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12 Easy Steps to Check Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Are you certain your privacy settings are doing what you think they should be doing for you?  Have you checked all your…
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Chase's Response to Fraudulent Email

I always forward phishing emails to the misrepresented organization (most often Bank of America) but have never gotten…
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Chase Phishing Scam Close Call

I usually get phishing emails from Bank of America, but today I got an alert from Chase that almost had me fooled.  Following…
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Privacy Threatened by Passing of CISPA. Now what?

Yesterday, the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed by a 248-168 vote of the House…
Online Dating Safety Tips
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Internet Dating & Relationships: On-line and Off-line Safety Tips

A gorgeous friend signed up on a specialty internet dating site by creating three diverse faux-profiles that ranged from…
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Electronic Trails and Footprints - Privacy Pros and Cons

After buying a dishwasher from a local appliance store, I purchased an anniversary gag gift from the Hustler store for…
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What Parents Must Know about Sexting

As a teenager, I drove a silver, convertible Camaro. I loved the blowing of my hair as I drove during the day, and the night…
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What Children and Teens Should Know About Sexting

“It seemed like a good idea at the time!”   This is what my 16 year old son told me when I asked how he could possibly…
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Privacy issues with email

My boss was out of town and I was managing a heavy workload by multi-tasking.  One client, let's call her "Ray", was especially…
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Guidelines to Protect Children from Online Sexual Predators

While there are obvious virtues to using cell phones and the internet, technology is simultaneously making children vulnerable…
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Digital Safety and Security: Holiday Shopping and Travel Tips

Yesterday I went to a popular mall jewelry store in search of a Thanksgiving Weekend sale but I took to the internet after…
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Facebook Privacy Issues and the Federal Trade Commission

As an update to the recent blog article on Facebook Control & Privacy is on the Verge of Extinction, please see Claire…
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How to Avoid Phishing Scams

I've received several emails that appeared to be from Bank of America but poor grammar and spelling coupled with urgency…
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How to Avoid Cell Phone Privacy Invasion and Pocket Dialing

I was on a walk a few days ago with a close friend, when my phone rang. I laughed when I saw my walking buddy's phone was…
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Your Facebook Profile Through A Psychopath's Eyes - Happy Halloween!

A trusted and intelligent reader of my blog suggested I share a privacy-related article and app called, "Take This Lollipop."…