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Privacy Tools 🛠

The ultimate guide to digital security and privacy tools

It’s time to get proactive about your data privacy by incorporating these digital security and privacy tools into your online life. Digital security and privacy are becoming nearly as important as staying private and secure in the “real” physical world. As the realities of real-life and digital life continue to merge, it’s more important than […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

The top browser fingerprinting checkers to protect your data privacy

Browser fingerprinting is a sneaky practice that allows marketers and data brokers to track you across the internet even if you use a VPN. Much like a human fingerprint, browser fingerprints are a very specific identifier. If you are concerned about privacy, you need to be aware of how browser fingerprinting works, and what you […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

Social Security number theft: What to do if someone steals your SSN

Social Security number theft and identity theft are major headaches that can crush your credit score. Here’s what to do if someone steals your SSN number. The importance of your Social Security Number can’t be exaggerated. The nine-digit number is your connection to the Social Security Administration but goes far beyond that. It has become […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

How to remove yourself from Intelius

Intelius is one of the oldest and most powerful people search websites. Follow these steps on how to opt-out of Intelius.com. So you want to remove yourself from Intelius. When it comes to people search websites, there are a few major players. Reviewers consider Intelius one of the “best” people search websites among others such […]

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Privacy 101 🧠

What are computer cookies and when you should accept them

So, what are the different types of internet cookies and why are you seeing so many pop-ups now? Cookies are nothing new on the Internet, but the neverending pop-up notifications nearly everywhere you browse are.  Cookies, in short, are a way for websites to identify return users. They are like a trail of crumbs that […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

How to remove yourself from Whitepages

Seeing all of your personal information available on people search websites is scary. Follow these steps on deleting yourself from WhitePages and eliminating your personal info! People search websites are one of the most invasive parts of the internet. Whether you have heard of the concept or not, it’s likely you have seen them pop […]

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Data Breaches 🚨

Take these 8 mobile security threats seriously

Hackers are getting more sophisticated in their approaches and companies need to be aware of the most dangerous mobile security threats facing them. During the 2000s, it seemed like only those in suits at the top of the business chain were equipped with Blackberries and other early smartphone technologies. Fast forward 20 years and nearly […]

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Digital Hygiene 🧼

How to submit a LexisNexis opt out

LexisNexis is one of the world’s largest databases of personal information. It is possible to have yours deleted, but it’s not a guarentee. LexisNexis is one of the original people search databases that was groundbreaking during the 1970s in its move to make legal documents electronically available. Since then, the company has continued to grow […]