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Steam Modifies Its Privacy Settings Thus Making SteamSpy Obsolete

SteamSpy is a thing of the past. Many Steam users relied on SteamSpy for information regarding potential purchases. As you probably already know, the SteamSpy service allowed ...

April 11, 2018 at 2:19 pm by

Firefox Quantum 58 Launched With Tracking Protection

In case you do not have auto-update turned on, updating to the latest Firefox Quantum version 58 is a good idea. This update introduces a new tracking protection feature. ...

January 24, 2018 at 3:32 pm by
Xbox One Is Getting A "Do Not Disturb" Mode

Xbox One Is Getting A “Do Not Disturb” Mode

While playing with friends is nice, once in a while you just want to play in peaceful solitude. If you are that type of player then you’d be glad to hear that the ...

January 11, 2018 at 3:17 pm by
Microsoft Patents Auto 'Private Browsing' Mode for Edge

Microsoft Patents Auto ‘Private Browsing’ Mode for Edge

Microsoft has apparently filed a patent for an automatic ‘private browsing’ mode switch for their Edge browsers. The browser which originally came with Windows 10 ...

November 25, 2017 at 10:01 pm by
Germany Bans Smartwatches for Children

Germany Bans Smartwatches for Children

Regulators in Germany are banning the sale of smartwatches for children. Telling parents to get rid of existing devices as it poses significant threat to privacy. Smartwatches ...

November 20, 2017 at 3:43 pm by

The Netherlands Rules Windows 10 Data Collection Illegal

First, France kicked up a stink about it, and now neighbour Holland is joining in: the Dutch Data Protection Authority rules that Microsoft’s Windows 10 data collection ...

October 15, 2017 at 11:13 pm by

Gmail Pledges to Stop Reading your E-mails

Isn’t it funny? You might be having a peruse of CDs on Amazon. You might be considering the purchase of a car on Autotrader. Maybe even something for the partner from ...

June 26, 2017 at 3:58 pm by
Facebook Rules

Report Suggests Facebook is Target Advertising the Vulnerable

Leaked documents have emerged alleging that Facebook is helping their advertisers target teenager users who are at their most vulnerable. The documents, reportedly from ...

May 1, 2017 at 8:35 pm by

Lawsuit Alleges Bose Headphones Spy on Users

According to a lawsuit – proposed as a class-action – filed in Illinois last week, high-end audio equipment manufacturer Bose is spying on its customers and selling data ...

April 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm by
US Government Backs Down from User Privacy Lawsuit Versus Twitter

US Government Backs Down from User Privacy Lawsuit Versus Twitter

A few days ago, its been reported that the US Government, specifically the Customs and Border Protection agency was demanding the identity of a specific user be revealed by ...

April 10, 2017 at 12:52 pm by

Windows 10 Creators Update Will Feature Better Privacy Controls

When Microsoft launched Windows 10, the company changed the long-standing way their OS functioned and updated. Moving to a software as a service model, Microsoft made Windows ...

April 9, 2017 at 1:13 pm by
Twitter Refuses Government Order to Reveal Identity Behind Anti-Trump Account

Twitter Refuses Government Order to Reveal Identity Behind Anti-Trump Account

Twitter has filed a federal lawsuit in defense against an order by the United States government to reveal who is behind an anti-trump Twitter account. The account in question ...

April 8, 2017 at 2:12 am by

Microsoft Found Sharing Private Office 365 Documents

A security researcher has found a critical flaw with Microsoft’s Office 365 service that allowed users to access other users’ private documents. Kevin Beumont discovered ...

March 28, 2017 at 1:33 am by
US Senate Votes in Favor of ISPs Selling User Web History, Nixes Privacy Laws

US Senate Votes in Favor of ISPs Selling User Web History, Nixes FCC Privacy Laws

With a vote of 50-48, a Republican majority US senate has voted to strip away Federal Communications Commission (FCC) broadband privacy protection rules which will allow ...

March 25, 2017 at 4:28 am by

Facezam Uses Face Recognition to Let You Creep on Facebook Profiles

A UK startup has launched a new app for finding Facebook users by using a photo of their face that is sure to benefit creepy stalkers and their trademark creepy stalking. ...

March 14, 2017 at 5:57 pm by


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