security

Are your tax records providing access to your personal information?

This article was written by Joe Sutton, Head of DeleteMe at Abine.  Each spring, we are reminded of one of the unfortunate constants in life: paying taxes. As Tax Day approaches, the relief that comes with filing taxes and the anticipation of receiving a refund is enough for most people to happily forget about their […]



Blur Masked Emails: The VPN for email addresses

It’s 2016, the era of Big Data, and between Apple’s recent encryption debate with the FBI and news of government database hacks, you’ve decided it’s time to beef up your online security to protect your identity. If you already use a VPN to protect your identity while browsing online, you’re headed in the right direction. But with […]



Mobile payment apps don’t deliver the security that you ordered

With more of our lives moving to mobile, and concerns about identity theft after data breaches in recent years at companies such as Target and Chase, consumers are looking for simpler yet more secure ways to pay. Enter the age of mobile payment apps.



How your digital life can be compromised in 47 seconds

It can happen to you. In the Digital Age, we are constantly creating online passwords for new accounts, from online newspaper subscriptions to online shopping platforms. Since it is nearly impossible to remember all of the usernames and passwords, many of us link accounts or keep passwords saved on our devices for automatic login. Somehow, […]



The Internet-of-Things, aka the Interest-of-Thieves

With rising concerns about identity theft and hacking in today’s data-driven world, it is important to know where security risks lie that might not be obvious. Internet-of-Things (IoTs), from coffee makers that are programmed to turn on when the user wakes up, to children’s toys that can connect to the Internet, have allowed certain features […]



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