Google Drive Google's automated system access the data stored on their servers for the purpose of monetization through advertising. DropBox Dropbox employees and trusted "third-parties" have permission to access, view and share the files stored on their servers at any time. Box The terms of service gives Box permission to view the files stored on … Continue reading Online Storage Privacy
Just got my SQRL identity. Saw the creator Steve Gibson last night and am hoping this technology will take off. Once it takes off web and enterprise login will be much easier and secure. More information on SQRL.
Some of us use online banking and many of us do not. The ones that does not use it could be the older generation or just don't trust it. There has been several reports that cyber criminals buy personal identifiable information in order to setup online baking for you and or enroll your card in … Continue reading Online Banking Placeholder
Netlab 360 have found many malicious JAVA script that was injected into many online e-commerce sites. The script can get name and credit card or debit card information. Below is a list as reported by Netab 360: adirectholdings[.]com adm[.]sieger-trophaen[.]de adventureequipment[.]com[.]au alkoholeswiata[.]com alphathermalsystems[.]com ameta-anson[.]com ametagroup[.]com ametawest[.]com armenianbread[.]com autosportcompany[.]nl bagboycompany[.]com boardbookalbum[.]biz boardbookalbum[.]com boardbookalbum[.]net boardbookalbums[.]biz boardbookalbums[.]net burmabibas[.]com businesstravellerbags[.]com … Continue reading Online Credit Card Skimming
California DMV uses convergepay for credit card processing. I just re-ran a check of that site on SSL Labs to check the certificate and security and the grade was a A+ (it was previously a B and C). The payment showed very good improvements over time. This will be the last update to this topic … Continue reading California DMV (latest)
Do you ever wonder about the links you get form search engine? Some search actually will track you. Below are examples of actual links that search engine put your browsers through. Below example are from the Firefox browser. Search term for each engine is "news". Google: https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=12&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiMzJLkqszhAhVWqp4KHaAPBZwQFjALegQIBBAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2F&usg=AOvVaw3hwlZRMoRSFcUYuQnc0PTS Startpage.com https://www.foxnews.com/ Duck Duck Go https://www.foxnews.com/ As you … Continue reading Search Engine Links
Governments are now in the Android malware business. From what I have read on Android malware there are thing s that you can do to try to avoid them. Below are common apps that malware hides in. Games Battery booster Performance enhencer Coupon Rewards Apps that offer free VPN Many of malware apps will also … Continue reading Android Malware
Social Security scam is almost like a variation of the IRS scam. It is serious enough that FTC is issuing a PSA to raise awareness. As of this writing almost 17 million was scammed.
I learned about the domain registrar Hover a year ago and have been very satisfied with them. They offer time based 2nd factor authentication among other security features that apparently GoDaddy does not. I had to call Hover once to setup the DNS records, so I call the toll free number and to my surprise … Continue reading Hover
I have been using this little wonder for a few years now and I really love it. This device is perfect for traveling or just away from home. It sits between your device and the dangerous hotel WiFi. It is capital portal friendly, has VPN and TOR support. VPN service are provided by WiFiConsulting Inc. … Continue reading Tiny Hardware Firewall