Are You Hacked? [howto tell]

If a pop up window tell you you have been hacked, no matter how authentic it looks, the (almost) obvious thing to do is verify your antivirus is not disabled. Please understand this does not constitute advice – if you have a problem, get professional help from someone you trust. Recommendation still stands to enable […]

Protecting Your Kids’ Privacy [alert]

https://play.google.com/music/m/Dwujmk5dwzvkygoutria56xmssi?t=052_-_Protecting_Your_Kids_Privacy-The_Complete_Privacy__Security_Podcast So there is an estimate that 70% of all K-12 schools / students use google or other online service (Microsoft, Apple, or other) for assignments, submitting homework, and learning sites — Teachers are already overburdened with everything else, including teaching, and do not have a lot of bandwidth to address the security of the […]

Firfox borrows back from TOR

https://www.extremetech.com/internet/258310-firefox-borrows-feature-tor-protect-user-privacy TOR borrowed many functions from FF, and now FF is using some TOR capabilities to block -“canvas fingerprinting” (an HTML5 devious tracking method that doesn’t need cookies).   One of the problems of setting high privacy configurations, is that many sites tell you “you may not see our content unless you allow us to track […]