Author Archive | Robert Siciliano

phone tracking

Your Phone is Being Stalked!

The owner of your favorite restaurant may be tracking your every move—via your smartphone. Not because he’s a snoop, but because he believes knowing when and where you go for entertainment will benefit his business. And how did he pull this caper off? There’s are companys out there, that place sensors in businesses within a […]

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Security Risks of BYOD

More and more consumers are owning smart phone or tablet devices and bringing them to work. Some companies are embracing the “bring your own device” or “BYOD” trend without fully understanding the security risk implications. When employees improperly use their mobile devices, they put their companies at risk for data breaches. This includes leaving lots […]

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Digital Footprints

How to Delete Yourself from the Internet

You can make yourself “disappear” from the Internet. But be forewarned: Most of the following tactics are irreversible. This includes losing any marketing presence you’ve built up over the years that can bring you business, and it can also result in being unable to restart an eliminated account with the same name or e-mail address. […]

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privacy issues

7 Scary Privacy Issues to Be Aware Of

We are all too aware of the National Security Agency breaking encryption and implanting back doors on various servers, networks and within numerous social sites, email providers, mobile networks, mobile phones and other platforms to gather intelligence in the name of safety and security for the American people and other friendly nations across the globe. […]

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