Practically every facet of the Windows 10 experience involves sending data back to Microsoft. If this raises privacy concerns for you, you’re not alone. In this post, we’ll take a look at a utility that stops Microsoft from harvesting your data.
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Information Technology Privacy and Security Tips to help educate and prepare you online.
Facebook gives you tools to curate the content you see in your newsfeed. But have you ever used them? If you feel fed up with the posts, comments, and links you see on Facebook, try these options before you turn your back on the social network for good.
With Windows 10, Microsoft now collects behavioral data in order to target ads to you on the Start menu, on the lock screen, and in Edge. If you’d rather not share your information for advertising purposes, you can turn off tracking and personalized ads.
CCleaner is a simple way to enable, disable, or completely remove startup entries. Follow along as I review the steps for Microsoft Windows.
For me, clearing your browser cache from time to time is just good hygiene especially when you consider how easy it is to track people who visit your website. Let’s review the steps for Safari on the iPhone and iPad.
Clearing the mobile Google Chrome browser data regularly keep things clean and optimizes your device for better performance and security. Here’s how to do it.
Facebook Messenger’s secret conversations let you send end-to-end encrypted messages. Here’s how it works.
As more and more of your life moves online, the need to maintain a secure computing environment is critical. Creating a password isn’t good enough, it needs to be a strong password. Let’s review how to create an easy to remember, yet rock solid password!
Spammers blowing up your iMessages and FaceTime? Or just sick of getting late night calls from your ex? Blocking contacts and unknown callers is (finally) easy on the iPhone.
This week, WhatsApp made a modification to the app settings giving parent company, Facebook, access to your contact information for targeted ads.
Perhaps after a good night’s sleep you wake and think – I need to cancel that email! Today I’m going to teach you how to delete an email moments or even hours after it’s been delivered!
When taking a lot of screenshots you’re bound to run into the need to hide sensitive personal information from time to time. Snagit’s built-in blur function can handle this with ease.
Did you know that Amazon keeps a list of every item you’ve ever viewed on its website? Here’s how to manage the history on your account including how to disable history or remove items from it.
Signal is an iOS, Android (and Windows) app that helps you keep your chats and voice calls private, encrypted and away from potential snoopers.