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How To Tell If Someone Unknown Is Accessing Your Wi-Fi

Writen by Diane Ware - March 27, 2019 in Computers
Is your Wi-Fi running slower than normal? It could be because someone is using your LAN (local area network) when they should not be.  There are several ways you can check this.  First way - Check all the device MAC addresses on your network - any you cannot account for indicate a nefarious, rogue device! A MAC address, media access control address, is an alphanumeric identifier unique to each device, as opposed to an
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Cell phone security issues: How to disable your apps' access to your camera and mic on Android and iPhone systems.

Writen by Diane Ware - October 27, 2017 in Phones
I recently read an article about iPhones that I found rather disconcerting: Warning over iPhone apps that can silently turn on cameras at any time. In this article, the author details how a Google developer created an app that could "take pictures of its user every second and upload them, without notifying the user." In other words, the app could secretly take photos and record videos without the user ever knowing this was occur...
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