Earthquake warning? There’s an app for that — in Los Angeles County

3rd January 2019

LOS ANGELES – Residents of Los Angeles County may have a few seconds to prepare for an earthquake thanks to a new app for Apple and Android smartphones. ShakeAlertLA will give warnings similar to an Amber Alert when significant shaking starts nearby, ideally allowing users to get to a safe place, according to the app. An earthquake early warning pilot created by the city of Los Angeles in partnership with…

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How Cybercrime Could Actually Make the Internet Safer

3rd January 2019

We’ve all heard the saying that whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. While this phrase is often hotly debated, it never rings more true than when applied to cyber security. Cybercrime is the fastest growing crime. In.a digital world where we keep virtually our whole lives on a computer, everything about us could be at risk. From financial information, to personal data, to intellectual property and art, there is…

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Have You Had an Amazon Package Stolen?

3rd January 2019

We’re well into the holiday season, and many of us are hoping our online orders arrive in time for Christmas next week. In fact, the U.S. Postal Service predicts December 17-23 will be its busiest week for mailing, shipping, and delivery. But with the uptick in deliveries comes an increased risk of theft by “porch pirates” — people who steal packages right off of doorsteps. Check out our tips on…

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