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Month: May 2017

Mobile App Collection

Mobile App Collection

In this post I will summarize some of the mobile apps that I have chosen as part of my strategy for a more secure and private communications platform.  I have reviewed several of these in previous posts, however I am frequently asked for recommendations and a list of what my current set up consists of.  Of course, the basis for privacy with a mobile phone starts with purchasing your phone, and then setting up a prepaid account with the provider…

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TruePeopleSearch (Opt-Out)

TruePeopleSearch (Opt-Out)

The following information was originally posted to the Privacy-Training blog earlier today.  In a previous post, I discussed FamilyTreeNow and how that website has very accurate details about most Americans, including home addresses, telephone numbers, emails, family members, and other personal information.  An option to remove your data from FamilyTreeNow is available, which was already discussed here. Recently, a site that appears to offer a clone of that data has emerged at TruePeopleSearch.com.  Even more interesting, the data that was…

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Unclaimed Property

Unclaimed Property

Every State has a method for individuals to search if they have any unclaimed property that has been reported to the State Controller’s Office or Treasury Office.  People are often surprised at how much unclaimed property there is, especially when they search their name and find that something is waiting for them to claim.  Nowadays in most States you can easily search your name online to see if there is a windfall with your name on it.  Start with Google,…

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Podcast 026 – My First Interview

Podcast 026 – My First Interview

I wanted to take a moment to remind readers about the Complete Privacy & Security Podcast, hosted by Michael Bazzell and Justin Carroll.  This weekly podcast tackles many privacy & security related topics in depth and also answers listener questions on a regular basis.  As of this week, there are 30 episodes and every single one has valuable information that applies to anyone pursuing more knowledge.  Be sure to tune in and explore the many areas of privacy & security…

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