It's not malware, but the long-popular Chinese app's U.S. breakout moment was marred by a lack of disclosure and leftover code. Its maker promises to improve.
When you want to format a hard drive, it helps to know the difference between a partition and a drive.
Guest Jonathan Zdziarski talks about how to secure your data and communications in iOS and macOS.
A Guardian report says WhatsApp has a backdoor that could allow messages to be intercepted by unwanted parties. That’s not accurate.
The spoiler: there’s no way to force iCloud Photo Library to recognize existing media, but you can pause or stop the uploads.
The pros and cons of using Tor to browse anonymously on your Mac, and how to get started.
Gain more control over what calls you receive with these apps.
Unscrupulous ad networks and others bury tracking IDs in your browser like ticks under your virtual skin. Can you exterminate all their traces?
All browsers let you go incognito when you want to prevent leaving virtual footprints. On the Mac, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome have private browsing, and Safari offers this on iOS too.
A reader wants to protect the bootable clone he makes of his startup volume just as effectively.
A way to improve the integrity of your Mac is to know exactly what's happening on it.
Susie and Glenn take a chance to reminisce about the iPhone's introduction, a full decade ago.
In a world of snoopers, end-to-end encryption is the only sensible path to take. Apps like Signal and the strategic use of VPNs are a must.
A reader wants the convenience of deleting images without the ticking clock imposed in Photos: hiding media is the right solution.
Suppose you're a dissident. How do you keep your data safe on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, not to mention online? Glenn Fleishman explains, in the first of a series.