NextAdvisor Blog - Technology

Google Lets App Developers Look Through Your Gmail Account

Learn what kind of data third-party apps can collect from your Gmail account, how you can find out which apps are gathering your data and how to stop them.
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New Mexico Attorney General Sues Tech Platforms for Child Privacy Violations

New Mexico is addressing child privacy violations by a major mobile gaming developer with a recent lawsuit. We explain how this lawsuit impacts your family.
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4 Signs You’re More Susceptible to Scams

Anyone can get scammed, but some studies suggest that certain people are more susceptible to scams. Are you one of them? Find out here.
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NextAdvisor Survey: 56% of Consumers Claim to Read Terms of Service Agreements

We conducted a survey to find out how many consumers actually read terms of service agreements, whether or not they keep up with ToS updates and more.
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6 Things You Should Do if You Get Scammed

Are there certain steps you should take if you get scammed? We detail some steps you can take to better mitigate any consequences.
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Biometric Privacy Laws: Do They Exist and Why Should You Care?

You've been using Touch ID on your iPhone, but are there biometric privacy laws protecting your biometric data from theft or misuse? Here are some answers.
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T-Mobile Breach Compromises Data of 2 Million Customers

We're digging into the details of the most recent T-Mobile breach to explain what happened, why it's concerning and how you can protect yourself.
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How Companies Make It Difficult for You to Control Your Privacy

We dig into dark patterns and the ways in which companies make it harder for you to control your privacy. Learn how to fight back.
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7 Signs You’re Being Scammed

You know that scams are out there, but can you really recognize all the signs of one? To help, we're detailing seven signs you're being scammed.
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College Identity Theft: How to Protect Your Student

College identity theft is a bigger problem than people realize. That's why we're explaining how students can protect themselves from identity fraud.
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