U.S. Advocates Support EU Privacy Regulation Changes

Sep 6, 2012 15:57:24Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

U.S. Advocates Support EU Privacy Regulation Changes The European Union is currently discussing changes to the EU data privacy guidelines, and internet privacy advocates in the U.S. are in favor of strengthening the regulations. According to the National Journal, EU commission officials recently proposed updating the EU General Data Protection Regulation first enacted in... Read More

Hacking Group Steals and Publishes Millions of Apple ID Numbers

Sep 5, 2012 16:19:07Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Hacking Group Steals and Publishes Millions of Apple ID Numbers Earlier this week, a hacker group known as Antisec announced that it had obtained 12 million unique device identifiers (UDIDs) from Apple iPhone and iPad users. According to NECN, the group posted 1 million of these numbers online as proof, with an accompanying message claiming the information had been removed from the... Read More

Study Finds Only Some Cell Phone Users Protect Mobile Privacy

Sep 5, 2012 15:18:49Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Study Finds Only Some Cell Phone Users Protect Mobile Privacy  These days, more people than ever are using smartphones, which means they are downloading apps for entertainment, work and other purposes at an astounding rate. Sometimes, you may encounter an app that seems suspicious or one that may require you to input your personal information, and these should raise red flags when... Read More

New Illinois Law Provides Safeguard for Online Daters

Sep 4, 2012 16:01:18Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

New Illinois Law Provides Safeguard for Online Daters Last month, a new law went into effect to protect Illinois residents interested in online dating. Using the internet to find a potential mate is pretty commonplace these days, but you still need to be on guard for scammers and potentially dangerous people who may be lurking on the same service you're using. The Ill... Read More

Circle of 6 App Provides Real Life Safety Net

Aug 31, 2012 12:50:58Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Circle of 6 App Provides Real Life Safety Net When you hear the term "mobile security," you probably think about protecting your personal information and other data stored on your phone. But this can also mean using your phone for protection in other ways. Thanks to developers, there are also apps that can help protect your physical safety. A team of fem... Read More

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Personal Devices for Work

Aug 30, 2012 11:54:01Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Personal Devices for Work These days, many businesses across a range of industries rely on mobile technology as an integral part of the company structure. While some companies supply devices to their employees for this purpose, many others rely on a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy, in which workers use their own smartphones, tablets and oth... Read More

Teachers: Don't Forget About Internet Privacy Concerns When Heading Back to School

Aug 29, 2012 15:03:33Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Teachers: Don't Forget About Internet Privacy Concerns When Heading Back to School These days, the internet is a part of nearly every facet of life, and as a teacher, you probably know how significant its role is in education. It is important to take privacy and safety concerns into consideration when using online resources for education - both for the children as well as yourself. Most schools teach... Read More

Lawyers, Realtors and Other Professionals Should Consider Mobile Privacy and Security

Aug 28, 2012 16:16:05Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Lawyers, Realtors and Other Professionals Should Consider Mobile Privacy and Security Social media websites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest may have initially been reserved for leisurely users, but business people quickly realized their potential as marketing and promotional tools for businesses and companies to reach their target audience. Not only are corporations and retailers getting involved, ... Read More

Advocacy Groups Fight for Children's Right to Not Be Exploited Online

Aug 24, 2012 15:15:20Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Advocacy Groups Fight for Children's Right to Not Be Exploited Online Internet privacy is important for all of us, especially children. Yet, these youths may not always know how to distinguish if they're being taken advantage of online. When it comes to protecting online privacy, consumer advocacy groups are keeping a watchful eye out for companies that attempt to exploit the naivety... Read More

Online Dating Sites Offer Offline Singles Events

Aug 22, 2012 16:02:07Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Online Dating Sites Offer Offline Singles Events Online dating is rapidly gaining popularity, but while singles are going online to find love, the kinks of this new dating style are still being worked out. So many dating sites claim they can match people up using scientific formulas and algorithms that are proven to lead to true love. Yet sometimes two online daters ... Read More

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