Trip Elix

The SS7 hack is a reality. There are sites all over the internet that offer tracking the location of any cell phone user by just the phone number.  Other services allow calls to recorded or eavesdropped and text messages to be read outside of the device. In the back end of the telephone network where all calls connect …

SS7 hack allows anyone to listen to your cell phone calls and moreRead More »

You may have read that the FBI suggested that everyone reboot the router in their home. There has been quite a bit of misinformation about the internet, viruses and what is going on that you should be aware of. Humans take up approximately 38% of all bandwidth, with just about 1/3 search engine traffic and …

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Many are not surprised by the revelations that Facebook violated anyone’s trust. You may not be on the system, or even have an account, but it attempts to track everyone. Web tracking is an older phenomenon and I am sorry if I did not bring it to your attention sooner. Over the last couple of …

It Wasn’t Your Gullibility Your Data Is Being Stolen.Read More »

Passwords don’t have to be a burden. Here’s how I overcome the workload and the traps. Perhaps these few easy steps will help you, too.  All of us struggle with passwords and the false promises made with biometrics doesn’t seem to be much of a shortcut.  When it comes to creating one, I find just …

What about all those passwords?Read More »

There are a lot of people who don’t understand what artificial intelligence means, let alone what it means for humanity. In the simplest of terms, it is the process of duplicating human decision making processes by the use of machines. Artificial intelligence is a multi-sided research effort into machine learning, including emotional and intellectual intelligence. …

Artificial intelligence, parlor tricks, and morality.Read More »

There is a battle raging over the connection you have to the internet. It has pitted taxation and overly zealous politicians between corporate power and those that decide the welfare of society.  It was dubbed Net Neutrality but the fight over your data is in the forefront, the connection speed, in reality, is just a …

Politics, the internet and Net NeutralityRead More »

The Consumer Credit Bill of Rights We the people of the United States are guaranteed by our Constitution a number of Rights. The right to pursue happiness is chief among them. Our nation has allowed the bank and credit industries to intervene in our daily lives. As a society, we are required to adhere to …

Fix the Credit SystemRead More »

For years our election cycles have been stuck in the mire of corporate influence. Both Senate and House members spend a considerable amount of time each week raising campaign funds. Thus, congress is hooked on your data. Your representatives spend considerable time each week cold calling for donations to their campaigns. That is not what …

What Identity Theft and Term Limits have in CommonRead More »

By Trip Elix Too often this is the case. Viruses and malware are everywhere. Worse today encryption and ransomware threats are running rapidly on the internet. All of these infections either destroy or turn your most important pictures and tax files into things less useless than runny scrambled eggs. Shut down the computer. Don’t answer …

Your Device is infected now what?Read More »

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