Professional data leakage: How did that security vendor get my personal data?

…and why are they selling it to other security vendors and product testers? If you were hoping to find a sensational story outing one of our competitors, I am going to disappoint you right away. This is not that, but it is something, something that can happen to all of us! Spam is something that … More Professional data leakage: How did that security vendor get my personal data?

Work from home: Should your digital assistant be on or off?

Being at your beck and call is central to the “personality” of your digital friend, but there are situations when the device could use some time off. Do you start the day with “Alexa, what’s the weather today?” Many of you may have a digital friend at home, an Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple’s Siri … More Work from home: Should your digital assistant be on or off?

Apple releases mobility data to help combat COVID‑19

The tool, which comes after a similar effort by Google, looks at how people’s traveling behavior has changed since the start of the pandemic. Apple has released a tool that shows how movement patterns around the world were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic since January 13th. Called Mobility Trends Reports, the tool is similar to … More Apple releases mobility data to help combat COVID‑19

What to do you if your phone is lost or stolen

Losing your smartphone can be expensive, but the cost of the device may not be the final price you’ll be paying. According to a Prey study of 2018 reports from its customers of lost mobile devices, 69% are misplaced and 31% are stolen in various ways. Since smartphones have become a centerpiece of our digital identities, where … More What to do you if your phone is lost or stolen

Flaw in popular VPN service may have exposed customer data

NordVPN praised its bug bounty program and said that a fix had been shipped within two days. NordVPN, one of the most popular virtual private network (VPN) services, has fixed a security flaw that is said to have exposed customers’ email addresses and other information. The security hole was linked to three payment platforms used by NordVPN … More Flaw in popular VPN service may have exposed customer data