Hey Siri! Read this locked iPhone’s hidden messages to me…

Messages sent to your iPhone may not be as private as you think. Apple has confirmed media reports that your iPhone may not be keeping your messages as private as you think. With iOS 11, Apple introduced a privacy feature that allows you to hide message content on your lock screen. The idea if that … More Hey Siri! Read this locked iPhone’s hidden messages to me…

Having “the talk” with parents — the tech talk, that is

Reviewing a lease, preparing a favorite recipe, applying for a loan … these are all things a typical college student might ask parents how to do. But these days, students are more likely to turn to a quick internet search for answers to just about everything. Parents, however, still tend to depend on their children … More Having “the talk” with parents — the tech talk, that is

Worrying about data privacy isn’t enough: Here’s how to own your online presence

“Who has access to my data?” If you’ve asked yourself this question and can’t help but feel concerned, you are not alone. According to a National Cyber Security Alliance study from 2016, more than 90% of American internet users worry to some extent about their data privacy. For almost 70% of the surveyed Americans, their … More Worrying about data privacy isn’t enough: Here’s how to own your online presence

Facebook privacy settings hoax resurfaces again

A Facebook privacy settings hoax that has been around since at least 2012 has resurfaced, claiming that private photographs and messages are going to be made public. The message urges Facebook users to copy and paste a warning to their walls to protect their private photos and messages. The text reads: “NOTE: Facebook is now a public … More Facebook privacy settings hoax resurfaces again