Facebook’s intrusive Washington Post Social Reader

Have you noticed the Washington Post Social Reader App that publishes stories on Facebook about what your friends are reading? Or better yet, have you clicked through the App to read a story, only to find out later that the story you read was published to your Facebook page without your knowledge? Here’s a description […]

QR code dangers & the Norton Snap app

QR codes, or Quick Response codes: You have seen them in magazines, fast food chains, entertainment event tickets, posters, and even billboards. The danger in these two-dimensional codes is how easily they can be exploited by someone with malicious intent (for example, by placing a sticker of a new QR code on top of an […]

7 Reasons Not to Give Your Child a Smartphone

“Should I let my child have a smartphone?” You may have some good reasons to give one to your child. Here are seven reasons not to: Porn. In the app stores, on pornography websites, on malware-infected sites, on social media networks… “But I set up parental controls. I can lock down the device, right?” Sure, but […]