<div class="media_block"><img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/is-your-wi-fi-network-a-security-risk.jpg"></div>With Wi-Fi security, it’s easy to fall into the “out of sight, out of mind” trap. Your Wi-Fi router probably lives in a corner or closet, and of course, Wi-Fi’s radio waves are invisible. But the ease of connecting your devices to your Wi-Fi network means it’s equally as easy for a hacker to connect […]
Whatever consumer electronics product you can name, there’s probably a “smart” version that you configure via an app or Internet-connected interface once you’ve connected it to your Wi-Fi network. For ease of setup and to keep costs down, many such devices come pre-configured with not just a default username and password, but the same default […]
Password management company LastPass has announced that it suffered a security breach in which attackers stole both encrypted customer account data (which is bad) and customer vaults containing encrypted usernames and passwords (which is much, much worse). On the positive side, the data of users who abided by LastPass’s defaults and created master passwords of […]
Securing an organization’s digital assets requires ongoing attention. This article poses questions your organization should be able to answer—and that will likely come up when purchasing cyber insurance or doing work for other, larger organizations.
<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/easily-share-wi-fi-passwords-with-other-people-and-devices.jpg">You’re on vacation with your family, staying in an Airbnb, with multiple Apple devices to connect to the apartment’s Wi-Fi. Typing the password repeatedly would be a pain, but happily, Apple has added a password-sharing feature to all its operating systems. Once you enter the password on your iPhone, whenever someone else—or another of your […]
<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/export-passwords-from-safari-to-ease-the-move-to-a-password-manager.jpg">Although Apple has improved the built-in password management features in macOS and iOS (you can now add notes to password entries!), third-party password managers like 1Password and LastPass are still more capable. For those still getting started using a password manager, another new capability will ease the transition: Safari password export. To export a CSV […]
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is horrific, but the economic sanctions and other responses from Western nations mean that businesses of all sizes need to be more vigilant about cybersecurity. Read on for suggestions:
<img src="https://www.creativetechs.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/how-to-take-the-annoyance-out-of-your-key-passwords-and-passcodes.jpg">We constantly say, “Use a password manager!” for good reason. Password managers make it easy to generate, store, and enter strong passwords. You don’t have to decide whether or not your password is strong or weak, remember it, and type it accurately every time you log in to a website. Seriously, just get 1Password or […]
Are you ready to let a password manager help you create, remember, and enter login info? Our tutorial on getting started with the popular 1Password will soon have you entering secure passwords with ease on all your Apple devices.
We’ve been hearing reports of an uptick in the scam phone calls that claim to be from Apple. If you answer, an automated message tells you that your iCloud account has been breached and asks you to call a provided 1-866 number. Do not do this! Apple will never call you unprompted.