The majority of Americans have been targeted by online scammers

To help ensure that you don’t become the victim of an online scammer, here are six common types of internet scams and how to avoid them.

18 Aug 2022 min read

Back to school: 7 tips for improving your middle schooler's digital literacy

As our kids grow over the summer, so does their online fluency. Here are some tips for working digital literacy into your back to school plans this year.

17 Aug 2022 min read

The most hated people on the internet: Where are they now?

We check in on the king of revenge porn, the Tinder Swindler, and the Fyre Festival fraudster.

16 Aug 2022 min read

Are young people sharing too much personal information online?

Here's a lesson you can take from your elders: Share less online. It might be the very thing that keeps you from getting scammed.

16 Aug 2022 min read

A tale of two breaches: Comparing Twilio and Slack’s responses

The manner in which these two organizations responded to their respective breaches is instructive.

15 Aug 2022 min read

Want to avoid the worst of the internet? Start with cyber hygiene

Cyber hygiene connects reliable security principles to a person’s individual and unique habits.

12 Aug 2022 min read

Pay with just your palm at Whole Foods

Plus, WhatsApp announces more privacy but Tesla collects your data.

12 Aug 2022 min read

Fake Elon Musk TeslaCoin cryptocurrency investment scam costs victims at least $250

Avast is actively protecting its users from the campaign and has protected more than 10,000 users from the scam in August.

12 Aug 2022 min read

How to manage your elementary schooler's digital milestones

As the internet becomes an inseparable part of childhood for most, there’s no better time than back-to-school to talk about internet safety and privacy.

11 Aug 2022 min read

Working to make the internet a more secure place

The Cybercrime Information Center's most current report highlights the fact that monthly phishing attacks have doubled since May 2020.

10 Aug 2022 min read

Back to school: Do you know your high schooler's online fluency?

At this developmental stage, it’s time to start trusting that all of the work you put into teaching kids about good online behavior will pay off.

10 Aug 2022 min read

Back to school: Why device protection for kids is valuable

Protect your children’s (and family’s) digital identity and online safety by acting now.

9 Aug 2022 min read

Phishing attack adds pressure with countdown clock

Plus, two high-severity patches are released and privacy advocates warn about the ADPPA.

9 Aug 2022 min read