So, I’ve had a few posts where we’ve gone through debunking some scare stories and, hopefully, helped set your mind a little more at ease. So I think the time is right to shake things up and shake the solid ground you thought you were on… Have you ever seen someone with a laptop and […]Read more "Online Security – Webcams"
For this next installment of my “Online Security” series, I want to discuss some recent, viral scares that have been going around. Actually, one of which was the story that prompted me to start this series in the first place. Please understand, I don’t wish to shame or embarrass anyone with this post. If you […]Read more "Online Security – Viral Scare Stories"
Let’s start with a common one security issue that is often talked about, yet rarely fully understood. Big brother. What do I mean by “Big Brother”, you ask? I mean the idea that there is an organization, government or private, that is overlooking all you do and spying on you. This is one story that […]Read more "Online security – Big Brother"
What’s Real? These days we’re being bombarded by security threats, some real, most not. It seems daily, sometimes hourly, a new scare is being thrown around causing everyone to panic. Some follow the given instructions dutifully without knowing what or why. Others laugh it off with a “it can’t happen to me” attitude. But then […]Read more "Online Security – Is this an oxymoron?"
A post for nostalgia’s sake. I was thinking back to my own history of smartphone usage and thought I would create a short post about the journey. And, honestly, nobody cares I know. Except me, of course. So I won’t be offended if my views on this post are less than 2 (thanks Mom). […]Read more "My personal smartphone history"
Every now and then I hear about, or read about, a security issue or exploit within Android. Some of these issues are legitimate and should be noted. Others are rubbish and shouldn’t be discussed or otherwise encouraged. A while ago I blogged about Trojans, Viruses and Malware and how, while the threats were real, the likelihood […]Read more "Android WebView exploit – Are you exposed? What should you do?"
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 540 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 9 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the […]Read more "2014 in review"