Closing your Microsoft account is simple if you know where to look. Here’s how to delete your Hotmail, Outlook.com and Windows Live accounts.
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Information Technology Privacy and Security Tips to help educate and prepare you online.
Here’s how to stop hackers from attacking your smartphone with the mobile tech equivalent of credit card skimming.
Saying goodbye to an old computer? Protect your privacy and purchases by doing these steps first.
Recently, CCleaner was updated and now includes better support for 64-bit systems and Firefox. Read on for all the details on the update.
If you own an Amazon Echo device and are concerned about privacy, you’ll want to delete your voice recordings from the cloud. Here’s how.
Microsoft is continuing its efforts to provide more transparency and control over how your data is collected and shared. Read on for details on the latest announcement.
If you are going to sell your Xbox One, you’ll want to set it to factory defaults first and make sure your data is erased from the console. Here’s how.
You can protect sensitive and private information in a PDF by password-protecting the file. When you password-protect a PDF, it encrypts the contents of the file so it can’t be read by any program without entering the password first. Here’s how to do it.
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.
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.