Tag: security

If you’re in the business of developing mobile apps, it’s important to give the straight story about what your app can do and be transparent about your privacy practices. Consider these tips if you’re developing an app.

Lots of OnGuardOnline.gov visitors appreciate our practical, plain language tips for securing computers, avoiding fraud, and being smart online. But what about the tech savvy users – IT professionals, cybersecurity specialists, and other super...

A techie spy and his cunning crew are out to get your personal information. Stop them cold by proving you're ready to protect yourself online.

Getting rid of your old computer? You can ensure its hard drive doesn’t become a treasure chest for identity thieves. Use a program that overwrites or wipes the hard drive many times. Or remove the hard drive, and physically destroy it...

Step-by-Step Instructions Through the Start menu select the "Control Panel" menu item. Select the "Network and Internet Connections" item. Select the "Windows Firewall" icon. If it is not already checked,...

Step-by-Step Instructions to Start the Built-in Firewall in Mac OS X Pull down the Apple icon in the top left corner of your Desktop Select System Preferences from the menu. Under the category Internet & Network click on the Sharing icon...