Technology

For better or for worse, technology is the new frontier. When it comes to navigating the web, avoiding hackers, and enjoying our devices—Reader’s Digest is here to lead the way and help you get the most out of our interconnected world.

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How to Block Annoying Emails for Good

Ready to finally stop getting those pesky spam emails? Here's how to block them—and clean up your inbox for good.

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Does Taking Facebook Quizzes Put Your Information at Risk?

Taking Facebook quizzes is fun, but could it also be potentially dangerous?


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The FBI Warns About This New Threat to Home Security Devices

A scary, new attack targets owners of smart devices including home security cameras—and could have deadly consequences.


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How to Remove Spyware on an Android Phone

Worried that someone’s watching you? You have good reason to be concerned. Here’s how to spot and remove spyware on...


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How to Remove Hidden Malware from Your Android Phone

When your phone is hacked, you need to act fast. Here’s how to tell if your Android has been infected...

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Are Open Wi-Fi Networks Safe?

Public Wi-Fi is extremely convenient, safer than it used to be, and, of course, free. But are the risks of...


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How to Use AirDrop on Any Apple Device

AirDrop is an incredibly convenient way to share photos, videos, and other kinds of files. Here's how to use it—and...

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How to Tell If Your Phone Has Been Hacked

Could cybercriminals be infiltrating your bank account or stealing your identity right now? Here’s how to find out if your...


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How to Remove Spyware on an iPhone

Beware: Spyware could be lurking on your iPhone right now. Here’s how to find out if it’s there—and what you...


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How to Stop (and Remove) iPhone Calendar Spam

It’s not only annoying—it can also be dangerous. Here's what you can do to get rid of invasive iPhone calendar...


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What Is Smishing?

Don't let the funny name confuse you. Smishing is a major scam.

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Things Your Robot Vacuum Might Know About Your House

Your robot vacuum knows more about you and your household than you might think.



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How Hackers Could Use Virtual Schooling to Steal Your Information

Are you doing everything you can to keep your family safe during the pandemic? If you’re not taking proactive measures...


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9 Signs an Instagram Ad Can’t Be Trusted

Enhance your detective skills so you don't fall victim to these common scams.


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Your iPhone Can Be Hacked with a Laser Pointer—Here’s How

Beware: New research has found a scary way for attackers to secretly hack your iPhone's virtual assistant.

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8 Signs You Shouldn’t Accept a LinkedIn Request

LinkedIn is a place to connect with people in your career field and grow your network, but before accepting every...


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8 Red Flags Someone’s Tracking Your Cell Phone

Is someone following your every move? Here’s how to tell—and how to put a stop to it.


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The Dangers of TikTok That Are Worth Your Attention

We all love TikTok, but there are many things we don't know yet about the app. After you click agree,...


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8 Apps Security Experts Would Never Have on Their Phone

It's time to take a look at your phone and clear out any apps that may be causing you more...


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Here’s Why It’s Easier Than You Think to Fall Victim to a Scam

Even the most savvy among us can be duped. 
I learned that harsh lesson myself when an urgent and...


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3 Signs Your Streaming Accounts Have Been Hacked

Binge-watch safely! Be on the lookout for these red flags, and learn how to protect your streaming accounts—and your bank...


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Is That ‘Contact Tracer’ Really a Scammer? How to Tell

In the age of coronavirus, your health isn’t the only thing at risk. Here’s what you need to know to...


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The FBI Warns About This Online Shopping Scam

The FBI has issued a warning about a scary, new online shopping scam—and you could be the next target.

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How to Stop Robocalls and Spam Calls for Good

Robocalls aren't just annoying—they can also seriously harm your finances. Here's how to get them out of your life once...


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8 Immediate Steps to Take After Your Smart Home Is Hacked

If you suspect your smart home has been hacked there are steps you can take to stop the intruder.


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This Hacking Horror Story Is a Warning to Take Online Security More Seriously

Hacking is something we should all be worried about, but unfortunately something not many people think about until they've already...


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This Password Security Function Might Be Putting Your Savings at Risk

Kids these days and their hacking into sophisticated cell network-based password authentication systems.


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Top Security Threats of Smartphones (2021)

You might be surprised by the hidden security threats lurking inside your trusty mobile device.