Today’s hackers are attacking a variety of products – such as internet-connected cameras and refrigerators –YES! REFRIGERATORS! — and using them to create havoc on the Internet. Or, as it’s called now, the Internet of Things (IoT). Read consumer journalist Rita R. Robison’s piece on The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide for helpful tips such as changing the manufacturer’s standard default password for connected products such as cars, toasters, and home security systems that connect to the Internet. There’s also a helpful video with her article that explains more about IoT security.
If you’ve considered writing a book you’ll have to sell your own products, and that’s not always easy for authors. At The Adventures of the New Old Farts, Laura Lee considers the pros and cons of being an author. Including the need to sell her work.
Still got shopping to do? You can find the definitive holiday shopping guide with something for everyone–literally–over here at HeartMindSoul, courtesy of me!