• Ways To Avoid Getting Hacked This Holiday

    You might think that the busiest day for malware infections would be Cyber Monday, the first Monday following Thanksgiving when many online retailers have special sales. But in 2016, the busiest day was Wednesday December 14th, with infections 120.06% higher than normal. November and December are typically very busy months for computer malware infections, and an […]
  • 6 Services That Quietly Collect Your Personal Data

    On some level, we all know that our devices are watching us. When it comes to Google Home or Amazon Echo, we embrace the fact that a giant tech company listens in on what we say. It’s transactional—they get a little personal data, and we get a little personal convenience. But when we wrap our […]
  • Aluminum Foil Can Actually Improve Your Wireless Signal

    If you’ve ever thought of resorting to aluminum foil to redirect your home’s poor Wi-Fi signal, it turns out you’re not actually that far off the mark. EurekAlert reported today that researchers at Dartmouth College have discovered that 3D printed signal reflectors, consisting of a thin layer of metal and plastic, can drastically and cheaply […]