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How to change your privacy settings on iPhone?

How to change your privacy settings on iPhone?

Do you ever feel monitored or tracked while browsing the internet? Like when you search for something online, the next thing you know you are flooded with adverts for it. Everything you do online i...

Clubhouse privacy concerns

Clubhouse privacy concerns

Clubhouse is a new, trending app for networking, but is facing growing privacy concerns. The growing popularity is clear, even big names like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have recently used Clubho...

What I learned from exploring my off-Facebook activity

What I learned from exploring my off-Facebook activity

Picture this: you’re hungry, it’s a Friday afternoon, and you’re scrolling through Facebook. Suddenly you see a Facebook banner ad for a coupon on your next online delivery order at your favorite p...

Surprising facts about data privacy

Surprising facts about data privacy

In honor of the upcoming Data Privacy Day on 28 January, here are a few surprising facts and figures about data privacy in the United States. What is Data Privacy Day? According to the National Cyb...

New Year's Resolutions to Protect Your Privacy in 2021

New Year's Resolutions to Protect Your Privacy in 2021

Protect your privacy in 2021 by adopting these 4 New Year’s privacy resolutions: create and use stronger passwords, say yes to software updates, cover up your webcam/iPhone cameras, and check your ...

4 Holiday scams to watch out for

4 Holiday scams to watch out for

Don’t let hackers hijack your holiday season. With the holiday season upon us, it is time to be extra vigilant against holiday scams. From holiday charity scams to package theft, there are a number...

4 Tips for Avoiding Black Friday Scams

4 Tips for Avoiding Black Friday Scams

Black Friday deals are just around the corner, but online shoppers should watch out for Black Friday scams. This year, it is anticipated that the majority of holiday shopping will be done online du...

Can someone hack your iPhone camera?

Can someone hack your iPhone camera?

Webcam hacking is a known privacy problem for laptops and pcs. However, iPhone cameras may also be susceptible to “camfecting” or camera hacking. Camfecting refers to when a hacker remotely control...

Is your boss reading your Slack messages? 3 Slack privacy tips

Is your boss reading your Slack messages? 3 Slack privacy tips

Unlike Vegas, what happens in your Slack DMs doesn’t stay in your Slack DMs. For those unfamiliar with Slack, Slack is a communications platform used by businesses. Slack has “Channels” that includ...

Was Trump’s Twitter hacked? Secure your Twitter account

Was Trump’s Twitter hacked? Secure your Twitter account

Twitter is a popular social media platform for quickly reaching a broad audience. However, several high profile users have fallen victim to Twitter hacks such as Kanye West, Elon Musk, and Joe Bide...

How I successfully avoided a rental scam

How I successfully avoided a rental scam

Looking for a new place to call home? Be on the lookout for rental scams. By learning what to look for, you can protect yourself from falling victim to a rental scam. Tips for how to avoid rental s...

What I learned when I downloaded my Instagram data

What I learned when I downloaded my Instagram data

Did you know you can download your Instagram data? With a few simple steps, you can request an Instagram data download and see what information has been collected about your account over the last f...

Stay safe with these 5 Zoom privacy tips

Stay safe with these 5 Zoom privacy tips

With working from home as the new norm in 2020, Zoom quickly became a popular choice for arranging video conferences and virtual meetings. However, Zoom has faced numerous privacy concerns, includi...

How to change your privacy settings on Instagram

How to change your privacy settings on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular social media apps with 1 billion monthly users. Users can post videos and photos detailing every aspect of their lives that they choose to share with their foll...

Avoid making these 5 social media privacy mistakes

Avoid making these 5 social media privacy mistakes

Protect your account from being hacked by staying away from these social media privacy mistakes. Social media allows us to express ourselves. We can post almost anything. Make connections. Follow t...

Swipe left on these Tinder privacy mistakes

Swipe left on these Tinder privacy mistakes

According to Statista, Tinder is by far the most popular online dating app in the U.S. with 7.86 million mobile users. Although Tinder and other dating apps can certainly help in the quest to find ...

What you need to know about RFID Payment Cards

What you need to know about RFID Payment Cards

Introduction With new innovations in credit card technology, it is becoming easier to make payments, while increasing transaction security at the same time. One such development in payment card ind...

Privacy and the Coronavirus. Why does it matter?

Privacy and the Coronavirus. Why does it matter?

In short this article:  Summarizes key points in the ongoing privacy discussion related to the coronavirus. Discusses the use of mobile applications in the fight against the coronavirus Explains w...

Is Houseparty safe? 7 easy steps to protect yourself

Is Houseparty safe? 7 easy steps to protect yourself

Many of us have searched for fun and creative ways to stay connected with others while staying safe at home. The Houseparty app has risen in popularity as it allows users to video chat while playin...

Why you need an iPhone case with camera cover in 2023

Why you need an iPhone case with camera cover in 2023

In 2023, an iPhone case with a camera cover is a must-have. Without an iPhone camera cover, privacy risks are high. Our iPhones are almost literally connected to us at the hip – we take them everyw...

Working from home safety tips

Working from home safety tips

With many of us advised to work from home on our personal devices during the coronavirus outbreak, it is important for companies to address the privacy risks associated with remote work so that the...

Google Home - Your Privacy

Google Home - Your Privacy

When we need information, we Google it. When we have a question, we Google it. Google has often provided the answers to all our search queries, and with their smart speaker the Google Home (Nest), ...

Advice on how to protect your privacy while protesting

Advice on how to protect your privacy 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 sp...

Social media privacy protection checklist: Facebook

Social media privacy protection checklist: Facebook

For many of us early adopters, looking back on posts from the early years of our Facebook profiles is like stepping back in time. Seeing old posts and pictures can bring up a variety of feelings an...