#8 – Avoiding Facebook Spyware, and Quality Security Tools


Do you use Facebook? This episode is ‘must listen’ for you! Facebook has a new ‘Protection’ product that is the opposite of protection, or at least the opposite of privacy.  Actually, it meets the definition of spyware.

The Yahoo! Breach – What Happened, What You Can Do, and Why


If you had a Yahoo account in 2014, you should read this to find out what happened, and what you can do about it. The bottom line is, the advice that Yahoo is giving their users is not nearly enough to protect from the scale of this data breach. The timeline seems to suggest that much … Continue reading The Yahoo! Breach – What Happened, What You Can Do, and Why

New Book Released Today With Simple Tips for Everyday Online Security


Tired of all of the rules that you have to follow everyday just to be online?  The internet was easier once, but now it seems like we spend half of our computer time worrying about hackers, thieves, viruses, and other online traps. It’s time for a new approach.  It’s time for intuitive, reasonable habits to … Continue reading New Book Released Today With Simple Tips for Everyday Online Security

Seven Myths About New Credit Card Fees


It’s been called a “Surcharge,” “Swipe Fee,” “Credit Card Fee” “Interchange,” or a “Checkout fee.” Until today, retailers were not allowed to pass these fees on to their customers. If you heard about it in the news, you may have the impression that you will have to pay 4% more for everything starting today. That … Continue reading Seven Myths About New Credit Card Fees