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RobbinHood Malware Shuts Down Baltimore

May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

In just over a year Baltimore has been hit by a second cyber attack....

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Algorithmic Discrimination

May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Technology is supposed to be blind. Just a never ending stream of ones and zeros flowing across a universe of wires and devices. Don’t believe it! Again and again we witness the discriminatory use of technology against people. But lets be clear; its not the technology. Its people behind the technology. Where humans are involved...

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Its Spring! Time to Clean Your Devices!

May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Digital cleaning of your computer and devices can keep your information secure....

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App of the Week – League

May 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

League can help you get the health services that work best for you....

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Celebrity Cyber Report – The Obamas

May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

A year ago Former President and Mrs. Obama secured a major deal with Netflix. Now Higher Ground, the Obama’s production company, has announced its first lineup of Netflix shows. Bringing the seven-show catalog to streaming television will take place over several years. Reports of the coming production say that it will be an inspiring mix...

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USA TODAY and Invisible Institute have launched one the largest ever police misconduct databases....

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Kodi TV Addons Spreading Malware

May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Millions of Americans are cutting the cord. People are dumping cable television and its high monthly bill for streaming television. But a new report from the Digital Citizens Alliance reveal that users of the popular KodiTV streaming app maybe opening themselves up to malware attacks. Digital Citizens Alliance, a group of cyber security investigators, has...

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App of the Week – FindERNow

May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the most terrifying moments in a parents life is experiencing a seriously sick or injured child. That is why FindERNow is the App of the Week. As parents you may know where the local emergency room is but is that ER equipped to handle pediatric emergencies? Parents you need to know where to...

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App of the Week – CloudMagic Sender Profile

April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

CloudMagic Sender Profile fights spam and useless email inbox clutter....

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Facebook Nominates Black Woman to Board

April 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Peggy Alford is nominated to be the first black women on Facebook's board of directors....

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Serena Williams’ Secret Investment Fund

April 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Serena Williams has a secret investment fund that invested in African tech talent....

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Films by black film makers are now streaming in Netflix and Amazon Prime Video....

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App of the Week – CarMD

April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

CarMD can answer the one question every car buyer wants to know. What will this car be like a year from now?...

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Microsoft, the world’s largest software maker, is having a bad week. The company’s Outlook email service was hit by a data breach that includes Outlook.com accounts, MSN and Hotmail addresses. The breach was ongoing for months and the hackers used a customer support agent’s credentials to gain access. Microsoft issued an email confirming hackers may...

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Celebrity Cyber Report – Beyonce

April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Streaming now on Netflix "Homecoming" a Beyonce documentary....

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As if there wasn't enough data floating around the web Verifications.IO exposed another 2 billion records.The data was unsecured and unencrypted....

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Tax Season – IBM Warns of Trickbot Malware

April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tax season is coming to an end. But that is no reason to let your guard down. Beware Trickbot!...

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App of the Week – Appolition

April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s about money. How much justice can you afford? We all know that the criminal justice system can be a cruel and unfair. Especially for blacks and the poor. Getting arrested for even minor offenses can mean an unjust incarceration before you even get to trial. That is why Appolition is the App of the...

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App of the Week – Pomy

April 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

You're going to need your eyes for the rest of your life. Start by protecting them now. ...

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Office Depot Faked Tech Support

April 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

The FTC alleges Office Depot ran a phony tech support scam that told user they were infected by malware even if they weren't....

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Breach Brief – Earl Enterprises

April 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Earl Enterprises, owners of Buca di Beppo and Planet Hollywood restaurant chains, reported a 10-month long data hack may have exposed customer payment card information. Other restaurants owned by the company include, Bertucci’s, Chicken Guy, Seaside on the Pier, Cafe Hollywood, Mixology, Tequila Taqueria and Earl of Sandwich. According to Earl Enterprises, the breach affects...

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ASUS computer owners are warned to check their computers for the ShadowHammer malware....

