The court order received by Apple compelling them to help the FBI in gaining access to an iPhone 5c used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino attack that happened last year might become the most important tech story in a long time. We did our best to unpack the details and come up with some security suggestions for users.

The debate over Apple v. the FBI is an incredibly complex issue that has potentially drastic repercussions going forward for our security, privacy and our government’s ability to fight terrorism.

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No matter which side support in this debate, you should take care while going online with a phone, tablet or your computer. Watch the video above or listen to the podcast below to get some suggestions for encrypting your data and using virtual private networks.

In the Our Favorite Things section of the show, we recommended a few things. Related to the security debate, we looked at a couple of VPN solutions:

  • Private Internet Access – $6.95 monthly, $35.95 for 6 months or $39.99 for one year.
  • VPN Unlimited – lots of price points with best options including $2.99 for 10 days, $3.99 monthly, $8.99 for 4 months, $24.99 for one year and $129.99 for lifetime access

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