Online shopping is ubiquitous, and yet some avoid it completely. Why are some people afraid to shop online when it’s arguably safer than offline?
Your router is your first line of defense against malicious attacks from the internet. But do you have a secure router? I’ll review the important settings.
Your ISP controls your internet connection, and it’s easy for them to monitor the data you send and receive. The question is, why would anyone monitor your internet?
Five Tips to get the most out of your technology. Tip #4: Stay Safe – I discuss the most important security software you have.
For years, the standard practice has been to assume that eight-character passwords made up of sufficiently random characters was enough. Not any more.
Many people want to be secure, not realizing there’s really no such thing as perfect security.
Privacy on the internet means different things to different people. I discuss three different privacy applications out there, explain what exactly each does, and offer some of my own thoughts.
We rail against intrusions into our private affairs and private information; and then post our private information publicly. Where’s the logic in that?
In and of itself, running XP as a virtual machine doesn’t make it any less vulnerable. You can add security by restricting what you do inside a virtual machine to the bare minimum required.
If your computer is not physically secure, it is very possible for someone to install something unwanted on your machine even when you’re not logged in.
The answer isn’t going to be too hopeful, though I do have a few small straws you can grasp at.
As 2013 draws to a close, I review which articles on Ask Leo! were the most popular and briefly discuss what trends that I feel they reveal.
Although there’s no way to remove all traces of yourself from a machine, there certainly are things that you should do to remove as much as you can.