Personal Security

Keep your belongings and personal information safe with these personal security tips and product recommendations.

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Here’s How to Spot an Airbnb Scam

Airbnb scams can really ruin your vacation, but there are some reliable ways to spot one.

10 Best Ways To Protect Your Home

Sometimes the best ways to protect your home are the easiest. Learn how without investing a lot of time or...


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Beginner’s Guide To Smart Home Security Systems

Is a smart home security system right for you? Here's what you need to know.


5 Home Security Additions That Can Lower Your Homeowner’s Insurance Rate

Smart home security upgrades protect your home and family and are easy to install. Did you know they also can...


Why Does My Car Alarm Keep Going Off at Night?

Car alarm interrupting your sleep? We've rounded up some causes and solutions for why your car alarm keeps going off...

Can Alexa Be Hacked? Here’s How To Prevent It

Though it's rare, Alexa can be vulnerable to hackers. Here's what you need to know to keep yourself and your...


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Can My Neighbor Point Their Security Camera at My Backyard?

Have you asked yourself this question? We consulted a lawyer for the answer.

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6 Items To Take With When Closing Down Your Cabin

You know to sweep the floor and turn off the lights. But do you know what should be on your...


The 5 Best Solar Security Cameras to Keep an Eye on Your Property

Wires and batteries can be hard to deal with. See why green is the way to go with a rundown...


Watch Out! These 10 Phone Call Scams Could Steal Your Money

Those scammers are sneakier than you'd think, but you need to protect your money and information.


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Do Amazon Echo’s Security Features Really Work?

Amazon Echo has security features, like detecting broken glass. But do they really work? We tested them here in our...

12 Airbnb Horror Stories That’ll Make You Think Twice

Think you might want to become an Airbnb host? Or, maybe you're just using their services while traveling. Whether you're...


35 Home Security Mistakes That Make Your House a Target for Home Invaders

These not-so-obvious indicators will make your home a target for thieves.


21 Things a Burglar Won’t Tell You

Is it a crime to spend money on a home security system these days? A look inside the mind of...


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Keep Your Smart Home Safe: 5 Free Antivirus Options

You don’t have to pay through the teeth to protect your devices. Here are our five favorite and totally-free antivirus...


10 Hiding Spots Burglars Always Look First

You might think your hiding spot is safe, but burglars know your tricks.

Protect Your Tools With These Jobsite Security Tips

Here are some great tips to keep thieves from stealing your expensive tools and equipment from the jobsite.


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10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...


How to Install an Outdoor Security Camera

We'll walk you through the simple DIY and tech involved.


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11 Common Home Security Mistakes That Put You at Risk

No matter where you live, you must address home security sooner or later. Will you do so before or after...


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6 Best Motion Sensor Cameras for Your Home

No matter what your needs, there's a motion sensor camera for you. Here are our top picks.



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A Locksmith’s Best Advice For Keeping Your Home Safe

Locksmiths know a lot about home security. Here is some of their best advice.


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How to Protect Your Home Security Camera From Being Hacked

Security cameras connected to the internet are easy to hack. Here's how to stop a breach before it happens.


6 Ways to Protect Your Smart Home Devices

The devices in your smart home may be vulnerable, but they don't have to be. We talked to cyber security...

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The Pros and Cons of Two-Step Verification

Two-step verification (2FA) is a way to protect yourself from hackers and identity theft. It sounds complicated, but it's actually...


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8 Immediate Steps to Take After Your Smart Home Is Hacked

If you suspect your smart home has been hacked there are steps you can take to stop the intruder.


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How to Protect Your Smart Home Devices From Hackers

With more and more homes adding smart devices, hackers have more opportunities. Here's how they get in.


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Secret Hiding Places You’ve Never Thought Of

Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all...


13 Sneaky Signs Your House is Being Watched

Gone are the days of burglars randomly bursting in with ski masks. Today’s criminals will watch and wait until just...


This Company Is Working to Stop Those Annoying Robocalls for Good

Robocalls are beyond annoying and insidious—and you can put a stop to them, now.