08 Mar 2015

21 Tips to Stay Anonymous Online

Summary: Looking for ways to protect your privacy and stay anonymous online?  You’re in the right place! Follow these simple tips, tricks, and hints to keep your online presence away from the prying eyes of criminals and spying governments. ————————-   If you are concerned with protecting your privacy, particularly with the

06 Mar 2015

How to Protect Your Gmail Account

Gmail is an extremely popular webmail platform. Because it is so popular, it is often targeted by hackers and criminals looking to steal personal and financial information. If you are a Gmail user, you definitely want to do everything you can to protect your account. Here are a few simple

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25 Jan 2015

Hackers Unmasked: If “Anonymous” Had A Face, This Would Be It.

From the massive release of private celebrity photos (which the internet dubbed “The Fappening”) to the North Korean Sony attacks, 2014 was a year of notable “hacking” activity. Events like these have created a call to action for increased security measures across the board, especially as data protection continues to

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02 Jan 2015

The NSA’s Conflicted Battle with Encryption

It’s no secret the intelligence agencies of the world spend a great amount of time trying to break  the many different codes and encryption types available today.  The NSA has their fair share of success stories in this area.  But, as the Edward Snowden leak showed, there are still some

25 Dec 2014

Top 49 Security Blogs Heading into 2015

The Top 49 Security Blogs – not named SecureThoughts – to Read in 2015 As we move into 2015, cyber security will continue to be a pervasive and important topic.  Threats from malicious attacks, along with website and application vulnerabilities, continue to put our privacy and personal information at risk.  To

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24 Dec 2014

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft Identity theft is a serious problem with significant consequences for victims. Based on public statistics available online, 15 million people in the U.S. are victims of identity theft each year, with financial losses totaling 50 billion dollars. If those statistics provided you a wake-up call,