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Tag: privacy

  1. Edward Snowden: No matter what, do not use Google’s new Allo messenger app

    Google has received much criticism for changes it made to Allo upon its release…

  2. Yahoo confirms data breach of at least 500 million user accounts

    A recent investigation by Yahoo! Inc. has confirmed that a copy of certain user account info…

  3. Yahoo expected to confirm massive data breach, impacting several hundreds of millions of users

    Yahoo is poised to confirm a massive data breach of its service, according to several sources…

  4. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  5. Dropbox responds to Mac ‘security risk’ accusations

    Dropbox has said it needs to do a ‘better job’ of communicating its OS X integration…

  6. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  7. Google to pay $5.5 million for sneaking around Apple’s privacy settings to collect user data

    Perhaps if Google had taken its own ‘don’t be evil’ motto to heart…

  8. After calling for less security in Apple iPhone case, feckless FBI calls for more security as two state voter databases hacked

    The FBI has uncovered evidence that foreign hackers penetrated two state election databases…

  9. Inept Microsoft demonstrates just how right Apple was to stand up to U.S. government overreach

    I wrote an opinion piece predating the San Bernardino shootings on why Apple was right to stand firm…

  10. Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that ‘backdoors’ are a stupid idea

    Microsoft leaked the golden keys that unlock Windows-powered tablets, phones and other devices sealed…

  11. Samsung Pay flaw lets thieves remotely collect credit card credentials

    Samsung Pay’s legacy point-of-sale system compatibility mode may be insecure, as a token theft…

  12. FBI Director Comey calls for national talk over encryption vs. safety

    The FBI’s director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes…

  13. How to use Optimized Storage in macOS Sierra

    Apple’s laptops rely on flash storage, and prices really shoot up if you want more local storage…

  14. More than 60 percent of Windows sufferers would upgrade to Apple’s Mac for more privacy

    Concerns over Windows 10 and the amount of data it collects via the Windows Store could prompt sufferers to upgrade to Mac

  15. Apple security guru to give ‘’unprecedented’ talk on iOS 10 security at BlackHat

    At the annual BlackHat USA 2016 security conference next week in Las Vegas, Apple security guru…

  16. Iris scanner likely for Apple’s iPhone in 2018

    Smartphone brands have been gearing up efforts to develop biometrics recognition technology…

  17. Google quietly brings its forget program to the U.S.

    If you are worried about your online privacy, it might be of interest to you that Google has quietly…

  18. Pokémon GO and business model innovation

    After months of hype, Pokémon GO finally began rolling out in a few countries this week…

  19. Ten things I wish I knew when I started playing Pokémon GO

    I’ve been playing Pokémon GO pretty hardcore now for the past 48 hours or so…

  20. iPhone users: Pokémon GO can spy on your entire Google account

    iPhone users of Pokémon GO, beware: the app has access to your entire Google account.

  21. Google asks court to sanction Oracle lawyer for disclosing its secret $1 billion deal with Apple

    In January, Oracle attorney Annette Hurst disclosed the fact that Google paid Apple $1 billion…

  22. Apple joins tech coalition in fight to kill European Union’s ‘Cookie Law’

    The filing, submitted just hours before a July 5 public comment deadline, states that a similar law…

  23. Over 10 million Android phones reportedly infected with Chinese malware

    At least 10 million Android devices have been infected by malware called HummingBad…

  24. China replaces top internet regulator and censor with deputy

    China has replaced its internet regulator, Lu Wei, the hard-liner responsible for leading the government’s efforts…

  25. Apple’s revolutionary iPhone is nine years old – and still no significant malware outbreaks

    Apple started selling the Apple iPhone nine years ago today…

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