Sometimes Being Your Nerdy BFF Is Hard

Hey, guys. Here’s an overshare that reveals some of my inner turmoil. My apologies for the TMI. Every day I’m grateful that you guys let me share cool apps and tech tools that will help you. I strive to be fun, upbeat, helpful and knowledgable. This goal means that I have to keep up with all the news, all the …

The Equifax Data Breach Is Bad. Really.

Sometimes data breach news is kinda overhyped. The notice that credit-reporting company Equifax had a breach that affects up to 143 million consumers is not #fakenews. This is serious stuff, folks. (Click here for closed-captioned video) Here’s What’s Happening Hackers broke into Equifax and stole personal information from up to 143 million consumers — the vast majority in the U.S. …

The Google Docs Phishing Attack: What you need to know

On Wednesday, millions of Google users received an email from a contact, asking them to edit a Google Doc. The email was actually a phishing attack that gave hackers access to Google accounts. How Did This Happen? Oh, clever evil people. You’ve outdone yourselves this time. Clicking on the link brought victims not to an actual Google Doc… it was …

Unroll.me and Slice: An Important Conversation about Privacy

Two of the tools that I love and recommend are Unroll.me and Slice. And boy are people mad at them. Unroll.me helps manage your inbox by analyzing your emails to find subscription services. Then you can unsubscribe with one click or digest your subscriptions into one email a day. Slice analyzes your inbox for shipments and keep track of your …