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computer privacy

Information Security: Who’s Looking Over Your Shoulder?

Have you been in an airport lately? While some people travel for leisure to escape always being “connected”, there are others who find it necessary to stay in touch. Here are some recommendations for keeping your personal information safe while on the road.

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...

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.