NextAdvisor Blog - Technology

HTTPS Encryption and Your Browser: What You Need to Know

Did you know your browser alerts you when you're on a page with HTTPS encryption? Find out how HTTPS and your browser relate.
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Critical Wi-Fi Vulnerability ‘KRACK’ Discovered: Are You Safe Online?

Research into a critical Wi-fi vulnerability was discovered. What are the implications of the KRACK vulnerability and how can you stay safe?
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3 Tips for Paying Safely with Peer-to-Peer Payment Apps

Peer-to-peer payment apps, like Venmo and Square Cash, are convenient, but they may leave your money unsecured. Here are some tips for making safe payments.
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Uber’s Safe Rides Fee Class-Action Lawsuit: Is It Legitimate?

In September, consumers started getting emails detailing a lawsuit involving Uber's Safe Rides Fee. Are these emails legitimate? We break it down.
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iPhone X is Coming: Can You Trust Face ID?

Apple's iPhone X comes with a new security feature called Face ID. Can you trust this facial recognition feature or should you avoid it? Read to find out.
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All Yahoo Accounts Were Exposed in 2013: Here’s What You Need to Know

If you had a Yahoo account in August of 2013, your information was exposed, according to new information from the company. Find out how this impacts you.
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4 Career Fields That Can Benefit from Internet Fax

Fax isn't dead yet, and for these four fields of work, the features of Internet fax services are essential. Find out how you can benefit from Internet fax.
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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Why Cybersecurity is Important

Since October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we're breaking down the current state of cybersecurity and steps you can take to protect yourself.
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FTC Initializes Refund Process for Tech Support Scam Victims

The FTC is cracking down on tech support scams, and as part of its efforts, it's refunding victims of a company called Advanced Tech Support. Learn more.
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Everything You Need to Know About Password Managers

Password managers can help you manage your information in an increasingly connected online world, but how do you choose the right one for you?
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