Apple’s AirDrop is a convenient way to transfer files between iOS (iPhone) and/or macOS (MacBook) devices that are near to one another. It doesn’t even require an internet connection or any cables. However, it can also leave your devices open to spam. Limit sharing permissions to Contacts Only or Receiving Off to remove this risk.
Apple Guided Access allows you to prevent your children from accessing areas of your iPhone or iPad you want to keep them from. This not only protects your children, but it also keeps your data safe from your kids. To activate Guided Access, open Settings > Accessibility > Guided Access and then toggle it on. […]
Manufacturers issue updates as they discover vulnerabilities in their products. Automatic updates make this easier for many devices—including computers, phones, tablets, and other smart devices—but you may need to manually update other devices. Only apply updates from manufacturer websites and built-in application stores—third-party sites and applications are unreliable and can result in an infected device. […]
Did you know that your eReader can be hacked? Just like any web-connected device, eReaders like Amazon’s Kindle are still susceptible to cyber attacks. Hackers most often attack endpoints – computers, smartphones or tablets – to later gain entry into the target network. That’s why it’s important you only download books from verified sources, like […]
Apple’s AirTag is a button-sized device that can be attached to things to keep track of them. They use Bluetooth and Near-field communication (NFC) to anonymously communicate with a nearby iPhone through Apple’s “Find My” feature. In doing so, they can be used to actively monitor the device’s real-time location. Although equipped with security safeguards, […]
When you have friends, family or other guests to your home, chances are some of them may want access to your Wi-Fi. Instead of typing in a long password that the other person might see, you can use the Wi-Fi sharing feature in iOS 11 or higher that allows you to grant access to others […]
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