It’s another year and another shiny new iOS for all to enjoy! Apple hits the mark on all the usual exciting, fun enhancements such as a more intelligent Siri, and those new Emojis we’ve all been waiting for. However, after a few privacy mishaps last year, such as the iCloud photo breach, an iCloud password vulnerability, and the more recent keyraider malware, Apple took notice and significantly upped their security game.
Private Means Private!
iOS 9 will not tie any usage data to an Apple ID or any other Apple service. The data is now completely anonymized, and Apple states that they w...
You’re learning how to drive, looking into potential colleges, getting your first “real” girlfriend or boyfriend, going to dances, parties, making new friends and having fun! With all of this newfound independence comes amazing new adventures and experiences in your life. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement, but, along with all of your academic studies and extra curricular activities, an education in cyber security can help keep you safe while you keep exploring.
Do’s and Don’ts of Cyber Security
Phishing 101Phishing is a con game that takes place online, and phishers are ju...
Mobile payment apps are changing the way we do business, but they can also be convenient ways to send money to friends and family. It’s easier than ever to send money to the people who need it, but also easier than ever for hackers to gain access to that money before it gets where you want it. How do you keep yourself and your money safe, while also being able to access the convenience of mobile payment apps?
How Mobile Payment Apps Work
You can pay using your phone, even without apps. Some companies, such as your phone company, allow you to pay your bill using standard text messaging....
The holidays are just around the corner, and that means many of us will be making purchases online to avoid large crowds and busy mall traffic, especially during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Certainly there has been quite a bit of buzz over Apple's latest product announcements. We've taken a look at all of the new technology so you know how to stay safe while you play with your shiny new Apple toys!
There’s already enough to stress about with the upcoming holiday season- finding the perfect present for everyone on your list, making holiday treats for friends and neighbors, and of course, sending out all of the holiday greeting cards. One less thing that needs to be added to that list is the stress of a credit card data breach. This holiday season, we’re examining all of the ways to pay, on and offline, and the safest way to take care of all of your holiday purchasing needs.
Credit Cards and the Recent POS Breaches
The topic of data breaches and identity theft has been in the med...