Don’t Let Unerased Skype History Lead Hackers To Your Conversations

Don't Let Unerased Skype History Lead Hackers To Your Conversations

Skype did manage to let the world talk for free. I think it’d be hard to find a single PC user on the globe who doesn’t use the service. But the free service can make us pay a heavy price if we don’t pay proper attention to safeguarding our privacy.

Skype history is a feature that works very similarly to your browser history. It records all your conversations and calls so that you can view, save, or import the content later on. While a handy feature, Skype history poses a serious privacy issue too: The instant messages you send and receive aren’t only stored in the chat area on the actual interface, but get saved locally on your hard drive too! And it’s no secret for hackers where that folder is located on your PC, if they manage to access it.

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How To Avoid Identity Theft During This Tax Season?

How To Avoid Identity Theft During This Tax Season?

The time is here to file taxes and if you use the Internet to get it done there are some very important best practices for preventing identity theft this season. Cyber-criminals are especially in favor of the tax season because the documents you are required to submit contain highly sensitive information about your identity and finances, such as, your name, physical address, banking details, loan details, employee details, etc, and of course, your social security number. Don’t let any of them fall into the wrong hands! By implementing the best practices we share in this article you can make sure that your confidential details remain protected.

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