Author Archives: Ties

Avoiding LinkedIn job scams

linkedin job scams

LinkedIn is a popular tool for job seekers searching for future employment opportunities. However, job seekers should be aware of the potential for scams and phishing attempts on the job platforms they use – including LinkedIn. For example, Business Insider recently reported that a Dutch recruiting company purposely created a fake job posting for the […]

Advice on how to protect your privacy while protesting

privacy protection while protesting

Smartphones have served as a tool to help bring awareness of ongoing racial injustices happening every day in the U.S. and around the world. For example, the footage of the death of George Floyd sparked Black Lives Matter protests across the United States. However, in the age of surveillance, data from smartphones may also provide […]

Dutch passport cover helps prevent identity fraud. Could this be a global solution?

privacy passport cover

What do a telescope, CD, and WiFi all have in common? They are all Dutch inventions! The Dutch are known for their cool technology and innovation, and this identity protecting passport cover is no exception. Spy-Fy’s new passport cover is helping protect Dutch citizens from identity fraud due to passport copying. Let’s face it, your passport […]

5 iPhone privacy settings you should already be using

iphone privacy settings

100 million Americans are iPhone users according to Statista. iPhones have become an integral part of many of our lives, and hold all sorts of private information such as the places we’ve visited (both on and offline), our shopping history, our search history, our health data, who we’ve swiped right on, our text messages to […]

How to safely and anonymously browse the Internet

how to safely browse the internet

Most of us use the Internet every single day, whether for work or for fun. Knowing how to safely and anonymously browse the web is essential for protecting your personal privacy. Especially considering the privacy risks posed by unsafe browsing which could leave sensitive personal data compromised. There are a number of steps that can […]