NextAdvisor Blog - Technology

‘CloudBleed’ Flaw May Expose Your Passwords, Private Messages and More

Learn about a new security bug unofficially called Cloudbleed that may have revealed people's online data and see how you can protect your online accounts.
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Ransomware is Evolving: What You Need to Know

Hacking methods develop as technology does, which is why it's no surprise that ransomware is evolving. Find out how you can protect yourself.
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Cybersecurity News Brief: Arby’s Data Breach, Email Privacy and More

We highlight a handful of cybersecurity news stories that consumers should be paying attention to, including data breaches and new legislation.
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Airport Trusted Traveler Programs, Biometrics and Your Identity: How They Relate

If you frequent airports, you're probably familiar with Trusted Traveler Programs. While they may make airport security smoother, there are some drawbacks.
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What is Social Engineering and How Can You Avoid It?

If you've heard about the hacking technique of social engineering but don't know what it is, here's everything you need to know.
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What We Can Learn from 2016’s Worst Passwords

The list of 2016's worst passwords is out, and we're detailing what made the list, why passwords matter and things to remember when creating a password.
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Data Privacy Day: Test Your Data Security Knowledge

Do you know what it takes to keep your data secure? In honor of Data Privacy Day, take our quiz to test your data security knowledge.
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What Everyone Can Learn from the Gmail Phishing Scam

Over the past year, many have fallen victim to a complex Gmail phishing campaign. Learn more about this scam and what every consumer can learn from it.
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January is National Stalking Awareness Month: What Do You Need to Know About Cyberstalking?

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, and we're detailing what you'll want to know about cyberstalking. Find out how to protect you and your family.
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Your Digital Inheritance: What Happens to Your Social Media Accounts When You Die?

What happens to your online accounts when you die? Learn about digital inheritance and your options for managing your data after death.
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