Why Apple Opposing FBI Request is Not About Privacy

On Friday, Apple legally declared their intent to fight the court order to weaken security on an iPhone 5C involved with the San Bernardino attack. It’s not a surprise as Apple has been quite vocal about it’s opposition to the FBI’s request, but now the legal fight is official, and the media circus is truly about to begin. Over the past week, tech media outlets took this news story under it wings, declaring their support of Apple’s defiance with near unanimous acceptance. Yet, I feel like it’s all for the wrong reasons. During this last week, there has been an … Read more…

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How to Uninstall your Superfish Worries

Throughout the last few days, the software program Superfish has found itself sharing headlines with the pre-build computer giant Lenovo. While some may say that no press is bad press, I would argue that neither company would like to be called out for distributing adware to unwitting customers. And most likely, if you’ve browsed even a single headline from any online-based news organization that may or may not even pay any attention to tech, you’ve at least heard that Superfish, Lenovo, and adware are somehow related. Well first of all, I’m here to tell you that while this is potentially … Read more…

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