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Computers, Mobile Devices, Tablets

Be Safe Online

This site is great for staying safer online. It provides a list of recommendations to use the Internet more safely. There are suggestions for managing your passwords, data encryption, virtual private networks, online privacy, app permissions, social media settings, email security, phishing, software updates. Are any of those words new to you? The checklist includes… Continue reading Be Safe Online

Android, Computers, iOS, Mac OS, Mobile Devices, Uncategorized, Windows

Spectre/Meltdown

Spectre and Meltdown are two massive¬†security vulnerabilities found in smartphone chips. If you have any devices with a processor, you're likely affected by these vulnerabilities. Desktops, laptops, cloud computers, smartphones and some internet of things devices are all affected.¬† The vulnerability makes use of a feature of modern processors, called speculative execution. Security experts do… Continue reading Spectre/Meltdown