AmberMac Archive: online safety

#TheFeed: Hexigent’s Ryan Duquette on Phishing Scams

TF088: If you’re looking to get in shape with the latest tech, Craig Slagel from RunGo explains how his new app can help you explore a new city while you’re working out. We also chat with Ryan Duquette, a top security expert from the cyber-security and digital… Read More

#TheFeed: Poverty Inc. Filmmaker on the future of charity

TF087: Keeper CEO Darren Guccione joins up from Mobile World Congress to talk about how to create better (and more secure) passwords. We also chat with filmmaker Michael Matheson Miller about his film Poverty, Inc, which examines the impact of foreign aid. Chakameh Shafii of TranQool explains how her new business… Read More

The Feed: Sudo Safety, More Musical.ly, and Beddit Sleep Tracking

Steve Shillingford joins us to chat about his new app Sudo, which puts safety and privacy back in your hands thanks to on-demand phones numbers and email addresses. Plus, @Brittlestar is back to talk about Musical.ly and why your pre-teens and teens can’t get enough of growing community. We… Read More

How to Protect Your Devices from IoT Threats (Twitter Chat)

Don’t miss my Twitter Chat on Saturday, January 7th starting at 6pm ET / 3pm PT with Liron Segev (@Liron_Segev), Enobong Etteh (@BooredatWork), and Bitdefender (@BitdefenderBOX) from CES 2017. Follow the hashtag #IoTSecurity2017 and keep an eye on my Twitter account (@AmberMac) to take part –… Read More

CES 2017: Battling Smart Home Hackers

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, a massive trade show the size of 43-football fields, is celebrating its 50th year.  Last year, CES had its largest attendance ever, with more than 170,000 visitors and industry professionals, many of whom are back again this year… Read More

Protect Your Kids with KidsWifi

Parents know that it’s tough to manage where your child is going online but thanks to a new product called Kids Wifi, things can be a little easier! The KidsWifi device lets you manage internet access from a simple dashboard (see my video below to check it out) where you can control the following… Read More

Beware of Fake Retail Apps

There are more than two million apps in the iTunes App Store and discovering the most helpful of these is difficult enough without the latest news reveal a surge in fake retail apps. As The New York Times reveals in a recent article, “The counterfeiters have masqueraded as… Read More

Amber & Jus Reign Driving Toronto in Gizmo-Filled Ride

I had a lot of fun on this ride with internet star Jus Reign, who gave me a lift to an #OYKO event. Check it out on Toronto Life’s YouTube and post below… “Amber MacArthur, who you might know better as Amber Mac, might just be Toronto’s… Read More