NextAdvisor Blog - Technology

Mastercard Unveils Cards with Built-in Fingerprint Scanners: Are They More Secure?

Last week, Mastercard released its first biometrically-secured card, complete with a fingerprint scanner. Find out if this new payment technology is secure.
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Google is Punishing Symantec over SSL Certificates: How This Impacts You

In March, Google announced that it would be downgrading Chrome's trust in SSL certificates issued by Symantec. Find out why and what this means for you.
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The Internet of Toys: A Look at Playtime in the Era of Data Breaches

The Internet of things is extending to toys, creating what's called the Internet of toys. Find out what the Internet of toys means for your family.
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Microsoft Ends Support for Windows Vista: What This Means for You

Microsoft has ended support for Windows Vista, so we're breaking down what this means for users, including how it could put their data at risk.
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3 Tips to Make Your Phone Less Hackable

Can you take steps to make your phone less hackable if it falls into the wrong hands? Follow these tips to protect your data.
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What to Know Now That the FCC Internet Privacy Rules are Reversed

Now that the FCC Internet privacy rules are officially reversed, we're digging into what this means for consumers' online privacy.
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Smart Speakers and Voice Recognition: Is Your Privacy at Risk?

Do smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home pose a risk to your privacy? Here's what you need to know about these voice-activated devices.
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4 Ways Your Smartphone Compromises Your Identity

Although they add convenience to our everyday life, your smartphone may be compromising your identity. Learn how and what to do to protect yourself.
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Congress Halts Internet Privacy Protections: How Does This Impact You?

The Senate and House have both voted to overturn a series of Internet privacy protections that the FCC passed last year. Find out how this could impact you.
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FCC Takes Steps Toward Combating Phone Scams: What This Means for You

The FCC has released a document with proposed solutions to help consumers fight off phone scams. What are the solutions and what do they mean for consumers?
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