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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Announcing ExpressVPN’s 2021 scholarship winner

We are excited to announce the winner of the ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship 2021: Ishmael Liwanda, a law...
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7 breaches, hacks, and leaks you might have missed this year

Hundreds of millions of people, including nearly the entire country of Brazil, have had their data stolen by hackers this year.
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4 mins

7 ways to reduce or limit your screen time

Addicted to your phone? Learn how to reduce and control your screen time, when it’s on iOS, Android, or your computer.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.

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