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  1. How to remove Mac Auto Fixer malware

    You might recall that a few months ago I got to spend some time…

  2. Mark Zuckerberg loses $16 billion in record Facebook fall

    Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune took an almost $16 billion hit on Thursday…

  3. Facebook stock plunges as users vanish

    Facebook Inc’s stock fell as much as 24 percent after hours on Wednesday over concerns…

  4. NSO Group employee allegedly stole company’s powerful iPhone spyware for personal profit

    NSO Group sells some of the most potent, off-the-shelf malware for remotely breaking into smartphones…

  5. New macOS malware targets crypto-currency users

    A new piece of macOS malware has been observed being distributed via crypto-currency related…

  6. Silicon Valley execs will convene in San Francisco to discuss privacy

    Privacy and government affairs officers from a number of the largest tech companies plan to convene..

  7. LG admits: iPhone loyalists are driving us crazy

    If you’re capable of sympathy, can you spare some for Android manufacturers?

  8. The 18 things you may not realize Facebook knows about you: Firm reveals the extent of its spying in a 454-page document to U.S. Congress

    The creepy ways Facebook spies on its users have been detailed in a bumper document…

  9. Apple pummels privacy-trampling Facebook

    In the early days of Apple, of course, the company’s Evil Empires were IBM and Microsoft…

  10. Facebook confirms sharing users’ personal data with Chinese companies

    Facebook Inc said Tuesday it has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies…

  11. Apple needs to advertise their strong commitment to privacy

    The greatest commercial in Apple history — perhaps all history — did not show an Apple product…

  12. Apple borks Facebook’s pervasive personal data-harvesting operation

    Apple’s software-focused event on Monday was a momentous moment — for Facebook…

  13. Apple requested ‘zero’ personal data in deals with Facebook – CEO Tim Cook

    “We’ve never been in the data business,” Apple CEO Tim Cook told NPR on Monday…

  14. Facebook CEO blasts Apple’s latest privacy protections as ‘cute virtue signaling’

    Apple is taking active steps to block Facebook’s data collection practices…

  15. Facebook gave personal data to 60 companies including Apple, Amazon and Samsung

    Facebook struck agreements allowing phone and other device makers access to vast amounts of its users’ personal information…

  16. Cryptominer ‘mshelper’ targets macOS: What you need to know

    Mac fans spinning unusually fast, computers running hotter than usual and performance taking a hit…

  17. How to remove Mac cryptominer malware ‘mshelper’ that kills your battery and CPU

    Cryptojacking is designed to mine cryptocurrency on your computer without your knowledge

  18. Mark Zuckerberg’s worldwide Facebook apology tour hits a snag in the EU

    Turns out “sorry” doesn’t seem to work as much for the social network’s chief anymore…

  19. How to check for – and remove – the Mac malware mshelper

    If your Mac seems to be running at high fan rates or you’re seeing reduced battery-life…

  20. Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, and Apple’s Siri can hear this hidden command, but you can’t

    Over the past two years, researchers have begun demonstrating that they can send hidden commands that are undetectable to the human ear to Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant…

  21. Another day, another reason to never downgrade from Apple’s iPhone to Android

    Android is the world’s most popular mobile platform by a landslide…

  22. Yet another reason I’ll never downgrade from Apple’s iPhone to an Android phone,

    For a period of time, I almost always carried an Android phone with me in addition to my main iPhone…

  23. How to remove third-party accounts like Facebook from your Mac

    With the release of iOS 11, Apple nixed its built-in integration with Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and Vimeo…

  24. Apple responds to personal data request with 9MB file: The personal data archives from Facebook and Google were 881MB and 243MB respectively

    Following Facebook’s acknowledgement that it had let a political ad targeting firm scrape the personal data of millions of users…

  25. Cambridge Analytica shuts down after Facebook user-data scandal

    Cambridge Analytica, a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign…

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