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When a company goes out of business, its assets—including stores, trademarks, furniture and signs—are sold off. The term for this is called liquidation—the business equivalent of an estate sale. Regardless of terminology, everything is sold. And in the case of RadioShack, a once shimmering empire of electronic memorabilia, ‘everything’ includes your data. Yes, if you […]

Nowadays, most people are constantly on the go–multi-tasking while moving from one place to the next. The majority of the time this results in sales pitches, meetings and important discussions being conducted over our smartphones. This means, the successful completion of your call is reliant on the battery life of your trusted mobile device. Picture […]

  Last week we talked about the dangers that can arise with apps that allow anonymous users to interact. Equally concerning is the growing popularity of location tracking apps among teens. Designed to help moms keep track of kids, these apps serve a great purpose. However, they can be misused by teens looking for nearby friends if privacy settings […]

At the start of the year, we all made our resolutions for 2015. Now it’s March—how are you doing on your resolutions? If you’ve already broken a few, no worries; New Year’s doesn’t have the monopoly on making goals to better yourself. This is especially true with digital safety. At a time when there are […]

If 2014 set the tone of cyberattacks on larger institutions, 2015 is setting the cadence. And man, is it a sour song. The latest data breach comes courtesy of cybercriminals who targeted patient information at Premera Blue Cross, a major healthcare provider. Premera Blue Cross announced its cybersecurity breach on Sunday, saying that attackers may […]