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Revoke microphone access for mobile apps you aren’t using

Have you ever wondered if someone was secretly listening to your conversations? Many mobile apps, including hundreds of popular games, do exactly that, by scanning for ambient audio cues to better target their advertisements. For your own privacy, consider disabling microphone access for such applications unless you’re actively using it in them.

What to do when a company with your personal information gets hacked

Don’t panic – follow these best practices after a hack and you can protect yourself.