As an African-American consumer you should not shy away from asking the tough questions when it comes to cyber security. You’re banking online, shopping online, even ordering dinner online. All these things require you to expose your bank account or credit card online. You need to know who is protecting you and how. For example;...

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If you have a smartphone, tablet or computer then you probably have a game or two or more on one or all of them. And these games and apps are as entertaining as they are nosey. These smartphone apps and games spy on everything you do. In a recent CBSNews.com article it was revealed that...

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What is the one thing that every cyber crime and identity theft requires? Information. And if you are wondering what information that answer is easy; numbers. Vital numbers. See, believe it or not, numbers dominate our life. Numbers tell everybody everything about us. Black people need to focus in these numbers to steer clear of...

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This is a warning to black parents everywhere. No, your child should not be on Facebook. If you have a child under 13 years old they should not be on Facebook or at least not unsupervised. Now before I go any further let me point out that I have a Facebook page and I don’t...

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Here is some news for you. Seventeen percent of African-Americans take one or more international trips a year. Consider that we spend $48 billion on travel in the United States alone. But black people need to be alert and don’t forget cyber security even on vacation. Taking the time to focus on your cyber security...

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Parents, cyber security for black children, its time for the talk. We take child raising seriously. We have to. The world is a more dangerous place for our children than others. And having a black child online means you have even more things to worry about. Cyber security for black children is vital. You teach...

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If someone offers you something for free that could protect you from the evils of the Internet why would you turn it down? You wouldn’t. This past April PCMag.com  released the results of  testing done on free anti-virus tools and you need to pay close attention. Coming in number one was the Bitdefender free anti-virus to0l....

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1 MAY 2014 – Since the news broke about the Microsoft Internet Explorer bug various websites and news services have published ways to protect yourself. My first recommendation is that you immediately switch to another web browser. If you don’t have another browser on your computer go to Google.com or Firefox.com to download one or both of those browsers....

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FBI Cracks Down Creepware Hackers

May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The FBI and police all over the world launched a crackdown on hackers using the malware known as Blackshades. It’s also known as creepware describing the people who use it to spy on victims by hijacking their computers, especially their webcams. According to CNN more that half a million people all over the world have...

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Smart TV Maybe Watching You

May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

That big screen smart TV mounted on your living room wall could be watching you. According to software specialist NCG Group some smart televisions with built in microphones could be spying on their owners. What a lot of owners of smart TVs don’t understand is that their television is actually a computer. Some smart televisions...

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