What Is Identity Theft?

What Is Identity Theft? Identity theft is something that can happen to anyone. With an increase in identity theft these days, anybody is at risk. Hackers steal your information from a website you use when your password is weak. Sometimes they will hack a whole database of users, and the company must release a statement…

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Getting Rid of Digital Baggage

Getting Rid of Digital Baggage Deleting something and starting fresh is something generally discouraged by social media and tech giants. It’s hard enough to throw away physical junk, but it’s even harder to throw away years of digital data that just sits around. If you can’t bear to delete it, then you should at the…

Phishing for Personal Info

Phishing for Personal Info Same scam, different techniques Somethings never get old and stealing information is one of those things. Phishing is commonly done through email, but times have changed so much since the first iteration of the World Wide Web. We’re practically on a whole new playing field, with new rules and gadgets. It’s…

Transparency for Who?

Transparency for Who? Consumers seem to be transparent as big organizations become opaque Transparency seems to be the new buzzword for governments and corporations alike. But who’s really becoming more transparent at the end of the day? Are they… or are we? Privacy is continually being eroded at legal levels all around the world. Governments…

Australia Says Goodbye to Privacy

Australia Says Goodbye to Privacy In a quiet storm, Australia’s government has taken away privacy rights The Australian government has new founded spying powers, but can it protect the data it obtains? This question doesn’t only apply to Australia – if you take a look at America and other countries that have whittled away privacy…