Tag Archives: security

The Darkside Of Wearable Technology

I came across an interesting article concerning the security risks of wearable technology. This article calls it the darkside of wearable technology http://www.techrepublic.com/article/the-dark-side-of-wearables-how-theyre-secretly-jeopardizing-your-security-and-privacy/?tag=nl.e036&s_cid=e036&ttag=e036&ftag=TREa988f1c. What do you think?

Beware Of Malicious Software Threats

Hello, I work on computers. Over the past several months, I have noticed an increase in malicious threats winding up on computers because people are unaware of what they are clicking on or downloading. When you download a program or an attachment, look carefully at your computer screen and make sure that is all you […]

XP Support Is Ending in April: It’s Time To Move Forward

Hello, Just in case you hadn’t heard. Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP. The date appears to be April 8th. This means Microsoft will not provide anymore updates. It will become a non-supported operating system. All operating systems eventually come to an end life. If ¬†you have not switched to a newer system, then, the […]

The Danger In Using Retail Store Apps

Hello, The explosion of smartphones on the market has obviously created thousands of more apps. I wrote about passwords several days ago. Then, today I found this article about Starbucks app and passwords. Check out the article: http://www.technewsworld.com/story/Passwords-Flow-Freely-at-Starbucks-79806.html. Now, if you just think this is a Starbucks problem, you are mistaken. It leads me to […]

Passwords, Passwords, Passwords

Hello,   How many passwords must one remember? Too many… Just in case you are not aware, there are many free password generators and password storage programs/apps available. However, it never ceases to amaze me that people don’t take this more seriously. Now, I don’t think it’s fair to paint everyone with a broad brush. […]

Small Businesses & Cybersecurity For The Future

For Small Businesses, it is critical to understand the future impact of avoiding sound cybersecurity practices. It will be a necessary cost of doing business in the digital age. Check out this article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/cybertruth/2013/12/24/why-small-businesses-must-tackle-cybersecurity/4190325/