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Robert Siciliano

How to Set Up a Password Manager

If you have made the decision to use a password manager for your personal cybersecurity, which I highly recommend, you will quickly find that you online world is safer, easier and more secure than eve...

24 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

Credit Card vs. Debit Card Fraud

One difference between a credit card and a debit card is that if there’s an unauthorized charge on your credit card, you just get a little sting. It’s a hassle to straighten out. But no money is taken...

22 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

The Password Reset Isn't How to Remember a Password

Consider a keychain for a moment. For most of us, a keychain holds all of our necessities such as home keys, car keys, work keys and even forgotten keys, that we aren’t quite sure what to do with. Now...

17 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

Weak Passwords Mean Data Breaches

Studies across the board indicate that weak usernames and passwords are one of the top causes of data breaches, and I find that information to be unfortunate, because it is preventable. According to a...

15 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

How to prevent your Pics from being lifted: Part 1 of 2

You need not be a celebrity or some big wig to suffer the devastating fallout of your online images (and videos) being stolen or used without your permission. So how does someone steal your image or u...

13 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

Why You Should Use a Password Manager

Most experts in cybersecurity suggest that computer users utilize a password manager, and I think they have a great point. These managers ensure that you can use a unique, strong password for all onli...

10 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

Beware of Apple ID Phishing Scams

You may have been scammed after you responded to an e-mail that appears it came from Apple. When hackers send e-mails that appear to come from a legitimate company like Apple (or Google, Microsoft, Pa...

08 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

What is a Password Manager?

Many people, including myself, make mistakes with their passwords and use them on site after site. To remain safe, it’s important to use a unique, strong password on every site you visit. How do you d...

07 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

Why use a VPN?

If you want to be a pro at privacy, here’s a tip: When it’s time to go online, whether it’s at an airport lounge, coffee house, hotel, or any other public Wi-Fi spot, don’t log into any of your accoun...

03 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

How to Stop Sharing Your Location Information

The Internet helps us connect and share with people around the world, but there are some people with whom you definitely shouldn’t be sharing your information. Although it’s not pleasant to think abou...

02 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

What is a Hacker?

You probably think you know what a “hacker” is, but the images portrayed in the media can be misleading. You may be thinking of a geeky-looking guy who causes peoples’ computers to get infected with v...

01 Oct 2015
Robert Siciliano

Twitters ups its Security Game

Twitter recently announced its new tool to help with management and monitoring of its users’ accounts: the Twitter data dashboard. An article on lifehacker.com details what this new tool will offer. F...

29 Sep 2015