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App of the Week – Kidgy

March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Regardless of your age the Internet is a dangerous place. If your child owns a smartphone, tablet or computer ask yourself; "How do I protect them?"...

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Amazon Prime Video and Viola Davis are bringing the works of black female science fiction writer Octavia Butler to streaming television. “Wild Seed” is based on the first of a series of Butler’s Patternist books. JuVee Productions, led by the husband and wife team of Davis and Julius Tennon, are producing the series. Working with...

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Privacy, Here’s How to Know What They Know

March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Privacy is no longer respected.Corporations have an insatiable hunger to know everything about you. Have you ever wondered what they know?...

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App of the Week – Vivint Car Guard

March 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Like a pet, a car is often considered a part of the family. You car is part of your household and you probably want to protect it the same way you watch over pets and children. That is why Vivint Car Guard is the App of the Week. You’ve probably heard of Vivint Home Security....

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App of the Week – Mobile Passport

March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Traveling outside the country can be a real hassle. You start and end your trip at a crowded airport getting jostled by other travelers while hauling your luggage with you. And getting through customs can sometimes take forever. That is why Mobile Passport is the App of the Week. Mobile Passport is a product of...

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Black Contributions to Internet Technology

March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Black people have made significant contributions to the development of the Internet as we know it today....

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Tax season is scam season. Cyber criminals are using tried and true and a few new tricks to rip you off....

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Google security says you need to update you Chrome browser "right this minute!" on every device....

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Even as the fastest growing demographic among entrepreneurs black women are still ignored by venture capitalist....

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Celebrity Cyber Report – Kanye West

February 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

What do you do if you are a rap artist and you get sued by a fan? Well Kanye has settled out of court before things got ugly and expensive . Kanye fan, Justin Baker-Rhett, sued Kanye because he said his album, The Life of Pablo, would be available exclusively through JayZ’s Tidal streaming service. Now...

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App of the Week – Blink

February 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Being stuck on the side of the road sucks! Being stuck on the side of the road without being able to call AAA for road service is outright dangerous. It gets worse if the weather is bad, you don’t know the area, you’re a women or a young, inexperienced driver. Let’s just say any one...

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App of the Week – Vote With Me

February 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

You can now get a peek in the voting behavior and political beliefs of friends, neighbors and co-workers....

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In partnership with the VA America's veterans can now access their medical records through their iPhones....

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App of the Week – Spike

February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Diabetes is a chronic condition that is rampant in African-American community. Spike can help black people manage the disease....

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Rosalind Brewer Named to Amazon’s Board

February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bowing to the pressure for more diversity Amazon named Rosalind Brewer to its boards of directors. As the the chief operating officer and director of Starbucks, Brewer is considered one of corporate America’s most prominent black female executives. She is joining Amazon as the board’s 10th member, fourth woman and second black executive. Amazon faced pressure from shareholders, employees...

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App of the Week – Black Wall St.

February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Black buying power is incredible! By some estimates it tops a trillion dollars a year. Why not send some of that money to African-American owned businesses. Official Black Wall Street is an app and website that can direct you to black owned businesses anywhere. You can use the app to find almost any kind of...

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App of the Week is Back! – ID Theft Help

January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Identity Theft Help is the app you need to be prepared and alert for identity theft. Rampant data breaches and personal data collection makes us all vulnerable. Being alert and aware of the danger is key. ...

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Breach Brief – Collection # 1

January 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Collection #1 data breach exposed over 700 million email addresses and 21 million passwords....

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App of the Week – RememBear

May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

You need a password manager don’t you? One of the biggest hassles of the tech age is having to remember passwords. And if you’re smart you don’t have the same password across multiple websites. That’s why RememBear is the App of the Week. Some of us have computers that store our passwords for us. Thats...

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App of the Week – Ground

May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The words of the year is “Fake News.” We hear it too often and have come distrust information fed to us by the media. Thanks in large part to the current political environment. That is why Ground is the App of the Week. Ground links to news stories from major publications like CNN, The New...

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