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Regardless of what computer you own, Apple or Windows, Spectre and Meltdown security flaws affect you. Security researchers recently revealed the details of these two microprocessor security flaws. Chips made by Intel, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and others are...

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Cryptocurrency – What’s It All About?

November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

What is cryptocurrency? Or you may call it Bitcoin. Where does it come from? How does it work? Is it real money? In case you haven’t heard we are in the midst of a monetary...

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Tax Season 2017 – Fighting Identity Theft

March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are two seasons that cyber criminals celebrate; Christmas and tax season. African-Americans should understand that protecting themselves during this time is especially critical  A 2011 Federal Trade Commission national fraud survey revealed that African-Americans were...

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How the Cloud Improves Internet Security

August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Convenience, economy and improved workforce productivity are just some of the benefits that are emerging as the result of cloud computing. And, despite some initial concerns regarding the security of cloud computing, discussions about the...

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App of the Week – PaidEasy

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dining out is not as easy as it looks especially when you are dining with friends. You know the ones who look the other way when the check comes. Then there is keeping track of...

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EMV is Coming! EMV is Coming!

September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

October is EMV card month. And what is EMV? Currently there are 1.96 billion credit cards in circulation and they are about to change. Black people all over America are walking around with a credit or debit...

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According to a Wall Street Journal report Washington, D.C.-based not-for-profit health insurer CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced Wednesday it had suffered a major data breach…last June!  The data breach was announced Wednesday, following cyber security firm FireEye completed review...

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Easy Ways to Protect Your Privacy

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Teaching black people about the digital age is what this blog is all about. And black people need to understand what information collection is and stop surrendering so much of it. We ignore the incessant...

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Home Wi-Fi Security

July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are in the era of wireless connectivity. Most African-American homes have an Internet connection that comes through the cable or telephone wires. But once inside the signal goes to a wireless router that allows...

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Heartbleed Bug: Latest Updates & News

April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to a report in the Washington Post the Heartbleed bug maybe getting worse. As websites and companies work feverishly to update their systems and networks the effort may slow Internet traffic to a rush...

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