Jamie

Jamie writes about current issues concerning digital privacy and security and is known to interview leading figures in tech. He also keeps an eye on changes in government censorship and surveillance.

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Thinking emoji, lock emoji, and internet emoji.
1 min

4 common VPN questions—answered in emojis

In the spirit of World Emoji Day 📅, we’ve attempted to answer some of your most frequently asked questions regarding VPNs ... using only emojis.
Text message hooked by a fishing rod.
3 mins

What are ‘smishing’ attacks, and how to avoid them

As if staying alert to phishing attacks in your email wasn’t enough, you also have to look out for scams via SMS.
Percentage symbol turning into a forbidden sign.
2 mins

This symbol could break your phone’s Wi-Fi

Don’t join Wi-Fi networks named with it—your iPhone could get confused, and even resets won’t guarantee a fix.
2 mins

3 browsers that block third-party cookies by default

With the sheer amount of information that can be extracted from your internet use, having a privacy-oriented browser has...
Google Photos icon disintegrating.
6 mins

Top cloud services to store photos online (free and paid)

With Google Photos discontinuing free unlimited storage, we list other cloud storage options for your photos.
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5 mins

5 times military secrets were exposed in apps

We take a look at how military personnel have inadvertently revealed sensitive locations through fitness apps, flashcard apps, and more.
Amazon logo arrows pointing to toggle off.
2 mins

How to opt out of Amazon Sidewalk and stop sharing internet...

Got an Echo or Ring at home? Starting June 8, Amazon will enroll all devices to its Sidewalk program, which lets users share each other's Wi-Fi.
Recycling bin with a hash key on it.
3 mins

Your old phone number is putting you at risk

If you’ve ever switched to a new phone number, chances are your old number will be reassigned to someone...
2 mins

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy explained (2021)

The app wants to collect your chats with businesses. Not accepting its new privacy policy will mean limited access to app functions and eventual account deletion.
Profile image with a line through it and a warning sign above it.
4 mins

App Store’s privacy labels: Fact or fiction?

Privacy claims mean little if no one’s verifying them. Stay vigilant and don’t take Apple’s privacy labels at face value.

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