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.
Category: Personal Security
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
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
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
Scammers are getting better and better. Brian Krebs has a excellent reporting on his site. This is the link: https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/01/apple-phone-phishing-scams-getting-better/#more-46207
This post has been updated. Here is the latest post. 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 B (it was previously a C). There is no support for secure renegotiation This server … Continue reading California DMV (updated)
Google play store is full of fake apps and its getting a lot of downloads. It seems to me that these games may appeal to kids. Please exercise caution when downloading apps or when your kids play with your phone.
University of Florida researchers have developed a device that can detect most ATM, gas pump and point of sale skimmers.
If you ever get a CD and USB drive in the mail that your not expecting do not put it in your computer as it will most likely contain malware. Even if the letter or package comes from someone you know, call that person to confirm that they did send it. But the best way … Continue reading Got CD and USB Drive in the Mail?
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.