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How to Password Protect Photos on iPhone and iPad

Sometimes, you need to protect your iPhone or iPad photos from prying eyes that might also have access to your device. Unfortunately, Apple doesn’t provide an obvious, secure way to do this. However, there’s a work-around tha…

All the New iPhone Privacy Features in iOS 14

The iPhone is an excellent investment for anyone concerned about privacy. This is due to its robust permissions system and Apple’s disdain for App Store rule-breakers. With some new privacy features and big improvements to ex…

Why You Should Update All Your Software

Software updates can be annoying. They take time to install, move (or remove) features you use—and sometimes they even break things. Still, we recommend updating (and upgrading) your software whenever possible. The internet…

How to Encrypt Files with gocryptfs on Linux

Do you want to encrypt important files, but not your Linux system’s entire hard drive? If so, we recommend gocryptfs. You’ll get a directory that, essentially, encrypts and decrypts everything you store….

How to Protect Your Mac From Ransomware

macOS has a relatively good reputation for security as a result of Apple’s tight grip, but no platform is safe from attack. Ransomware is just one example of this, and it’s a growing problem. Here’s how to keep your Mac safe….

How to Block Someone on Strava

Strava, like all social media apps, can reveal a huge amount of information about you. Even if you stop random strangers from stumbling across your home address, you might sometimes need to actively stop a specific person fro…

Who Can See My Runs and Rides on Strava?

Strava is the biggest name in running and bike-ride tracking. However, it occasionally gets in trouble for revealing secret U.S. military bases or enabling doxing. If you use it, you might be wondering who exactly can see you…

Do Hackers Really Battle in Real Time? 

Everyone knows that hacker-attack scene from NCIS. Working in their dimly lit forensics lab, Abby Sciuto (Pauley Perrette) and Timothy McGee (Sean Murray) have to fend off a cybercriminal, hell-bent on stealing information a…
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