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Privacy & Security

Annoyed by Robocalls? Here’s How One Man Got $22K From Robocaller
Annoyed by Robocalls? Here’s How One Man Got $22K From Robocaller Protect Your Rights & Identity October 30, 2014
Feeling frustrated by robocalls on your cellphone? Imagine being able to make the company behind the automatic dialing pay you…
Protect against retail data breaches
Protect against retail data breaches Scams & Rip-Offs September 28, 2014
From Target to Home Depot, the data breaches keep on coming. Clark advises this one key move at the checkout…
How to protect yourself from data breaches
How to protect yourself from data breaches Protect Your Rights & Identity September 7, 2014
With all the data breaches of late, "data breach fatigue" has set in. But don't get numb to it all.…
Kill Switch Technology Coming to Android
Kill Switch Technology Coming to Android Mobile & Electronics September 2, 2014
With smartphone theft the No. 1 crime in many metro areas, Apple has defied wireless operators and mobile manufacturers to…
Facebook Messenger App Permissions: Friend or Foe?
Facebook Messenger App Permissions: Friend or Foe? Mobile & Electronics August 11, 2014
If you're all worked up over app permissions for Facebook Messenger, time to take a deep breath and relax! There's…
Russian Hackers Steal 1 Billion Usernames And Passwords
Russian Hackers Steal 1 Billion Usernames And Passwords Protect Your Rights & Identity August 6, 2014
Get ready for another data breach of mind-blowing proportions. A look at the damage done A Russian criminal ring reportedly…
Sign This To Stop Using Social Security Numbers As Medicare ID
Sign This To Stop Using Social Security Numbers As Medicare ID Scams & Rip-Offs July 28, 2014
EDITOR'S NOTE: This petition expired Aug. 27 after failing to meet the signature threshold I have been frustrated about identity…
Is Your Doctor Spying On Your Eating And Other Habits?
Is Your Doctor Spying On Your Eating And Other Habits? Health July 9, 2014
Some medical providers are now spying on how many burgers you have, how often you order a pizza, when you…
Protect against rampant tax ID theft
Protect against rampant tax ID theft Protect Your Rights & Identity July 1, 2014
The IRS continues to foul up efforts to protect you from tax ID theft. Here's what you need to do…
Facebook Privacy Policy Changes To Benefit Users
Facebook Privacy Policy Changes To Benefit Users Protect Your Rights & Identity June 25, 2014
Facebook is about to offer users a more hands-on way to manage their privacy on the 1.28 billion person social…
How To Turn Off AppleaE™s Frequent Locations Tracking
How To Turn Off AppleaE™s Frequent Locations Tracking Mobile & Electronics June 16, 2014
If you’re unhappy with all the tracking Apple does on you, there’s now something you can do about it. There…
Lifelock And EBay Are Latest Targets of Hackers
Lifelock And EBay Are Latest Targets of Hackers Protect Your Rights & Identity May 22, 2014
It's been another busy day in the world of data breaches. Hackers target eBay eBay has been hacked. The hack…
How To Fix A Smartphone Infected With Ransomware
How To Fix A Smartphone Infected With Ransomware Protect Your Rights & Identity May 21, 2014
Android smartphones are the target of an ugly fast moving scam working its way around the country that could cost…
How To Protect Yourself After the Michaels Breach
How To Protect Yourself After the Michaels Breach Protect Your Rights & Identity April 24, 2014
Prepare to be underwhelmed by the numbers of the latest data breach.After last year's Target breach that impacted 110 million…
The Heartbleed Data Breaches: Clark’s Advice
The Heartbleed Data Breaches: Clark’s Advice Computer Scams & ID Theft April 14, 2014
Don’t panic. But don’t tune out and let the apathy virus shut you down either. You can protect yourself from…
Should You Get A New Computer If You’re Running Windows XP?
Should You Get A New Computer If You’re Running Windows XP? Mobile & Electronics April 10, 2014
Now that Microsoft has put the kibosh on support for Windows XP, I'm advising people to ditch their old desktops…
New data breach may impact 200 million Americans
New data breach may impact 200 million Americans Protect Your Rights & Identity April 10, 2014
It's a data breach that threatens to be twice as large as the Target breach late last yearand you probably…
New way to opt out of mobile tracking
New way to opt out of mobile tracking Protect Your Rights & Identity March 20, 2014
Marketers are gaga over our smartphones. They're always with us. And they emit a signal that researchers and marketers have…
Be careful what you post on Facebook or Twitter
Be careful what you post on Facebook or Twitter Jobs & Military March 17, 2014
Some employers may subject you to a social media background check -- even after you're hired!
Should banks be punished for data breaches?
Should banks be punished for data breaches? Money & Credit March 5, 2014
Not a day goes by that we don't have another announcement about some kind of banking or data breach. The…
A way to avoid pre-approved credit card fraud
A way to avoid pre-approved credit card fraud Protect Your Rights & Identity February 28, 2014
Here's a fast and easy way to opt out of pre-approved credit offers to lessen the chances of a criminal…
Capital One to start caller ID spoofing, visiting debtors in pers
Capital One to start caller ID spoofing, visiting debtors in pers Money & Credit February 21, 2014
Capital One has some new terms of service (TOS) that are making a lot of customers do a double-take. Do…
Cookies are toast, so what’s next in online tracking?
Cookies are toast, so what’s next in online tracking? Mobile & Electronics February 20, 2014
When it comes to tracking your activity online, the cookie is going away. But where are the laws we need…
Yahoo mail users hit by data breach
Yahoo mail users hit by data breach Mobile & Electronics February 3, 2014
If you are one of the hundreds of millions of Americans who uses Yahoo mail, you have homework to do…
The little black box in your car
The little black box in your car Cars January 30, 2014
What is the proper role of "black boxes" in automobiles? I believe they should be used to make the design…
Google mail users can adjust settings to bar surprise emails
Google mail users can adjust settings to bar surprise emails Mobile & Electronics January 10, 2014
Google has a new feature where people can send you an email even if they don't know your email address.…
A warning about free wifi hotspots
A warning about free wifi hotspots Scams & Rip-Offs January 9, 2014
The next time you log onto a free public wifi spot, there could be a danger lurking that you're not…
What you need to know about Target’s debit and credit card breach
What you need to know about Target’s debit and credit card breach Protect Your Rights & Identity December 20, 2013
Worried that your debit or credit card was breached at Target during the holiday season? Here's info you need to…
Facebook wants to use your likes in advertising
Facebook wants to use your likes in advertising Mobile & Electronics December 20, 2013
Effective immediately, if you like something on Facebook, you are allowing the company to use your postings and other personal…
How you’re being tracked at work
How you’re being tracked at work Business & Entrepreneurs December 17, 2013
Forget about NSA spying. The new Big Brother spying on you is your employer, particularly if you're a blue-collar worker!I…
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