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Hackers Heart Your Patterns

Oh, what tangled patterns we weave. When first we practice to deceive! Walter Scott* At least that’s what we think we’re doing, isn’t it? There we are, at the prompt to create yet another password, and after a few taps on the keyboard, we just know that we’ve included that extra something that only we […]

Initiating THE Talk with…Parents #ChatSTC

In our 24/7 online culture, children actively using computers and other digital devices is not only unavoidable, but highly desirable – in the right situations. Our devices are amazing for learning, work, entertainment, not to mention, toys. With a little hand holding and guidance, even the youngest member of the family can enjoy and benefit […]

Stay Safe When Using Public Wi-Fi

It’s tempting, isn’t it? You’re sitting in a coffee shop, on a train or in a shopping mall, and you notice a free Wi-Fi network. Logging on would let you use your laptop or save data on your smart phone plan. But there’s one big problem with taking advantage of these public Wi-Fi networks: Your […]

Getting Over the Password Hurdle

Like physical keys, passwords are supposed to be a tool that lets you in, while keeping others out. Many folks, though, see passwords as just a personal obstruction when they access their own accounts. To overcome this, they choose easy-to-remember and otherwise bad passwords. They think they’ve overcome the hurdle of their passwords, when in […]

Securing Your Router Keeps the Entire Internet Safer

You’re sitting at home, surfing the internet, without a care in the world. Your computer and all the sites you visit are protected with good passwords, thanks to Sticky Password. Your firewall is turned on. Your antivirus is running and up to date. You feel protected from all the nasty threats out there in cyberspace, […]

Data Privacy vs. I Have Nothing to Hide

Privacy is a natural instinct that there is something we don’t want just anyone to know about us. Privacy gives us control over our circumstances. Just like our fight or flight response to threatening situations, privacy is a basic human survival mechanism. Depending on the situation, privacy can literally be anything: your location in a […]

How Online Predators Threaten Our Children [infographic]

How many hours does your child spend online or using their cell phone every day? Researchers have tabulated data to uncover that our kids are spending an average of seven hours a day on their computers, tablets, gaming systems, phones, and other technology devices. Our children’s technology use is quickly becoming their preferred method of […]

Is Dropbox Really Safe?

Dropbox has grown to become one the largest file sharing and cloud storage solutions online for both businesses and for individuals. Due to this, it has become a main target for hackers and other cyber criminals who try to either exploit it for profit or steal large amounts of user data for ransom or unauthorized […]

Passwords, Everyday!

You use passwords everyday: sending email, shopping online, staying in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and your other social media, banking online, making new contacts via LinkedIn, calling grandma over Skype, checking your children’s grades, updating this week’s fantasy football roster, and on and on… You can’t escape them, because just about everything you do online […]

Cloud-based Parental Control Software – Save 25%

Put your mind to rest knowing exactly how your children use their computer.  See what apps and games they use, who they talk to, what websites they visit, and a whole lot more. SentryPC is a cloud-based monitoring, filtering, and control software wrapped into one – used and recommended by parents worldwide to protect their […]