You are being tracked online

March 12, 2014

You are being tracked online!

This is a GREAT 15 minute video expose from 60 Minutes that will give you a very good idea of how you are being tracked online.  CLICK HERE to watch the recent video. They also have a follow up video HERE that explains some of the ways to help better protect your privacy by using a disposable identity.  You will be surprised at the depths of this industry, what is tracked, who is tracking it, how it is sold and used.  This data is tracked a number of ways, but one of the most common is the use of tracking cookies.  This information can be used to tell a lot about you, your interests, your problems, your finances and even your health!  This information can even be used by cyber criminals to hijack your identity.

Prairie Star Technology are digital privacy experts.  We can help minimize the amount of data that is collected and better maintain your privacy.  Its all a part of our managed services program that includes real time monitoring of the health of your PC, preventative maintenance, automated software security updates and a best in class Internet security software package.  If you are concerned that you are being tracked online, we can help!

Call us today at 913/730-6262 for a complimentary technology assessment and to learn how we can help maintain your personal privacy.

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Founded in 2010, Prairie Star Technology is an independent IT service and support firm located in Overland Park, KS.  We offer on-site computer repair and virus removal throughout the greater Kansas City area, including Overland Park, Shawnee, Olathe, Kansas City, Lenexa, Prairie Village, and Leawood and remote help desk support to clients nationally.  We specialize in improving computer performance, reliability and security for residential and small business customers.  We are focused on providing fast, professional and CompTIA certified computer support to clients nationwide.   Our unique managed service program, Complete Computer Care, combines remote monitoring, preventative maintenance and Internet security all in one bundled offering starting at $15.99 a month.

If you would like to find out more about how we can improve your computers security to better protect your personal identity, documents, pictures and other data and make your computer faster and more fun to use, call us at 913/730-6262 or on our Contact Us page.  If you are going to take on the risks of the Internet, you owe it to your data to have the best Internet security possible.

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