Tag Archive: Private


Keep those private images to yourself by creating a secure folder

It’s more important than ever to keep your private images private but without deleting them entirely from your phone. With Android, there are a few different ways to hide your photos and images, even if you don’t have the benefit of Samsung’s Secure Folder.

How to hide Photos and Images on a Pixel

Unlike other smartphones that feature additional features like a Secure Folder, stock Android requires you to do a bit more work to hide images and  [Read More…]

Make your social posts private and so that only those you want can see them

I’ve been using social media apps for well over a decade, and over that period, there have certainly been things that I’ve posted that I’m glad the whole world wasn’t able to see. In fact, some accounts (like Instagram and TikTok) I permanently leave in private mode, so that only select people can see what I post. If you’re interested in learning how to take your accounts private and protect your posts from the world’s eyes, read on,  [Read More…]

WhatsApp group chats may not be as private as you think

All it takes is a simple Google search.

What you need to know WhatsApp group chats may be far less private than one would imagine. Invite links for private WhatsApp groups can be easily found via a Google Search, meaning anyone could potentially join a private chat. The issue likely stems from a mistake on WhatsApp’s part.

A journalist for DW News this week tweeted out a grim warning: “Your WhatsApp groups may not be as secure  [Read More…]

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If you’re still surfing the web without the protection of a VPN (Virtual Private Network), you’re leaving your devices open to a wide range of powerful cyberattacks that can compromise everything from your browsing history to your banking information.

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Nearly everything we do is online these days. From paying bills to opening credit cards, there is a huge potential for that information to get stolen in different ways. From browsing on an unsecured connection to malware, you are vulnerable each time you sit down and connect to the internet, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Private Internet  [Read More…]

Twitter accidentally made private accounts public for some Android users

This issue spans all the way back to November 3, 2014.

If you want to protect yourself from the rampant toxicity often found on Twitter, one way to do this is by making your account private through a feature called “Protect my Tweets.” It does things like only showing your tweets to approved followers, makes people send a request to follow you, and more. Unfortunately, if you use the Twitter Android app and had this turned on,  [Read More…]

Disconnect VPN will keep your browsing private for life for just $40!

It’s probably trite and a bit cliché at this point, but we increasingly live our lives online. Our bank information, personal information, likes, dislikes, and more are all over the internet — often whether we like it or not. That’s all data, and nowadays, data is a commodity. Your information is being bought and sold. Sometimes it’s simply to show you catered ads; other times it’s for the stuff that after-school specials used to warn you about.

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An Amazon Echo sent someone’s private conversation to one of their contacts

Time to bust out the tinfoil hats.

Amazon’s Echo gadgets have exploded in popularity over the past couple years, but some folks have been reluctant about the idea of having an always-listening speaker in their home. Thanks to a report out of Seattle, a lot more people might switch to that mindset.

According to KIRO 7 News, an Echo Dot recorded the private conversation of a husband and wife in Portland, Oregon and sent it to the  [Read More…]

Keep your internet activity private and secure for life for only $85

There has never been a better time to get onto a VPN. With all of the data breaches, sales of personal information, and more lately, it’s a great idea to consider protecting your online habits. This keeps targeted ads away, ads a level of security in terms of your personal data, and ultimately gives you peace of mind when online, whether you’re browsing, streaming, gaming, or whatever.

The CyberGhost VPN lets you remain anonymous online and protects you every step  [Read More…]

How to use the private browser on Oculus Go

Getting to incognito mode easily

So you’ve got your Oculus Go up and ready and you’re looking into all the cool things you can do with it. One of those things might be Googling the weird questions you think of at 3AM that you never want to show up in your search history for anyone to see. The solution to this is going incognito, and here’s how!

How to open the browser

Finding the browser on your  [Read More…]