Google makes it pretty easy to manage your third-party app permissions, which you should do every so often.
We show you how to locate, lock or erase your lost or stolen iPhone in a few quick steps using the Find My iPhone feature in your settings.
Most people won't get much money from the Equifax data-breach settlement, but the free identity protection is worth quite a bit.
Having a Social Security number stolen is the most severe form of identity theft. Here's what to do if it happens to you.
With police asking Amazon to turn over data sent from an Alexa-powered Echo speaker, here's how to manage your Alexa history and recordings.
The only way to stop your Venmo transactions from being public is to set them to private. Here's how.
Here's how to update WhatsApp to helps make sure your phone is safe from the spyware targeting Android and iOS devices.
If you want to ditch Instagram, follow these step-by-step instructions for deactivating your account.
Here are the steps you should take if you know your personal information has been compromised in a data breach.
Identity theft is a pervasive problem, yet there are simple steps you can take to avoid becoming the next victim.
If your identity's just been stolen, don't panic -- be proactive. Here are six simple things you need to do right now.
A toddler locked his dad out of an iPad for 48 years. Here are some simple tips on how to unlock and restore an iPad or iPhone.
Here’s how to install and use Telegram to get fully encrypted, self-destructing, non-intrusive messaging.
When you ditch your computer or smartphone, do you wipe it clean? How about your work computer? Here's how to leave no trace of yourself.
Zelle is a money-transfer service that's tied directly to your bank account, making it both convenient and potentially risky.
Amazon Alexa's Drop-In feature, which lets you view a feed from someone's Echo Show unannounced, is a bit creepy. Here's how to disable it.
There's a serious security flaw with Apple's FaceTime. Here's how to disable the video chat app until Apple has a fix.
Make sure your Nest security camera is secure by changing your password and enabling two-factor authentication.
While Social Security number scams tend to work better on older folks, the scammers will target anyone.
Here's how to avoid cybercrooks and scammers to shop safely on Cyber Monday -- and throughout the holiday season.
Most home Internet routers have serious security flaws, with some so vulnerable to attack they should be thrown out, an expert warns.
A virtual private network (VPN) creates a secure connection to a private server from a remote location.
Apple now lets you download all the personal information its stored about your activity. Here's how to access that new privacy tool.
Facebook now has a page where you can go to see whether your account was affected in the company's recent data breach.
Android is the world’s most popular mobile operating system. But one setting you might not know about could save you tons of time.
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