Linked: Why Threats from QR Codes are Flourishing
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Linked: Why Threats from QR Codes are Flourishing

I have noticed this, haven’t you? Suddenly, QR codes are everywhere: “The COVID-19 pandemic has helped fuel the QR code renaissance. The glory of QR codes is you don’t need to touch anything apart from your own smartphone to use them. It is a quick and easy contactless system—and everybody is already carrying a suitable…

Linked: Facebook releases Quiet Mode so you can take a break from social media
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Linked: Facebook releases Quiet Mode so you can take a break from social media

This is interesting, and kind of goes against their own interests, so I’m suspicious, but I also think turning off FB notifications for a set time might be a good idea. “To access Quiet Mode, you go to your settings menu on Facebook and click Your Time on Facebook. Then you go to Manage your…

Linked: How to safely erase your iPad, iPhone or Mac before returning it
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Linked: How to safely erase your iPad, iPhone or Mac before returning it

If you got a new iPhone, iPad or MacBook device for the holidays this year, great for you. I hope you really enjoy your new device. If you’re considering what to do with your old device, there are a lot of choices. You could try and sell it, you could give it a friend or…

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Shifting the e-Discovery Paradigm from Documents to People What is RSS? How Can You Use It? Google adds auto-delete option for your location history and activity data Apple Clamps Down on Companies Helping You to Limit Your iPhone Time Stupid Is as Stupid Does “Hot for Security reported that 42% if drives sold on eBay…

Linked – Sexual harassment goes high tech with iPhone’s AirDrop
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Linked – Sexual harassment goes high tech with iPhone’s AirDrop

OK, really, don’t go change the default setting, and if you need to for some reason in a specific situation, turn it back off before you go back out in a public place. “Default settings on the iPhone are set to accept AirDrops from contacts only. But because the purpose of AirDrop is to quickly…