While you may not have loads of secret files hiding on your computer, there might be one or two items that need a little extra security, like a file of website logins or a folder of risqué photos.
It's no secret that you can protect notes on your iPhone with a password, but one thing that most people don't know is that you can actually set unique passwords for each note instead of a blanket password for all of them. It's not obvious at all in the Notes app, but it's easy to do once you've got the hang of it.
As respectful as you may be, it's hard to resist looking through someone's iPhone when given the chance. You're not trying to snoop around, but it's just too easy to open up apps and read embarrassing emails or find scandalous Instagram follows. It's like looking through a digital diary riddled with deep, dark secrets.
In the winter, the weather can be especially unpredictable. Ice, snow, low temperatures, and high winds can all play havoc on our trees and shrubs and these can be expensive losses. In a two part series, Allen Smith gives some tips on how to protect your garden.
Storing tools properly will keep you working wood and not doing maintenance on them. Shopsmith Academy shows you an easy way to ensure your tools will be protected from nicks and dings. Watch this video for useful woodworking tips. Search Shopsmith Academy on WonderHowTo for more woodworking videos.
Industrial espionage, social engineering and no-tech hacking are all very real and there are simple precautions that you can take to protect yourself, which this article will discuss. Whether you are a high-profile businessman or a housewife (or husband), keeping information you want to keep private, private, should be important to you.
If you follow the Anonymous, Occupy, and IT security scenes, you have no doubt heard about a dox release. What is it? How can it hurt you? And most importantly, how can you protect yourself from it? Some of these steps might seem common sense, while others will be an ah-ha! moment. Your private info is both your biggest weakness and your biggest weapon in your battle to remain anonymous. You must learn how to use it as both.
What's the easiest way to keep track of your website passwords? Maybe in a password-protected document on your computer? Makes sense.
Looking for a guide on how to protect a Microsoft Windows desktop computer or laptop from viruses, spamware and other malicious software? This clip provides a very good starting point. For complete details, and to et started protecting your own Windows PC from viruses, watch this home-computing how-to.
See how to protect your home computer from spyware. This home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV will teach you what you'll need to know to do just that. For more information, and to get started protecting your Windows PC and your own privacy, watch this helpful video guide.
Picking a secure password is not only important for protecting your privacy, it's also very easy. Provided, that is, that you know how to go about it. This free video lesson from CNET TV will walk you through the process. For more information, and to get started creating and using high-security passwords yourself, watch this video tutorial.
Once you've patched all of the cracks and potholes in your home driveway, it's time for protecting it from further damage. Sealing your driveway will protect from further ghastly and bothersome cracks and potholes. Lowe's knows what works best— QPR's Professional Grade Driveway Sealer.
If you live somewhere with harsh winters, you know that they can be hell on your garden and the flower pots therein. Watch this video for tips on protecting different kinds of flower pots from the elements during the winter.
In this clip, you'll learn how to secure a new Microsoft Windows desktop or laptop computer. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started protecting your own new Microsoft Windows PC, take a look.
Interested in using Google Chrome but concerned about protecting your privacy while surfing the web? Meet Iron Browser, a secure but otherwise identical clone of the Google Chrome web browser. This clip from Britec will teach you where to find it, how to install it and how to get started using it.
Protecting the ball in water polo is key to playing a solid game. This water polo instructional includes many drills designed to improve 1-1 play. It includes tips for both the water polo defense and attacker on how to protect the ball in play. This also refers to TV clips of league and pro games to connect it to actual game play.
The Microsoft Office Access 2007 relational database manager enables information workers to quickly track and report information with ease thanks to its interactive design capabilities that do not require deep database knowledge. In this Microsoft Access video tutorial, you'll learn about protecting your VBA code from snoopy little trolls. For more information on keeping your VBA code secure, watch this MS Access how-to.
Andrew Burke from Videomaker magazine gives some advice for protecting your equipment while shooting in the rain.
Protecting your home from water sounds like an easy enough task. It's only water, right? Well wait long enough and you'll find out that water always wins. Whether it builds up in your walls or in your basement, some sort of damage will arise due to the wet substance. But there are ways to hold back the water in order to protect the very space you live in.
In this how to video, you will learn how to remove 3M paint protection film, also known as a clear bra. This is used for protecting the front of a vehicle. To remove it, you will need to use a heat gun on the film so that it will peel off. This takes a while to remove, so be patient. The film itself is very useful, as it protects from rock chips and bugs while driving. Note that it is a lot easier to take off during the summer time since the car exterior is already hot. You should not worry a...
My Blackberry TV demonstrates how to protect your Blackberry device with a password. Protecting your Blackberry with a password will help to stop people from accessing your personal information on your device. From the home screen, press the Blackberry menu key. Then, select the options choice. Next, scroll down to the password choice on the options menu. Select password and then select the set password button on the password screen. Enter your desired password and then press the enter key. V...
