Helping you balance your online life

AOL Digital Matters - spyware protection

The C.I.A.Hacking Claims - What It Means to You and How to Protect Yourself

It's been all over the news this week: WikiLeaks has released documents that suggest the Central Intelligence Agency (C.I.A.) is hacking into everyday products, such as iPhones, Androids, laptops, wi-fi routers, televisions and other smart devices in the interest of protecting our national


How Emma Watson Became the Most Dangerous Celebrity in 2012

Emma Watson has taken over the #1 spot from Heidi Klum as the most dangerous celebrity to search for on the Web. Best known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movie series, this British actress has grown up in the spotlight and her actions are followed by the press. Searches for


What is Spyware?

Spyware is a type of malicious computer program that will download to your computer and will literally "spy" on your internet activities and your hard drive data. Spyware downloads to your computer through an email and email attachments you've opened, websites you visited, programs you downloaded,