Friday, May 29, 2020

Security Articles

News & Tips: MegaBreach, Non-Private Tweets – What To Do With Security?

2019 news of a "MegaBreach" & non-private Twitter messages - this type of security hack affects us all. Learn the details & how to better protect yourself.

August Smart Lock Pro Review – Integrates with your Old Deadbolt & other Smart Devices

Review of the August Smart Lock Pro which retrofits with your existing deadbolt lock & integrates with other smart devices. Operate it locally or remotely.

Next Generation Neighborhood Watch – Share Security Videos via Ring Neighbors

Ring Neighbors is a free app & service for communities to share crime & safety alerts, videos, & photos. Learn more about this important security service.

Review: Fingbox Will Be Parents’ Favorite Way to Manage Kids’ Online Time & More

Review of Fingbox, a device and app that discovers all connected devices in a home network, and then provides parents with the ability to pause their kids' devices based on rules, as well as secure their home network environment quickly and easily! $10 off code in the Fingbox review!

Small Steps Make A Bigger Impact – Overcoming Violence

As the United States is hit with yet another violent and tragic school shooting, as concerned citizens we must do something. In-action is plaguing our government and the violence continues. But perhaps taking smaller steps is the answer. This opinion article discusses this approach.

NETGEAR Arlo Pro 2 Review: An Easy to Set Up and Use, HD Wireless Security Camera

Review of the NETGEAR Arlo Pro 2 Wireless HD security camera & system which has 2-way audio, rechargeable batteries, 1080p resolution, & easy setup & usage.

*Privacy Not Included…But Should be Required! Mozilla’s Connected Shopping Guide

If you're buying a connected gift this holiday season, learn about its privacy & safety. Review of Mozilla's *Privacy Not Included guide & how it helps!

Those New Connected Holiday Gifts May Be Spying on You!

Connected device manufacturers are not required to disclose privacy/security policies. It's up to the consumer to know. Mozilla has a new buyer's guide to help called *Privacy Not Included.

Ring Floodlight Cam Review & Install Tips – An Easy & Smart Security Upgrade

Review and installation tips as well as a walk-through of the Ring Floodlight Cam security camera's configuration. The Cam is an easy home security upgrade!

Do You “Know Your Stuff”? App Helps You Create Digital Inventory of Your Property

Sponsored review of the mobile app & web service "Know Your Stuff" which lets you create a digital inventory of your properties for insurance records.

MALWARE WARNING: EMAILDOMAIN plus “_contract.doc” has a Malicious Word Macro – Analysis & Details

Warning about a malicious Word macro that comes as an email attachment with "_contract.doc" as part of the file name. Also contains analysis about threat.

How to Set Up OpenVPN with NETGEAR R8500 WiFi Router for Smartphone VPN Connections

How to set up OpenVPN with the NETGEAR WiFi router on a smartphone for secure connectivity on your own private network. Discusses iOS configuration.
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