Category: Personal Security

SQRL

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.

Search Engine Links

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

Do you wipe?

Study shows that about two thirds of second hand storage devices still contain personal data that are trivial to recover.  Always remember to completely wipe your storage device before you sell it or giving it away.