Everybody Panic: Google’s Computers Are Reading Your Email
You are silly if you don’t think Google is indexing your Gmail account so it can serve you ads. That’s the deal. There is no secret. Google serves you relevant ads based on the contents of your email.
Google Knows Plenty About You; Use DuckDuckGo
Give DuckDuckGo a try. You’ll like the simple interface, instant answers, and playful attitude, and you won’t miss the overwhelming presence of advertising or the loss of privacy.
Don’t Trust the Cloud? Microsoft Gives the Keys to Windows to the NSA
If you were laboring under the illusion that your data is somehow safer on your own computer than in the cloud, let’s just put an end to that fallacy.
Does “Don’t Be Evil” Mean “Give the NSA Direct Access to Our Servers”?
According to the Washington Post, the NSA is mining data “directly from the servers of these U.S. Service Providers: Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, Apple.” Isn't this evil?
Increase Dropbox Data Security
Attorneys can increase data security with Dropbox with a few tweaks and tips.
Get Used to Using Your Privacy Settings
Learn to use the privacy controls on your online social networks. Every website with a social component (Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, etc.) gives you some measure of control over who sees your updates. You should use them, even if they aren’t foolproof. After all, not everyone wants — or needs — to see your […]
Data Security for Solo Attorneys Part 2
How solo attorneys can secure client data in three simple steps.
A Stolen iPhone Plus iMessage Could Spell Privacy Trouble for Your Firm
Recent events show that iMessage bug is not just a simple SIM problem. Be careful with your iDevice if you plan to use iMessage with clients.
How to Tell Google to Ignore Your Wireless Network
If you don't like the idea of Google knowing where your network is on the map, you can tell Google to ignore your wireless network.
Lawyers Traveling Abroad: Precautions to Protect Client Data
U.S. officials may seize all electronic devices coming into the country and search the contained data. Here's how to keep your data secure.