Being on a public WiFi network can pose all sorts of security risks, as you never know who else is connected. If you must use public WiFi, avoid using apps that contain any personal or financial information to mitigate the chance of it being stolen. If you need to access these apps while in public, […]
With automatic Wi-Fi connectivity enabled, your mobile device will connect to any known network or SSID that doesn’t require a password. You might be at risk if these Wi-Fi connections are monitored by untrusted third-parties. Set your your mobile devices to forget networks you no longer need, or just turn off Wi-Fi entirely.
Putting a privacy screen filter on your laptop or mobile device can prevent others from seeing your screen outside of a narrow viewing angle, preventing “visual hacking.” There are several privacy screen filters on the market, but you want to make sure the one you purchase has a narrow enough viewing angle that will be […]
When you download a new app onto your phone, that program often requests access to the information on your device. If you deny access, you might be limited in what you can do on the app, or you might not even be able to use it at all. For this reason, you should use discretion […]
Use your mobile network connection. Your own mobile network connection, also known as your wireless hotspot, is generally more secure than using a public wireless network. Use this feature if you have it included in your mobile plan.
Many of us download apps for specific purposes, such as planning or a special event or vacation, and no longer need them afterwards, or we may have previously downloaded apps that are no longer useful or interesting to us. It’s a good security practice to delete all apps you no longer use.
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