iPhones Are 167 Times More Likely To Be Hacked, Study Shows

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A recent study conducted by Case 24 was released stating that iPhones are 167 times more prone to hacking compared to other brands. The report analyzed monthly data, which was based on the number of users searching for hacking a smartphone brand or app.  The company found that over 10,040 people were searching for how to hack an iPhone, while …

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Apple Expands Their Bug Bounty Program To $1.5 Million

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Back in August 2019, Apple expanded its Bug Bounty Hunter Program to macOS, and increased the bounty payout to $1 million. Now, they’ve  gone a step further with their program. How? By expanding the bounty payout to $1.5 million total and allowing qualifying researchers and ethical hackers to participate. What Vulnerabilities Is Apple Looking For? Apple is looking for serious …

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How To Find Your Lost Phone

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A lost cell phone is a major inconvenience for anyone in today’s world, as we are all becoming more dependent on these devices. Constantly using these devices for sending emails, making phone calls, taking pictures and more. All it takes to lose your phone is placing it down somewhere and forgetting to pick it back up before you leave. Mobile …

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iPhone 11 Pro Tracks Your Location After Being Told To Stop

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*Update: Apple will be rolling out iOS 13.3 to fix this issue, along with adding new parental controls. Apple claims the background location checks are due to their Ultra wideband chip.  Apple’s newest release, the iPhone 11 Pro, has customers questioning the behavior of the device. You have probably heard someone say they think their phone or apps are tracking …

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How To Break Cell Phone Addiction

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Many new surveys have shown that smartphone addiction is on the rise, especially amongst teenagers. These surveys demonstrate how the use of the internet and smartphones is causing harm to our minds. Have you heard of the term Nomophobia? It is a twenty-first-century term for not being able to live without your cell phone or smart device, aka phone addiction.  …

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A New Way To Secure Your Twitter Account

Twitter has exploded into popularity along with many other social media platforms. The social media network is projected to reach 59.6 million users in 2020. It’s used by businesses, artists, bands, athletes, and just about anyone that has a cell phone.  Change In Security Setting There has been a crucial change in Twitter’s security settings that has improved its two-factor …

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Is Your Phone Listening To You?

Is Your Phone Listening to You

Have you noticed after having a private conversation with a friend, you begin to receive phone ads for what you were discussing about? What about on your social media, seeing an ad for something you just Googled? It could be that your mobile device is listening in on your conversations through your phone’s microphone. Dr. Peter Hannay and His Phone …

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E-Skimming: The Latest Cybersecurity Threat To Watch Out For

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With about 76% of consumers online shopping yearly, according to NPR/Marist Poll, the protection and security of e-commerce sites has never been more necessary. Recently, the FBI warned people about the online threat of e-skimming. So, what is e-skimming and how can the average consumer protect themselves from it?  What is E-Skimming? E-Skimming occurs when cyber criminals puts malicious code …

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These Google Digital Wellbeing Experiments Can Help Decrease Your Phone Addiction

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Think you’re using your phone too often, possibly to the point of addiction? Well, as always, Google is here to help! They just released five Google Digital Wellbeing Experiments to help people have better control over their phone use.  Unlock Clock The first step to seeing if you have a cell phone addiction is knowing how many times you unlock …

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Amazon Employees Could Be Watching Your Cloud Cam Footage!

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It seems like no one’s information is private anymore, thanks to the smart devices we use and the company employees who review the data received from them. Amazon is now under scrutiny (again) regarding their employees’ reviewing customer Cloud Cam footage, first reported by Bloomberg.  It was revealed that dozens of Amazon employees in Romania and India review submitted clips …

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