News and Tips – 17July15

iPhone and iPad scammers hit users with iOS crash warnings – here’s how to block them

Users are reporting fake crash reports demanding payment in order to fix their Apple devices

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Here’s How to Download and Delete What Google Search Knows About You

If you sign in to Google and stay signed in while you remain online, they have collected a lot of personal data about you, every website you visited, every term you searched, everything you have clicked on, etc. Have you ever wondered exactly what Google Search really knows about you? Well, now you can check, as Google has added a new feature that lets you view and download your entire search history. Yep. Everything. I was even able to see the list of images I clicked on while searching for pictures of cats eating spaghetti. Now imagine what you’ve looked for. Oh, and clearing your browser history won’t delete this data. But there’s no reason to panic, because in addition to being able to download your search history, you can clear it.

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