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Why does my phone get hot? 13 tips for cooling down your phone

If you have a cell phone, you've probably noticed it's sometimes hot to the touch. There are many reasons why this happens—we’ve put together a guide to why phones get hot and how to protect it.

May 04, 2022·3 min read
What to do when a device is lost or stolen

Realizing your mobile device has been stolen is a sickening feeling, and often one that elicits panic. As challenging...

August 08, 2018·4 min read
What is SIM swapping? SIM swap fraud explained and how to help protect yourself

SIM swap fraud occurs when scammers take advantage of a weakness in two-factor authentication and verification and use your phone number to access your accounts.

August 15, 2022·3 min read
What is mobile ransomware?

Mobile ransomware is a form of malware that steals sensitive data or locks a device and then demands payment before returning the data or unlocking the device.

August 08, 2018·4 min read

Internet of Things

What is the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things is a growing system of billions of devices — or things — worldwide. They connect to the internet and each other through wireless networks.

June 12, 2022·3 min read
What is facial recognition? How facial recognition works

Facial recognition is a way of recognizing a human face through technology. A facial recognition system uses biometrics to map facial features from a photograph or video. It compares the information with a database of known faces to find a match.

August 20, 2021·2 min read
What is cyber security?

Cyber security helps protect your devices, data, identity, home network, and privacy — because it’s all connected. Learn how.

August 08, 2018·4 min read
What is a smart TV and the privacy risks of a smart TV

Smart tvs have become a favorite entertainment device as prices have decreased and quality has increased. They offer the convenience of a one-stop shop for your streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Chromecast, Amazon Prime, and more. Smart TVs have their pros and cons. Find out the advantages and risks associated with smart TVs.

August 08, 2018·2 min read


What to do if your email is hacked

Learn what to do if your email account has been hacked so you can stop scammers from targeting your contact list with money scams, malware, and more.

August 15, 2022·2 min read
What small business owners need to know about ransomware attacks

You're never too small to be the target of a ransomware attack. Learn tips for small business owners.

August 06, 2021·3 min read
What is ransomware and how to help prevent ransomware attacks

Ransomware is a form of malicious software that locks and encrypts a victim’s computer or device data, then demands a ransom to restore access. In many cases, the victim must pay the cybercriminal within a set amount of time or risk losing access forever. If the attackers don’t give you the decryption key, you may be unable to regain access to your data or device.

November 23, 2021·3 min read
What is fileless malware and how does it work?

Fileless malware uses your system’s software, applications and protocols to install and execute malicious activities. Learn more.

August 08, 2018·4 min read


10 benefits of a VPN you might not know about

A VPN can help you achieve more online privacy by masking your browsing activity from eavesdroppers, your ISP, and others. VPNs encrypt your connection to provide more security when you’re on public Wi-Fi networks in places like coffee shops and airports.

August 04, 2020·3 min read
20 cloud security risks + cloud cybersecurity best practices for 2022

Getting cyber smart starts with cyber hygiene. Here are tips and strategies to help keep you and your family Cyber Safe.

December 06, 2021·7 min read
25 Mac security tips and settings

Your new Mac computer or iOS update means it’s a good time to think about security and privacy. Here’s how.

August 08, 2018·4 min read
4 ways to recover deleted internet history data easily

Recovering deleted internet history can be straightforward. Here’s help recovering your deleted internet history data.

September 01, 2022·4 min read

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