What To Do If You Catch Your Fridge Spying on You! Survival Tips for a Smart World (Part II)

The Internet of Things - Everything is Connected

 

Ahh…. IoT.

If those three little letters don’t strike at least a bit of fear in your heart already, then they probably will after you read this.

If you recall from Part I, the Internet of Things (IoT) affords people with lots of cool and exciting conveniences. But before you run off to buy a computer chip for your goldfish, it would be wise to remember that every device that’s connected to the internet can become a target to hackers. And as you may imagine, that’s not always a good thing. Here are some more reminders that more connectivity is not necessarily better. And after these examples, we’ll give you some tips on how to protect yourself.

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What To Do If You Catch Your Fridge Spying on You! Survival Tips for a Smart World (Part I)

 

We all have things that keep us up at night every now and then. For some people, it’s spiders. For others, it may be mothers-in-law. In any case, it’s that thing (or combination of things) that makes you really nervous.

Well, now you can add a few more items to your “fear” list; namely, your refrigerator, baby monitors, hospital pumps, airplanes, cars, and pretty much every other item that’s connected to the internet. These items are all part of the Internet of Things (known simply as IoT), and they could make you more vulnerable to hackers than you ever imagined.

 

 

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Forget About These 5 Backup Myths. The Safety of Your Data Depends On It!

 

Online Backup. Easy and Effective.

 

Most people have important information on their computers. I mean, that is the nature of the beast after all. It could be tax returns, contact information, or personal photos. It might be your old university papers, your design portfolio, or chapters from the book you write in secret every night while your family thinks you are on Facebook.

Regardless of the nature of the data on your computer, one thing is clear: It matters to you. And that means you need to back it up. And the best of way of doing that is via the cloud. Read more…


The WhatsApp Vulnerability – Spotted and Fixed

Whatsapp - 900 Million Users

A Whole Lotta Users Goin’ On

The uber-popular messaging app, purchased by Facebook last January to the tune of 19 billion dollars, boasts over 900 million users and has a highly engaged user base. In fact, after the epic merger, Mark Zuckerberg explained the company’s logic in the purchase saying “WhatsApp is the only app we’ve ever seen with higher engagement than Facebook itself.” Those must be some dedicated 900 million users.

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ZoneAlarm Receives TWO Editors’ Choice Awards from PC Mag

ZoneAlarm PRO Firewall

 

ZoneAlarm’s Firewall has been an industry leader for more than a decade, and our 2016 product line is no exception. PC Mag’s Neil Rubenking recently awarded ZoneAlarm PRO Firewall 2016 the Editors’ Choice award, giving it 4.5/5 points and an Excellent rating overall. Rubenking also gave ZoneAlarm’s Free Firewall 2016 the Editors’ Choice award in the free Firewall category, giving it 4.5/5 and an Excellent rating overall. ZoneAlarm’s Free Antivirus + Firewall received an Excellent rating, receiving 4/5 overall.

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