Doing a backgroung check on yourself now and then can be a good thing. In her article "How to do a free online background check", Kim Komando gives us a few reasons. She writes "There might be erroneous information about you floating around the Internet or in your credit report. Maybe you'll find a picture of yourself or a comment you made years ago somewhere that's a little embarrassing." You can read the rest of her article here.
Apps, we all have them on our phones. The trick is knowing which ones are "spying" on us. In her article "The Worst Apps for Privacy", Natasha Stokes writes that "...our smartphones are an even greater treasure trove of behavioral information – and the apps we use are often the weakest link." She goes on to list several apps that you should be wary of. You can read her article here.