what users can do to protect themselves.

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