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Windows 11 Now Offers Automatic Phishing Protection

The latest September 2022 version 22H2 update for Windows 11 includes a new feature designed to keep you even safer than before from...

How to Protect Yourself If Your School Uses Surveillance Tech

Pfefferkorn also encourages asking your school to perform an audit of its monitoring software, which could reveal what kind of content the algorithm...

Go Update iOS, Chrome, and HP Computers to Fix Serious Flaws

None of the issues patched by Google are known to have been exploited in attacks, but if the update is available to you,...

How to Advocate for Data Privacy and Users’ Rights

Your Facebook is no longer a naked-to-the-public firehose of information about your family and social life. Your mobile phone is as do-not-track as...

The Best VPNs to Protect Yourself Online

In my testing over the years, Surfshark has consistently had some of the best speeds of any VPN I've used. Yes, it is...

How to Use DuckDuckGo’s Privacy-First Email Service

Having offered a privacy-focused search engine since 2008, DuckDuckGo is now turning its attention to email: Its new Email Protection service gives you...

You’re Not Stringer Bell, but You May Still Need a Burner Phone

Even if surveillance overreach (abortion bounty-hunting, police use of face recognition) doesn't make you want to ditch your smartphone for something less connected,...

How to Use Signal Encrypted Messaging

Lastly, once you have your PIN set up, enable Registration Lock by going to Settings > Account and toggling on Registration Lock. With...

How to Create a Secure Folder on Your Phone

Other options on Android are available, but the best one depends on what you want to protect. If you want to lock away...

How to Use Lockdown Mode in iOS 16 to Make Your Phone More Secure

Apple prides itself on the security measures built into its software and hardware—and it continues to add new protections and safeguards over time....

You Need a Password Manager. Here Are the Best Ones

Password managers are the vegetables of the internet. We know they’re good for us, but most of us are happier snacking on the...

Apple Just Patched 37 iPhone Security Bugs

July has been a month of important updates, including patches for already-exploited vulnerabilities in Microsoft and Google products. This month also saw the...

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