Most of the home wireless networks are not set up by professionals and hence they might lack in security features. People just set up the wireless networks by connecting the devices and powering them up and never care to apply security settings to the network. This may result in your wireless network being compromised by unwanted external entities. How ever you can do a web based configuration settings and secure your wireless network by password protecting it. This settings differ from the m...
An associate from Garden Years discusses the danger frost poses to small, outdoor plants. Since you don't have a lot of control over the weather, there are a few tips you can follow to try an avoid any unwanted damage to existing plants. The host examines a peach tree to identify when a plant is blooming and thus very delicate. If a plant is fully blooming, then any temperature below freezing (32 f) can damage the blossoms. Aside from putting cloth over the plant, mulch is also very helpful i...
The Microsoft Office Access 2007 relational database manager enables information workers to quickly track and report information with ease thanks to its interactive design capabilities that do not require deep database knowledge. In this Microsoft Access video tutorial, you'll learn about creating a login form and password protecting your database.
When you are editing your documents, it is sometimes a good idea to protect areas of text, so they cannot be edited, just in case you make a mistake and edit the wrong part.
When protecting your garden, you can stay green with some environmentally sound solutions. You Will Need
There are several ways of protecting the wood on your deck. You can paint it, stain it, or seal it. I chose to seal my deck because I want to keep the natural wood color. You will need to repeat this process every few years depending on the effectiveness of the sealer you purchased.
Back in 2010, iOS developer Daniel Amitay developed a camera security app for iPhones that used an unlock screen almost identical to that of the iPhone.
In the weeks before Apple officially released iOS 8, consumers were abuzz over rumors that a new feature would password-protect your photos and text messages from prying eyes. Unfortunately, this ended up being untrue, though we did cover some alternatives to protecting your important information using some built-in features and a third-party app. Now, there's a new iOS app that can do it all.
When you hand your unlocked iPhone to somebody so they can use the internet real quick, check out some cool photos, or do whatever, there's a possibility that they could snoop around where they don't belong. If you have some secret recipes, login credentials, intellectual property, or other sensitive information in your notes, you'll want to add some protection to them.
How To: 13 Protective Cases That'll Safeguard Your New iPhone 12 or 12 Pro & Still Make It Look Cool
Apple announced four different iPhone models during its Oct. 13 web-only event, but only two of them can be purchased this month: the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. Preorders have already started for the two smartphones, and you could have one in your hands as early as Oct. 23, if you're lucky. To help keep your shiny new iPhone protected from scratches and cracks, try one of these cases.
Coffee shops are a relaxing place to get work done on your laptop; there's free Wi-Fi, fresh coffee, and people generally leave you alone. Inevitably, those cups of coffee will go straight through you, resulting in a much-needed bathroom break. But while you're attending to your bodily functions, who's attending to your MacBook?
Your writing is just that — yours — so the work you do in Apple Pages should remain private until you choose to share it. Apple seems to share this sentiment. As another symbol of its dedication to user privacy and security, the company includes a feature in its word-processing app for iOS that allows you to lock documents behind a password, as well as with Face ID or Touch ID.
When it comes to security, Apple is usually at the top of the pack when it comes to your personal data, minus a few embarrassing flaws here and there. However, a new iOS security concern has been discovered that protects your data less than it did before — and Apple designed it like that.
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious disease that can be life-threatening for young children. New research backs a recommendation that all pregnant women receive a pertussis booster with each pregnancy, as it can help their infants fight off the infection.
Locking individual apps on your Android device gives you an added layer of security by safeguarding app data from unwanted attention. I personally prefer using an app locker over a standard lock screen because my kids play with my phone, and they've completely disabled it after inputting the wrong PIN. So app lockers give me the right balance between giving my children access to my device, and the security of locking down my data from would-be intruders.
We all know that using a VPN not only has a ton of benefits but is essential in our digital age. But did you know that you can get access to your own industry-leading VPN for life with one one-time payment? Even better, we've found an amazing deal on one right now: for a limited time, a YoData VPN: Lifetime Subscription is on sale for just $17.99. That's 69% off the regular price of $59.
Each day, we read about another security breach somewhere in our digital world. It has become so commonplace that we hardly react anymore. Target, J.P. Morgan, iCloud, Home Depot, and the list goes on and on.
Despite the security concerns that have plagued Facebook for years, most people are sticking around and new members keep on joining. This has led Facebook to break records numbers with over 1.94 billion monthly active users, as of March 2017 — and around 1.28 billion daily active users.
Don't want one of your Facebook "friends" knowing your status updates? Prefer to keep a few of those "friends" out of your photo albums? Would you like to prevent a few "friends" from accessing your address?