Get popcorn for iOS 13’s privacy pop-ups of creepy Facebook data grabs

Get popcorn for iOS 13’s privacy pop-ups of creepy Facebook data grabs

Privacy-minded changes to smartphone operating systems which foreground the background activity of third party apps are helping to spotlight more of the surveillance infrastructure deployed by adtech giants to track and profile human eyeballs for profit. To wit: iOS...
This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer

This hacker’s iPhone charging cable can hijack your computer

Most people don’t think twice about picking up a phone charging cable and plugging it in. But one hacker’s project wants to change that and raise awareness at the dangers of potentially malicious charging cables. A hacker who goes by the online handle MG took an...
How to turn your phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

How to turn your phone into a Wi-Fi hotspot

If you’re stuck in a scenario where you want a Wi-Fi connection, but can’t get it any place else, odds are your smartphone can provide this for you. By creating a Wi-Fi hotspot, you can turn your cell phone into a source for internet that laptops, tablets,...

iOS 13: Here are the new security and privacy features you might’ve missed

In just a few weeks Apple’s new iOS 13, the thirteenth major iteration of its popular iPhone software, will be out — along with new iPhones and a new iPad version, the aptly named iPadOS. We’ve taken iOS 13 for a spin over the past few weeks — with a focus on the new...