FixMeStick's Weekly Cybersecurity Roundup: September 8th – September 14th

FixMeStick's Weekly Cybersecurity Roundup: September 8th – September 14th

Hello FixMeFans and StartMeStars! It’s time for this week’s edition of the Cybersecurity Roundup. We've got lots to cover!

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Internet Safety Tips

Internet Safety Tips

If you use the internet to do everything from online shopping to keeping in touch with friends, check out these everyday tips for staying safe online.

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How to Breathe a New Life into Your Old Computer

How to Breathe a New Life into Your Old Computer

Do you have an old computer that you no longer use? Does it have the blue screen or it's just frustratingly slow and you’re tired of seeing the spinner?

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6 Summer Staycation Ideas for COVID Times

With stay-at-home orders in many parts of the world and hotels, resorts, and many businesses forced to shut down, 2020 has not been too great a year for vacations so far.

If you’ve had to postpone any vacation plans due to cancelled flights, shuttered locations, or simply out of concern for your own health and safety,  we have some ideas for you!

Continue reading below for some fun “staycation” ideas and ways you can add some excitement to this year’s summer vacation. 

Your Guide to Online Marketplaces

With recent events forcing people to spend more time at home, online shopping sales have risen dramatically over the past few months – but did you know that online sales were even passing physical sales dating back to last February?

As online shopping becomes the new norm, many people are moving towards online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay to buy their products, which can definitely come in handy if you’re looking to choose between a wide variety of options.

Tips To Protect Your Pet’s Privacy

On June 26th, we’re celebrating National Take Your Dog to Work Day! While at FixMeStick we’re still in work-from-home mode, that’s not stopping us from taking the time to appreciate our pups.

If you consider your pet a member of the family – you’re not alone. In fact, six out of ten pet owners consider their pets to be part of the family! So we need to protect them too.

How to Stay Safe While Shopping Online

Over the past decade, the amount of activities we’re able to do on the internet has increased tenfold. In the United States alone, online sales are expected to surpass $740 billion by 2023!

In this current time of COVID-19, online shopping has provided many of us with an easy, hassle-free, and convenient experience. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t numerous risks that come along with it. Click here to check out some online scams to watch out for!

Your StartMeStick Guide to the Tor Browser

So you’ve received your StartMeStick, and you’re probably wondering how you can get the most out of it, especially when it comes to your privacy and security.

While the StartMeStick has some great built-in privacy features, there are always ways you can go above and beyond with your privacy – which is why we’re providing you with the StartMeStick Guide to the Tor browser, our way of helping you maximize your privacy while you’re online.