data protection

Meta Fined Record $1.3 Billion Over EU Data Privacy Concerns

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has been slapped with a record-breaking $1.3 billion fine by EU data regulators over…

9 months ago

TikTok Fined Nearly £13 Million By UK Over Misuse of Children’s Data.

Britain's privacy watchdog has hit TikTok with a £12.7 million fine for misusing children's personal data as well as other…

11 months ago

Amazon Faces Lawsuit For Collecting Childrens Data

Amazon may be facing a government lawsuit regarding the collection of data on children with its Alexa-powered smart speakers. Amazon…

11 months ago

Samsung Asks Customer to Destroy 980 Pro SSD in Bizarre RMA Request!

There are many instances of a tech product being perfectly sound in general but, for reasons unclear, a particular sample…

2 years ago

A Simple Guide to Online Privacy

Staying safe online is one thing, but what about online privacy too? Surely the two go hand in hand. Well,…

4 years ago

WhatsApp Introduces End-to-End Encryption

In a move applauded by privacy advocates, instant messaging service WhatsApp is introducing end-to-end encryption of user data on Android…

9 years ago

Everykey: The Wristband That Wants to Replace Your Passwords

With Google Glass and Samsung Gear, the new paradigm of wearable devices is upon us. The latest upstart to step…

9 years ago

Avast: Factory Reset Doesn’t Remove Personal User Data

The assumption that a factory reset erases all the data you've put onto an Android device is a fairly common…

10 years ago

U.S Department of Public Health Exposes 1.3 Million Records In Data Breach

A new report suggests that hackers managed to access an American government server for the Department of Public Health and…

10 years ago

Germany and France Looking To Create NSA-Free European Communications Networks

According to the German Chancellor's weekly podcast she will be working with France to develop a European Communications Network that bypasses…

10 years ago

Spain Data Protection Watchdog Fines Google

Looks like Google is in trouble again After six months of legal drama, Google is set to be fined €900,000…

10 years ago

American Congress Could Rein In NSA’s Domestic Surveillance

James Clapper, the director of National Intelligence, believes that the American Congress could soon amend or even halt the domestic…

10 years ago

Google Faces Fresh New Lawsuit Over Gmail Scanning Saga

The Herald Sun reports that Google is facing another lawsuit because of the way it scans the content of emails…

10 years ago

New Legislation Aims To Prohibit NSA Encryption Back Doors

The New York Times reports that a Republican Senator, Rush D Holt, is trying to introduce legislation that would prevent…

10 years ago

Swedish Politicians Express Concern Over Reports Of Connections With NSA

RT reports that Swedish politicians have come forward to express concerns over public allegations that the Swedish government has been…

10 years ago