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Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Feb 27, 2019

Are they Snooping?

Have you ever been using your computer or mobile device in a public setting and thought that others nearby might be trying to take a sneak at what is on your display? If so, you’re not alone.

This uneasy feeling that someone is spying on you from nearby actually has a name: Visual Hacking. 

It can be that creepy person sitting next to you in-flight or some dude that’s just off your shoulder in a restaurant, but whatever it is, you can take simple action to fight this potential problem.

Installing something that’s been around quite a bit, known as a 'privacy screen’ can keep the displays on your various mobile devices safe from those prying eyes.

They provide protection because they make your display look pitch black unless you’re sitting right in front of the screen, which keeps those to either side in the dark.

As far as smartphones and tablets are concerned, you can also add this additional layer of protection and much more