You have almost certainly given Data Brokers the right to your personal information at some point. Data Brokers have become increasingly pervasive in our culture and daily lives. Yet, many people need to be made aware of this shadow industry that collects and sells our data without our consent, including personally identifiable information (PII). You […]
Category: Privacy 101 🧠
Learn about how to keep yourself safe and secure online with the fundamentals of data protection and data privacy.
Spear phishing is a targeted email or electronic communication scam crafted to appear legitimate. Detecting a spear phishing message can be difficult without the appropriate knowledge due to the amount of personalized data acquired through the open web, Data Brokers, and People Search Sites. This article intends to provide you with everything you need to […]
Protect Yourself from PII Exposure
PII is any data that can identify an individual, such as name, address, Social Security number (SSN), driver’s license number, passport numbers, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers. We focus on the dangers posed by PII exposure and the potential consequences. We also detail the different types of PII and how to protect yourself against […]
Phishing attacks are one of the most common scams on the web. And unfortunately, they can have disastrous effects for you and your loved ones. So, what is phishing and how can you stop it in 2021? You’ve probably heard of phishing. No, not the kind that involves a worm and a boat. This isn’t […]
What exactly are people search sites? And how can you keep you and your loved ones’ information off of them? The internet is one of the most helpful and relevant tools in the modern world. In fact, for many of us, it’s vital to our current lives. But like most tools, the internet can be […]
The GDPR is the European Union’s law designed to protect consumer data. But what exactly is the GDPR and how does it protect users? Since its inception, the internet has grown to be one of the most useful tools in modern life. It provides users with a world of entertainment, knowledge, and convenience that was […]
There’s a common misconception that personal information removal and reputation management are one in the same. Let’s take a closer look at what they have in common and what sets them apart. Maintaining your reputation is important. For many of us, maintaining our reputation online is nearly as important as maintaining it with those we […]
What is COPPA?
COPPA or the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule is designed to protect your kids while they use the internet. But what exactly is COPPA and how does it work? The internet can be a dangerous place. Especially for our children. And as the world becomes more and more digital, it’s even more important to protect […]
Nowadays, it seems more and more difficult to control the flow of your data on the web. Data brokers and hackers are hungry for your personal information. And unfortunately, they’re lurking around every digital corner. So, what can you do to protect yourself and your family while on the internet? We all value our personal […]
What Does Privacy Bee Do?
You may have heard words like data breach and privacy threat being tossed around lately. And you may have heard that Privacy Bee is the best data privacy solution out there. But what exactly is Privacy Bee and what can it do for you? It seems like nearly every day we hear about a new […]
Take preventative steps to prevent packet sniffing, one of the most intrusive techniques used by hackers to steal personal information. The world of hacking is getting more and more complex as the years go by. It is a necessity for hackers as security systems and software updates are continuously blocking their attacks. One of the […]
Session hijacking is an extremely intrusive way hackers have been stealing your personal data. Here is our list of session hijacking countermeasures to protect you from cookie theft. Cookie theft is a lot more complicated than keeping a lid on your cookie jar… Crummy cookie jokes aside, cookie theft (also called session hijacking) is one […]