What Can Hackers Get from Your Smartphone?

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What can hackers get from your smartphone? With all the things we use our phones for today, sometimes it’s almost easier to ask the question, “What don’t we use our phones for?” From banking to blogging, smartphones have allowed us to put power in our hands like never before. But…

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How you should respond to a major data breach

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Data breaches can strike at anytime, and they affect customers of companies large and small. So, what happens when your private information falls into undesirable hands, and what sort of action should you take? It depends on what sort of data is compromised. If there’s a breach at your bank…

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Five helpful iPhone security features you should know about

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With every operating system upgrade, Apple’s iOS seems to add another layer of security. It started in 2013 with the introduction of Touch ID, a fingerprint sensor built into the iPhone 5S, and it continued in iOS 8 with stronger encryption. Now, in iOS 9, Apple upped the level of…

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Avoid these pitfalls when storing your private information

Adelaide, Australia - September 20, 2013: Entering passcode on an iPhone running iOS. iOS is the foundation of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. It comes with a collection of apps and useful features. The iOS 7 update features a redesigned interface and hundreds of new features.

For many people, today’s password system just isn’t working. There are too many passwords to remember. The passwords you do have aren’t strong enough. And there’s one security breach after another where your private data can suddenly become at risk. So, how do most people handle the overwhelming number of…

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You’ve lost your iPhone. Now what?

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Our phones hold it all: passwords, family photos, private messages. You only need to look at recent news coverage of the battle between the FBI and Apple to see just how critically we depend on our phones in today’s society, and how important they are to privacy. But at some…

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