LastPass Guide Almost Done

I’m almost finished with the LastPass Guide eBook! …I just have to write it. Actually, it is nearly done! It’s exactly 128 pages. But I’m going to have to write one more page causing a buffer overflow! Launch Date is set for: February 8th I just finished the LastPass Guide Landing Page! This is the … Continue reading “LastPass Guide Almost Done”

My First Book | LastPass Guide | Coming Soon

I’m writing a book! I started around July and figured it would take between 6 and 12 months to complete. Turns out I made pretty good progress and will likely be finished in January or February. I plan to self-publish and sell it right here on b3n.org. The book is called LastPass Guide (although I’m … Continue reading “My First Book | LastPass Guide | Coming Soon”

Ben’s Phone Guide (2016 edition)

Phones depreciate in value fast, their useful life is less than their lifespan.  Not because old phones don’t work anymore.  But because manufacturers stop providing security updates after about 3 years (at best!) What If I Told You a Hacker Can Take over Your Phone with One Text… And You Don’t Even Have to Open … Continue reading “Ben’s Phone Guide (2016 edition)”

How to Encrypt Your Email

So, you want to hide your email from the NSA’s prying eyes?  It’s impossible… but here are some steps you can use to make it harder. This isn’t theoretical.  The NSA has and does intercept this traffic. Common Points of NSA Interception The NSA has unlimited resources to compromise your communications.  You’re not going to stop … Continue reading “How to Encrypt Your Email”

Dell Hacked: Watch Out For Social Engineering Scams

The last few days I have been getting a lot of calls from “Unknown Caller” for which I didn’t pick up.  This morning I got a call from a number in the 845 area code so I answered. It was my friendly Dell Support rep from India! Hello, this is Dell support, we detected some malware activity … Continue reading “Dell Hacked: Watch Out For Social Engineering Scams”

YubiKey Two-Factor Authentication

Last year I started looking at 2FA (Two Factor Authentication) solutions and came across YubiKey which is a fantastic little device.  I ordered a few NEOs to play with.  There are several models, I opted for the NEO since it supports the most features and has an NFC chip that Android phones can use.  It’s $50 on Amazon or … Continue reading “YubiKey Two-Factor Authentication”