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It’s pretty easy to blame our tech-driven culture for the many crooked or fractured places in families today. Not a day goes by that we don’t link—either publically or privately—everything back to the morality, privacy, and safety being siphoned by our tech. (No one gets that better than we do—we’re in the security business!) We […]

In the U.S. it’s Thanksgiving week and that means after Thursday, the holiday season will be in full force. Not only is it time to bring out the tinsel while jamming out to Michael Bublé’s holiday CD (I can finally listen to all the holiday music I want without judgment), it’s also time to buckle […]

Horrible people do horrible things to get ahead in life. Case in point: scammers are deploying phishing attacks—emails and websites that trick users into giving up sensitive information—designed to take advantage of a humanitarian disaster. To make matters worse, this phishing attack is coupled with a secondary scam—fraudulent fundraising. Earlier this month, a group of […]

Hands up! Law enforcement agencies want you to pay for your crimes—but wait, what crimes did you commit? While your record may be squeaky clean, this malicious Android app sure isn’t and its makers are doing everything they can to extort money from consumers. I’ve discussed mobile apps that attempt to steal money from users […]

For a parent, there’s nothing more heartwarming than seeing your teen slowly emerge from the “me slumber” and begin to genuinely care about giving. And what better time to encourage a giving spirit than the holidays? But there’s a cyber-world lesson that’s critical to teach in tandem with giving, and that is how to click wisely online—especially […]