Protecting your privacy doesn't mean abandoning your iPhone

The iOS operating system on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch is incredibly secure. By optimizing settings and adding a few key apps, you can protect your personal privacy and sensitive information on your iOS device.

We'll show you how.

News & Updates

The Latest News About iOS Privacy and Security

TouchID Fingerprint Authentication

TouchID Fingerprint Authentication

Posted by privacycast on Nov 21, 2013

The rumors are true: the iPhone 5S has a fingerprint reader, branded “TouchID” by our friends in Cupertino. Apple blogs have gone nuts talking about the security characteristics of this solution, and sites dubiously claiming that TouchID is...

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Mobile Companies Enter Into Agreement with California Attorney General to Provide Privacy Policies for Mobile Apps

Mobile Companies Enter Into Agreement with California Attorney General to Provide Privacy Policies for Mobile Apps

Posted by privacycast on Feb 22, 2012

California Attorney General Kamela Harris announced that major smartphone manufacturers (Apple, Google, RIM, Microsoft, and Palm) had agreed to ensure that all mobile apps in their stores provide privacy policies. Even though very few people actually READ privacy...

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Siri Privacy – What info does the service collect?

Siri Privacy – What info does the service collect?

Posted by privacycast on Feb 21, 2012

Siri for iPhone is cool, but in order to perform her magic a lot of information has to be collected and transmitted first. Find out what information  Siri collects, and everything you need to know about Siri Privacy. Every spoken request must be recorded in digital...

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Path to Contacts, and Apple Response

Path to Contacts, and Apple Response

Posted by privacycast on Feb 16, 2012

The Path app was found to be uploading the user’s entire contacts list to the service’s web servers without the user’s consent. Apple responded a week later by announcing that iOS will force user consent before apps access contact information in a...

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iDiscrete – Securely Store Images, Videos, etc.

iDiscrete – Securely Store Images, Videos, etc.

Posted by privacycast on Feb 12, 2012

iDiscrete has a very simple mission statement: “To securely store our user’s private content (videos, images, notes, et al.) on their iOS devices, and to do so in the most discreet way possible.” You can think of iDiscrete as a digital safe, where...

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Folder Lock – Password Protect Private Files

Folder Lock – Password Protect Private Files

Posted by privacycast on Feb 12, 2012

Folder Lock is the iPhone/iPod Touch version of the popular Folder Lock for Windows by NewSoftwares.net, offering full password protection of all your private files. Now you can keep all your private stuff password protected in your iPhone!...

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App & Device Reviews

Measuring New Devices and Apps by How They Protect Your Privacy

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Tutorials

Showing You How to Lock Down your iPhone and iPad

Locking down your iOS device to protect your sensitive information isn’t hard if you know what to do. We’ll be posting videos here that show you how in quick, easy-to-follow steps.

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