• Jan 12, 2019
  • Glyn Moody
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

People start to wake up to the pervasive third-party tracking that comes with 90% of Android apps

It will hardly be news to readers of this site that mobile apps are tracking us on a massive scale. And yet a story in the New York Times last month about how apps are routinely monitoring users and their geographical position seems to have shocked many. Indeed, Los Angeles prosecutors were moved by the … Continue reading “People start to wake up to the pervasive third-party tracking that comes with 90% of Android apps”

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  • Dec 11, 2018
  • Summer Hirst
  • Encryption, iOS, Online Activity, Operating Systems, Tutorials, VPN,

How to Use a VPN to Improve Security on Your iOS Device

If you have an iPhone or an iPad, you’re lucky because iOS devices are considered pretty safe. While there are fewer chances of malware entering your device, your data is still at risk when you connect to the internet. If your device is hacked, your data and personal files may be seen by third parties … Continue reading “How to Use a VPN to Improve Security on Your iOS Device”

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  • Dec 5, 2018
  • Ashley Perna
  • General Privacy and Security, Online Activity, Tutorials,

How to Set a Strong Passcode on Your Mobile Device

Without a strong passcode, everything on your mobile device is accessible by anyone. That includes thieves, random co-workers, and local law enforcement officers and the FBI. Even if you only keep your mobile device secure in your pocket or at home, imagine the damage your child could do once they access your Amazon account. Adding … Continue reading “How to Set a Strong Passcode on Your Mobile Device”

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