Paul Bischoff

Paul Bischoff is a tech writer covering IT-related subjects since 2012. A digital nomad who depends on the internet to make a living, he's always seeking out the best value and highest quality products and services on the web. He previously worked as the China editor at Tech in Asia and is a regular contributor at Mashable, as well as several blogs for internet startups around the world. You can find him on Twitter at @pabischoff.

Identity theft: Here’s what to do if your identity is stolen
By in Identity Theft Protection, on February 18, 2016 at 9:29 am
Identity theft: Here’s what to do if your identity is stolen

Dealing with identity theft differs based on what country you live in. Here are the steps you need to take in the USA, Canada, the UK, and Australia.

75+ free tools to protect your privacy online
By in VPN & Privacy, on January 26, 2016 at 10:35 pm
75+ free tools to protect your privacy online

A comprehensive list of apps that can help you secure your privacy online for mobile and desktop.

Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or LinkedIn … Which should you log in with?
By in VPN & Privacy, on January 13, 2016 at 6:41 pm
Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or LinkedIn … Which should you log in with?

Which social login offers the most control and privacy? We compared the big four side by side to find out: Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Why cloud backup needs a privacy charter
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on January 6, 2016 at 8:53 am
Why cloud backup needs a privacy charter

We lay out a charter of sorts that anyone to whom privacy is a concern should demand from their cloud backup provider.

Facebook is pushing Privacy Checkup, but does it go far enough?
By in VPN & Privacy, on December 28, 2015 at 9:03 pm
Facebook is pushing Privacy Checkup, but does it go far enough?

Facebook’s Privacy Checkup is a step in the right direction to make people aware of what info they are sharing and who they are sharing it with. We’d like to see more granular control over the app settings, though.

Clinton fantasizes about imaginary “Manhattan project” to prevent terrorists using encryption
By in VPN & Privacy, on December 21, 2015 at 9:10 pm
Clinton fantasizes about imaginary “Manhattan project” to prevent terrorists using encryption

She wouldn’t force tech companies to give backdoor access to encrypted information to law enforcement, but her alternative shows a lack of understanding.

Livedrive review
By in Online backup, on December 18, 2015 at 9:30 am
Livedrive review

Livedrive is a cloud backup service that tries to punch above its price range with bonus features you won’t find on competing providers.

How to use IFTTT to back up more than just files and folders to the cloud
By in Cloud and Online Backup, on December 11, 2015 at 2:05 pm
How to use IFTTT to back up more than just files and folders to the cloud

We’ll look at a few examples of how IFTTT can store stuff in the cloud using either Dropbox or Google Drive, then you can experiment from there.

How to remove apps from Facebook for better privacy
By in VPN & Privacy, on December 3, 2015 at 6:40 pm
How to remove apps from Facebook for better privacy

You might be surprised to see how many old, unused apps are still connected to you Facebook account, possibly still collecting your data.

That “most used words” Facebook quiz is a privacy nightmare
By in VPN & Privacy, on November 22, 2015 at 3:42 pm
That “most used words” Facebook quiz is a privacy nightmare

Over 16 million people have agreed to give up almost every private detail about themselves to a company they likely know nothing about just to play a quiz.

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