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iOS/Mac: Don’t want the hassle of typing a password on your Mac? Knock is an app for iOS and Mac that uses your phone or tablet to unlock your computer.
Like other large companies, Apple publishes regular disclosure reports revealing requests from law enforcement agencies for device or account information. In the first six months of this year, Apple received a total of 1252 requests in Australia, and handed over the information more than half the time.
Android: Prey is a great tool to get back lost or stolen gear, and it really works. However, if a thief disables it, you’re out of luck. That’s where today’s Prey updates come in. New SMS commands can return location data, lock or wipe your phone, and even hide Prey itself so the thief doesn’t know it’s there.
Dear LH, I’ve recently taken up commuting to work on my bicycle and shooting video of each day’s journey. If I was post these videos online, what privacy laws might I be breaking? Do I need to blur number plates, people’s faces and so on?
Android: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a great tool for removing trojans, worms and other malware from your Windows computer, and now it’s made the jump to Android. It still offers robust malware protection, but it goes further to protect your privacy from apps with overreaching permissions or other vulnerabilities.
Password managers like KeePass, LastPass and 1Password are essential tools for storing the gazillion unique and long passwords we have to generate for each site. With only one master password standing between your database and a hacker, however, if you really want to secure your logins, a second layer of authentication will help. The Yubikey is an affordable and easy-to-use option.