As the ever-increasing instances of cyberattacks show, rapid advancements in modern technology can lead to new security vulnerabilities.But your email and social media accounts aren’t the only thing at risk. New forms of “contactless” technology can also leave certain credit cards, passports, and car keys susceptible.Credit cards...
Never get in a stranger’s car. Unless there’s an app for that. Uber and Lyft have exploded in popularity in recent years, with ordinary citizens acting as driver-contractors. It works like this: you use the app to call for a car to get you where you want to go....
Early last Friday morning, a phone call from an unknown number woke me up. I silenced my ringer and let it go to voicemail. A second later, the phone rang again with a call from the same number. I assumed I was the target of a particularly persistent telemarketer,...
So, you’ve secured your email, Facebook and other social media accounts. Cybersecurity checklist complete, right?Unfortunately, that’s probably not the case. As we take more and more of our activities online, our list of security requirements grows right along with it.Even if you’ve taken extra steps to protect...
So you’ve decided to venture into a brave new world: you want to become an Airbnb host. We wouldn’t blame you.According to Priceconomics, Airbnb hosts rake in an average of $924 a month — and according to Airbnb’s own surveys, FastCompany says, a full 87 percent of Airbnb hosts...