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Messaging Privacy

Signal, WhatsApp and Telegram. Which messaging app to use?

Digital communication privacy has been a constant battle between convenience and security. The default message apps on our phones work so well, why change them? Default messaging apps are usually not encrypted. All messages can be read if they’re intercepted. Signal, Telegram, and WhatsApp all offer encryption to varying degrees to keep messages private. On […]

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Privacy

Advertisers are sucking up student data, even after legal action, researchers say

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Security

Shutterfly is dealing with a ransomware attack

Dec 27, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP American photography company Shutterfly has experienced a ransomware attack on parts of its networks, the company confirmed in a statement late Sunday night. “We engaged third-party cybersecurity experts, informed law enforcement, and have been working around the clock to address the incident,” the company said in a statement shared with […]

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Privacy

Life 360 Sells User Location Data

Popular Family Safety App Caught Selling Users Precise Location Data Life360 is a popular safety app. It is used by parents to monitor their children’s whereabouts. Roughly 33 million people worldwide use the Life360 Safety app. Life360 may be the largest source of precise location data for the shadowy industry known as the ‘location data […]

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Data Backup Windows 11

Windows 11 Update

Do it now? Do it later? What should I do? I’m getting notifications to update to Windows 11. Is it ok to do? How long might it take? Will I like it? All good questions and the answers would be different for each individuals situation. My first recommendation would be to make a backup of […]