Author: Jared Howe

How To: Managing Your YouTube Security

If you upload videos to YouTube, you should avoid publishing videos containing private details such as telephone number or address information, or any other details that could help a stranger figure out who you are or where you live.

How To: Managing Your Android Security

Several popular Android apps regularly share your location and critical phone data such as your phone number with advertisers and...

How To: Managing Your iPhone Security

Smartphones, like the iPhone, have become increasingly important to our modern lives, and accessing account and professional content is shifting...

Why Your Facebook Chats are Being Monitored

What you say in your private chats and messages on Facebook may not be as private as you think. According to a recent report from Reuters, the social media giant employs a mums-the-word technology that scans posts and chats for criminal activity. If something is fishy, the content is flagged and then read by an employee who will access the conversation and call the police, if necessary.

Find out why.

How To: Managing Your Yahoo Buzz Privacy Settings

Yahoo Buzz allows you to let people know what stories you think are important and therefore worth sharing. So whatever you do in Buzz (buzz a story up or down, post comments about a buzzed story, etc.) is public, unless you change your Buzz Activity setting to private.

The Perils of using Facebook on Public WiFi

The next time you to connect to Facebook on an open hotspot, take a second to think about your security. What was intended as a quick log on to update your status or check your account, may have perilous consequence.  You may not realize it, but Facebook users logging on through a public wireless connection are vulnerable.