privacy

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

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

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 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 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

Europe Expresses On-Going Concerns over Windows 10 Privacy

  The European Union’s data protection organisations have again expressed concern over the default privacy settings in Microsoft’s Windows 10, despite the recent ...

February 21, 2017 at 7:40 pm by

2016 Yahoo Security Breach Still not Secured

US telecoms giant has snapped up Yahoo for $4.48 billion, which is $350 million less than it had originally agreed to pay for the internet tech company after it was revealed ...

February 21, 2017 at 6:32 pm by

Researchers Claim Anonymized Web History Not So Anonymous

Researchers from Standford and Princeton University have released a study showing that anonymized web behaviour can still be identified via social media profiles. Google and ...

January 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm by

Popular Meitu “Beauty” App Raises Severe Privacy Concern

Chinese app Meitu which has gained extreme popularity worldwide allowing users to apply “beauty” filters and virtual makeup to their photos has been revealed to be ...

January 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm by

Toy Dolls Discovered to be Recording Conversations, Violate Privacy Laws

Privacy advocacy groups are warning of certain internet-connected toy dolls using voice recognition technology subjecting users to ongoing surveillance without prior ...

December 12, 2016 at 11:00 pm by

Pirate Party Asked to Form Iceland’s New Government

Iceland is to become the first country in the world to have “Pirate” politicians in power after the nation’s Pirate Party was asked to form a coalition government ...

December 8, 2016 at 10:00 pm by

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