1309, 2019

Ensure the privacy of iPhone text messages

By |September 13, 2019|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re a business owner who is constantly on the go, you may have become too comfortable texting confidential information using your iPhone. Thankfully, getting back on track is easy. Here are three iPhone privacy settings that will give you an added layer of comfort and security. Turn off message [...]

706, 2019

Apple WWDC 2019 recap

By |June 7, 2019|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is basically Apple’s launch party for its newest updates — from new devices, most important software patches, and other exciting news. There were a lot of updates in the conference, so we’ve compiled some of the most notable changes for you. Privacy commitment In [...]

2805, 2019

Get your Windows 10 privacy back

By |May 28, 2019|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |

Windows 10’s Cortana can be helpful with various tasks — from displaying accurate and personalized ads according to your online searches to spamming word suggestions based on your most common keystrokes. But this operating system may feel intrusive. The following tips should help you avoid being seen by Microsoft’s watchful [...]

1403, 2019

New security features for your Android device

By |March 14, 2019|Categories: Android|Tags: , , , , |

Mobile devices can be considered an extension of ourselves, containing personal information like web browsing behavior, email exchanges, bank transactions, and other private data. Losing your smartphone or having it stolen is a nightmare, but the good news is that Android devices have security tools you can use to keep [...]

503, 2019

Think twice about selling or donating a Mac

By |March 5, 2019|Categories: Apple|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Today’s computer users often forget or are unaware of how much sensitive information their devices store. The ability to save passwords, credit card numbers, and personal messages is undeniably convenient, but it’s also a huge liability. If you’re thinking about getting rid of your Mac, make sure to follow these [...]

2002, 2019

Recover your privacy in Windows 10

By |February 20, 2019|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |

Advertisers are able to target their consumers more effectively thanks to social media. But did you know that your operating system might also be giving away information about your online searches to advertising agencies? Learn more about Windows 10's not-so-private settings and how these can be fixed. Turn personalized advertising [...]

3101, 2019

Are autocomplete passwords safe?

By |January 31, 2019|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Advertisements and suggestions based on our internet browsing habits are sources of online tracking. However, autocomplete passwords are also another source of online tracking. This sneaky tactic comes with serious security risks. Here’s how you can stop it from targeting you. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous As of December [...]

801, 2019

VPNs: Why you need them

By |January 8, 2019|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Installing antivirus software and setting strong passwords are no longer considered the bare minimum in cybersecurity. With hackers, third parties, and ISPs constantly monitoring networks and your online habits, hopping onto a virtual private network (VPN) is crucial for keeping your surfing habits private. Here’s why. What is a VPN? [...]

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