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How to Protect yourself from WannaCry Ransomware

WannaCry or WannaCrypt ransomware has infected over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150 countries…
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…
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…
Cyber Tips
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Six fraud avoidance tips from FBI Special Agent

At a recent Cyber Security/Fraud event in Los Angeles, I learned new and valuable information from an FBI Supervisory Special…
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Dangers of Seniors and Technology

Looking over my dad’s new smartphone photos, my heart skipped a beat. I was staring at vibrant photographs of every credit…
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What do you do when you or someone you know has been hacked or spoofed?

I'd like to tell you that I've never clicked on a link I shouldn't have clicked on, but that would be a lie. Do you realize…
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Anthem Breach: 7 Tips to Protect Yourself Amidst Attacks

Whether directly impacted or not, there are things we must all learn from the Anthem breach. The sensitive information…
How to avoid online shopping and travel scams
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Online deals - tips to avoid becoming a victim this holiday season

It's always a good idea to be careful when shopping online but with the arrival of Cyber Monday and holiday shopping time,…
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Taking Control of Privacy

There is no doubt there are aspects of privacy that are out of our control, but as discussed in the last post called Privacy…
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Privacy: How to Deal with What We Cannot Control!

There are moments when I feel helpless and hopeless as I watch privacy diminishing rapidly before my own eyes. Not a day…
Target Breach
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How to Protect Yourself amidst Recent Data and Credit or Debit Card Breaches

I found myself shopping at Target four times between Black Friday and December 15th when I wanted to buy diapers, spillproof…
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4 Simple Home and Work Cyber Safety Tips

Upon arrival at the Riverside County Sheriff's Department for cyber security training by a division of Homeland Security,…