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If there’s been one growing source of concern over the past year, it’s the explosion of corporate breaches. Businesses of all kinds, including major retailers, restaurant chains and banks have all suffered from the constant onslaught of attacks from cybercriminals. These attacks have illustrated one thing well: we’re not as secure as we ought to […]

In nearly every science fiction movie made, there is at least one character that is part machine and part man. They are the cyborgs. Luke Skywalker has a mechanical hand; Robocop is, well, Robocop; and Geordi LaForge of Star Trek had a wearable visor that helps him see. They’re all reliant on technology to help […]

It was about 3 years ago when my friend Hannah* discovered someone was using her photo on a dating website – BTW Hannah is happily married!  At first, I thought her story was possibly a figment of her imagination but a few quick searches and bang! – her picture was staring right back at me […]

There’s a chance you may skip this blog post thinking to yourself: This will never happen to my child. I have a tight reign on my kids—they know better. The chances of an inappropriate photo getting circulated, is pretty much zero. To which I would promptly administer this two-step reality check: • The #1 truth in parenting is […]

Ever felt like your computer was possessed? Or that you aren’t the only one using your tablet? I think I smell a rat. Literally, a RAT. A RAT or remote administration tool, is software that gives a person full control a tech device, remotely. The RAT gives the user access to your system, just as […]