Results for "please don't buy this"
December 9, 2019 - This holiday season, please reconsider buying smart doorbells to protect your online shipments. The cybersecurity and privacy risks are too severe.
April 27, 2018 - Much like other IoT products, smart toys don't have a great track record of protecting personal information, designing software according to industry best practices, and updating in a timely manner. Because of this, and despite your children's protests, we suggest you please don't buy this.
November 28, 2017 - Identity theft protection services promise to have your back against cybercriminals looking to steal your data. But they don't actually stop them from taking your identity. Are they worth it, then? We say no.
October 26, 2017 - The announcement of Amazon Key, a smart lock paired with a security camera that lets couriers into your home, spawned our new series called "Please don't buy this."
October 30, 2017 - A week in security features a roundup of news stories from the week of October 23 – October 29.
March 6, 2020 - VPNs are all the rage, but they're not without their problems. Where do you stand on the great "Should we deploy a VPN" debate?
August 7, 2019 - Smart home devices aren't the most secure, but they do make life more convenient. How can those who've embraced smart home tech stay as secure as possible? Here are eight ways.
July 11, 2019 - If not implemented correctly, the very security tools we use to keep our information private may actually cause data leaks themselves. We outline a few cases and provide suggestions for researchers and security admins.
February 13, 2019 - If your organization doesn't have an anti-phishing plan in place, it's time to start thinking about one. Here's what to tell your employees and customers about phishing attacks.
December 21, 2018 - If you're interested in buying smart speakers this Christmas, you may be wondering how much of a privacy problem they really are. We take a look at this popular holiday present and separate the hype from the real issues at hand.