Back in December 2018, UK advocacy group Privacy International (PI) published a study which outlined Android apps which share sensitive personal data with Facebook, even if a user did not have a Facebook account. You may know that Facebook tracks its users, but did you know it also tracks non-users and logged-out users […]
Our smartphones are increasingly becoming a more important fixture to our everyday lives. From using it for work, productivity, mobile banking, games and social media, the apps we use and download without thinking can have all kinds of access to our information. Apps from the app store can be retrieving all kinds of […]
Back when Facebook Quizzes were a thing, we would readily click “Agree” regardless of how much profile information we were giving these apps to access. And over the years, we have probably granted access to dozens more apps just like these without even remembering. Our social media accounts are probably something that we […]
As smartphones are getting smarter and smarter with new technology getting fancier by the day, so do privacy risks, threats and hacking attacks. Protecting your mobile phone is no longer as easy as simply locking your phone, not when all your personal data is stored on the device in your back pocket. To […]
There is a common belief that Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are exclusively used for only people obsessed with their privacy, those using it for possibly nefarious purposes, or maybe someone just looking to hide from their bosses monitoring.
Since the launch of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus as well as the release of Apple’s iOS 10, there are heaps of cool, new features to play around with for an iPhone user. However, as your data should be one of the most valuable things you own, here are a couple of tips […]