Tuesday Tip: How to Update Phone Software and Become Harder and More Expensive to Hack

Not sure why you should update? Update your software for mobile phone security. “Keep your software updated!” is the closest thing we have to mobile phone security advice that will work for everyone. But the reasoning behind it… Read More

Our favorite signs from the 2018 March for Science

Across the globe, advocates and activists turned out on April 14 for the 2018 March for Science to hold lawmakers accountable and advocate for better science-based policies. CREDO staff and our members were on hand for the rally… Read More

5 cool features of Android Oreo

Sweet news. We’re now rolling out the new Oreo operating system to our Android phones. Technically known as Android 8.0, Oreo is aimed at improving the speed and efficiency of your phone. Oreo has many cool new features…. Read More

Victory: Trump’s Interior Department drops plan to hike fees at national parks

Great news! Thanks to the more than 85,000 CREDO members who submitted public comments, Trump’s Interior Department backed off its proposal to drastically raise entrance fees at some of our country’s most iconic national parks. If these rate… Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Encrypt a Phone, Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying About a Stranger Accessing My Data

How to Protect Your Data by Encrypting Your Phone Losing your phone is the worst: you aren’t just out of a phone—you also have to worry about a stranger having access to all your photos, banking apps, messages,… Read More

CREDO is Fighting Trump’s Dangerous Tax Scam

CREDO is Fighting Trump’s Dangerous Tax Scam Paying taxes is an American duty and important part of participating in civil society. Our taxes fund public education, Social Security and Medicare, infrastructure, and public safety. But this Tax Day,… Read More

Three decades of protecting our environment and standing up for renewable energy

For more than 30 years, CREDO members have played a major role in some of the biggest progressive accomplishments in our country’s recent history, and we’re especially proud of our members’ activism and victories to protect the environment,… Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Take Great Food Photos With Your Phone

How to take great food photos with your phone When you sit down to a nice meal, which do you pick up first, your fork or your phone? Join the club. We’re all snapping pictures of our plates… Read More

SOLAR XL: Resisting Keystone XL by Building Clean Energy in the Pipeline’s Path

TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline would carry 830,000 barrels per day of dirty tarsands from Canada through hundreds of American homes, farms and ranches. It would cross the delicate Sandhills in Nebraska and put the critical Ogallala Aquifer… Read More

Tuesday Tip: How to Change Your Facebook Settings After the Cambridge Analytica News

Tuesday Tip: How to Change Your Facebook Settings After the Cambridge Analytica News This is the first part of a special three part series on digital security by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.  You shouldn’t have to do this…. Read More