Google Acquires Biometric Data Of 30 Million People Through Fitbit Acquisition

Thought your data on Fitbit was safe? If it ever was, it isn't anymore. Google just acquired Fitbit for $2.1 Billion , which is more than they purchased YouTube for 15 years ago ($1.65 Billion). Fitbit has nearly 30 million users in 2021 (29 million to be precise) , and this means a huge amount of biometric data. Google had first stated its intentions to purchase... read more

Could Bitwarden Be The Best Free Password Manager To Replace LastPass?

Bitwarden is an open-source, free password manager, featuring the ability to store unlimited logins, which sync to unlimited devices and browsers - including mobile devices, for free; a secure password generator, and secure notes. 2 step authentication is a paid feature. LastPass is also a password manager with all of the same features, and which has been around for... read more

Could Apple’s New Quiet AI Acquisition Indicate A Turning Point For The Company – And Perhaps The World?

While Google has never really been privacy-focused, but rather in recent years has become more and more dangerous for consumers who desire to maintain a level of privacy and security in our increasingly technological and Orwellian society, Apple on the other hand recently made a purchase of an AI company which may indicate a shift in the other direction. Apple vs... read more

Using Google reCaptcha Could Be Costing Your Company Customers, and May Be A Security Risk

We all hate filling out a CAPTCHA. It needlessly wastes time and energy, and can be frustrating to use. At least in times past, the distorted text was reasonably possible and quick to solve. However, since Google made it easy for developers to quickly add in support for Google image reCAPTCHA, it has been becoming increasingly proliferate across the internet, as well as... read more

AOL Mail Begins Permanently Deleting Accounts Not Used Regularly With No Way To Recover Your Emails Or Data

AOL Mail is no longer a safe place to use email or to use as an OpenID endpoint - and that includes past and old accounts you may have. While AOL mail lost the majority of new email signups when they began requiring a real phone number for all free email accounts, now they have begun permanently deleting all accounts which have not been active over the last 180 days. If... read more

As Internet Regulation like GDPR Continues To Grow, Internet Privacy Will Get Worse

The release of the recent GDPR Compliance regulation by the EU which threatens to fine all companies up to 2% of total global annual turnover or €10 million Euro (about $11.66 million USD) for failing to adhere to ambiguous and oppressive new regulations concerning privacy of user data is counterproductively a danger to the security and privacy of the internet. As a... read more

Top 5 Websites To Help You Scout A New Area Before Traveling or Moving Long Distance

In the past, even just a decade ago, the only way to know whether an area was good or safe was to go there, or talk to someone who lived there. Today, thanks to the internet you can fully research an area and get a good idea about safe places to visit, what places to visit, what cities and what areas are safe to stop in and get a hotel in, websites to tell you about... read more

Act Now: The FCC Is Actively Trying To Abolish Free Speech On The Internet By Destroying Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality laws have been around for decades that protect the internet from being limited, throttled, or censored by corporate monopolies, tyrannical government and political parties, nefarious individuals, and unscrupulous organizations. However, in a shocking and truly George Orwellian move, the FCC is trying to take away the freedoms of America and the world by... read more

The Truth About Cybersqatting, How To Get The Domain, And How To Fight Back

You just got the most amazing idea for a website. Or, you just decided to put your business on the internet. Or maybe you wanted to rebrand your website. So you do a search to try to buy the domain. However, it gives you this error: "Sorry, this website is unavailable. Do you want thewebsiteyouwant.info/.asia/.etc instead?" Of course not, you wanted the .com version... read more

How To Get A Dedicated Email Service For Maximum Privacy And Security

If you are finally ready to leave the free email providers like gmail or others for security reasons, this article is for you. First, currently there is no perfect email provider out there, unfortunately. However, what I will suggest will help you retain maximum possible security, while at the same time affording as much convenience as possible. What I suggest to do... read more