VIDEO: How To Easily Protect Your Android Cell From Lock Screen PIN Code Hacks

If you are worried about security on your Android cell, you need to make sure that a thief or hacker cannot easily get around your PIN code to unlock it. We show you how to protect yourself on our Samsung Galaxy S9 demo unit. The idea is to EASILY encrypt the phone and have it decrypted on boot.  Without your PIN code being entered before the unit boots up, it will not display calls, alerts…

VIDEO: Practical Cyber Security in 2019

This presentation titled, “A Guide to Practical Cyber Security in 2019” was given to a parents association at middle school in Calgary. It has some teen discussion but as stated in the video, Cyber Security is now everyone’s problem and so the course is intended primarily for adults. The DON’Ts of Cyber Security Do not use real details on social media or any place you don’t need to Don’t take surveys online or on the…

SOLVED: VIDEO: 4 Ingenious Ways Hackers Get Around Two Factor Authentication

If you are like most people, you think two factor authentication is nearly impossible to get around.  This is because two factor includes: something you know (like a username and password) something you have (like your cell phone that has a PIN code texted to you) So if a hacker gets your username and password, say through a phishing site you accidentally typed your credentials into, they still can’t get in because they don’t have…

What is the Most Important Account You Have? The Answer Will Shock You

If you were thinking your bank or Facebook were the most important accounts you have, you would be wrong.  The key to the question is asking yourself, what guards your accounts?  The answer is email. Email is the single most important account you have because it is most often used to reset your other accounts.  When you have a problem with your Twitter account, it is reset using your email.  When your Office 365 account…

SOLVED: What is Near Field Communication (NFC)?

Near Field Communication, or NFC as it is now commonly referred to, is very much like a two way Radio Frequency Identifier (RFID) that is built into newer smart cell phones, such as the Blackberry Bold 9790 and Google Nexus S (but not any of the Apple iphones… yet).  If you have a credit or debit card that you can “tap” instead of swipe, you have an RFID and you can likely already guess the near…