Papa John’s will solicit you even if you opt out

In the Papa John’s iOS mobile app, there are two opt out settings under Communications: Opt in to receive email offers and alerts? Opt in to receive text offers and alerts? I had opted out of both — clearly signaling to Papa John’s that I wished to opt out of their solicitations. Despite opting out […]

Wells Fargo cannot follow its own phishing security advice

Wells Fargo has a reasonably good security page educating customers about phishing email and texting scams. They make three good comments about how to recognize a phishing email scam, informing the user to look out for a combination of red flags: Non-Wells Fargo email address: The email address of the sender does not include the […]

Top 10 ways to strengthen your personal online security

Most of us have a home network with multiple electronic devices, along with hundreds of online accounts and credentials. These tips will help you strengthen your personal online security by helping you better secure your devices and credentials. Strong Passwords Stronger passwords are long and have high entropy (users lowercase, uppercase, numbers, and punctuation). Use […]

How to use Google Fi data SIM on a Verizon Jetpack MiFi

Google Fi is an MVNO telecommunications service that provides telephone calls, SMS, and mobile broadband using cellular networks operated by Sprint, T-Mobile, and others. Fi has easy-to-understand pricing, can be paused or canceled without penalty, allows up to 9 additional data-only SIM cards to share the same plan, and charges only for the data consumed. […]