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Don’t allow your iPhone to automatically connect with trusted networks

The iPhone has a default setting that allows the device to automatically connect with known networks. Hackers can take advantage of this by setting up a fake network with the same name as a trusted source. If your iPhone connects to one of these malicious networks, the host will have access to your data. Avoid […]

Block access to Siri when your iPhone is locked

Did you know that Siri can respond to any request from any voice, even if your iPhone is locked? While this may offer slightly higher convenience, it’s also a cybersecurity risk. If you leave your phone unattended, someone could ask Siri for your private information. To avoid this, go to your settings and make sure […]

Enable Security Features to Protect and “Find My Phone”

Misplacing or having your devices stolen can put a damper on vacation plans. It can easily happen to anyone. Set up the “find my phone” feature on your devices. This will allow you to find, remotely wipe data and/or disable the device if it gets into the wrong hands. Make sure all devices are password […]

Turn off your iPhone’s lock screen notifications

Even if you have a super advanced password, sensitive information can still be revealed via lock screen notifications. You could get an email from your doctor with a confirmed appointment time or a text from your friend giving away their address. If someone untrustworthy is near your iPhone when notifications like these pop up, that […]

Use Apple Watch to find your iPhone

Don’t let thieves or your own forgetfulness put your cybersecurity at risk. If your iPhone gets stolen or lost, you can use your Apple Watch to recover it with the Find my iPhone app. This is an extremely helpful tool that will help protect your personal information, not to mention save you the cost of […]

Be cautious when chatting with iMessage

Since Apple’s iMessage application uses the internet to send your texts, it’s vulnerable to “man-in-the-middle” attacks. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use the app, but when you need to have a private conversation with someone or send them sensitive information like your social security number, turn to a more secure messaging tool.