Internet privacy refers to the fact that once something appears on line, it is difficult or impossible to get rid of it. Sometimes we are unaware of what is public and what is private. As a result, it is important to be extremely careful when using technology, the internet and social media.

How to deal with the Equifax breach
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Act as if you're an Equifax breach victim

The harmful Equifax breach has been reported to involve over 143 million Americans and that number is bound to grow.…
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How to use online health related information wisely

Online medical or health-related information is beneficial when correctly interpreted and carefully used with common…
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Beware of sneaky and effective gmail attack

A new successful gmail phishing attack has come to my attention and it's so subtle and successful that both inexperienced…
What to do if you encounter ransomware
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How I saved my Mac from Ransomware

A virus in the apparent form of ransomware found its way onto my computer last week and I'm not going to lie…
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How to achieve an acceptable level of online privacy

Privacy has become a valuable and elusive commodity. On the one hand, our private information is released online whether…
Remove yourself from Nuwber
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How to remove your personal data from Nuwber

Nuwber is a relatively new people search engine that combines public information with White Pages data and social network…
Pokemon Go and Privacy issues
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What's the fuss about Pokémon Go?

Thursday night I laughed as I watched my grown son crawl on the floor and roam through my house with his eyes glued to…
How to see how others see you
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Preserve and repair your online reputation and presence

Whether you use social media and the Internet or not, you and your reputation can be damaged online. As such, even if you’ve…
Facebook Privacy
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How to boost your Facebook Privacy - 7 tips

If you’re a Facebook user, your pictures, bio, posts, and other activity make up a treasure trove of data about you. Consumers…
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How To Get out of MyLife Directory Site

MyLife compiles personal data from several Internet sites with a stated mission of "helping people find and connect…
Cyber Monday Scam Alert
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Cyber Monday started early this year ... Buyer Beware!

Cyber Monday deals used to begin on the Monday following Thanksgiving weekend but just as Christmas trees appeared early…