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Tag: privacy

  1. Anonymous browsing with Tor reduces exposure but still has risks

    You can be tracked and have your data intercepted from many angles, by legitimate and illegitimate actors alike…

  2. A hacker just proved that Apple was right to worry about creating a backdoor to the iPhone

    Last year, when the F.B.I procured a court order forcing Apple to unlock an iPhone belonging…

  3. Don’t fall for the Safari Autofill phishing scheme

    Warning: It’s possible you may be sharing more information than you think when you use AutoFill…

  4. U.S. FTC sues D-Link for failure to secure webcams, routers from online attacks

    D-Link is under fire from the Federal Trade Commission for not doing enough to secure…

  5. What Apple got right but Amazon is getting wrong

    Law and technology frequently operate at cross purposes….

  6. Apple’s smartest moves of 2016

    Apple pissed off a lot of people in 2016. In hindsight, some of Cupertino’s moves look clumsy, and others seem truly clueless…

  7. Amazon Echo murder case spotlights question of what ‘always on’ actually means

    Some people have wondered if smart speakers like Amazon’s Echo devices, or its closest contender…

  8. Yahoo discloses ‘largest hack of all time,’ says hackers stole data from over one billion users

    Yahoo said it is forcing all affected users to change their passwords and is invalidating unencrypted security questions…

  9. New Apple Report suggests governments everywhere are demanding customer data

    Apple has published the latest edition of its biannual report on Government Information Requests…

  10. Find out what your web browser is telling websites about you

    our web browser holds a lot of information about you, and this information is available…

  11. The cost of free: More than one million Google Android devices hit by malware

    More than one million Google accounts have been breached by malware that infiltrated older Android devices…

  12. One in four Wi-Fi hotspots is a security nightmare

    A quarter of the world’s Wi-Fi networks are so insecure that the only thing stopping hackers…

  13. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  14. Under President Trump, Obama ally Google may face policy setbacks, including roll back of so-called ‘net neutrality’ rules

    During Obama’s presidency, more than 250 people moved between jobs at Google or related firms and the federal government, national political campaigns and Congress…

  15. Google’s Eric Schmidt wore staff badge at Hillary Clinton’s ‘victory’ party

    Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, Inc., was spotted at Hillary Clinton’s ‘victory’ party last Tuesday wearing a staff badge…

  16. Secret backdoor in U.S. Android phones sent location, text, contact data to China

    The preinstalled software in some Android phones monitors where users go, whom they talk to and what they write in text messages and sends that data to China…

  17. President-elect Trump’s Android phone could be a national security crisis

    If Trump is indeed using an Android device, he’s using a phone that the cybersecurity world broadly regards as significantly less secure than Apple’s iPhone…

  18. WikiLeaks emails show extremely close relationship between Clinton campaign and Google’s Eric Schmidt

    The emails between Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and campaign manager Robby Mook show that Schmidt met with Podesta…

  19. Apple Store employees fired for sharing ‘intimate’ photos of female customers, co-workers and rating their appearances

    Four male employees have been fired from the Apple Store location when it was discovered that they had engaged in a female-rating game…

  20. Google to try to overcome Pixel phones’ myriad weaknesses with massive advertising blitz

    Google’s new ‘Pixel’ smartphone is off to a fast marketing start with $3.2 million in television ads…

  21. FBI wants to get into locked Apple iPhone of Minnesota Islamic terrorist Dahir Adan

    When the FBI asked a court to force Apple to help crack the encrypted iPhone 5c of San Bernardino shooter…

  22. Google’s slow, shaky, underpowered, overpriced Pixel XL cannot compete with Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus

    Google’s latest effort to show off its vision for ‘Pure Android’ hardware costs the same as Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus…

  23. Travelers: Keep your data secure by using a virtual private network

    Even when your goal is to get away from it all, sometimes necessity requires that you stay in touch…

  24. Think Apple’s iPhone is expensive? Take a look at the price tags on Google’s slow Pixel and Pixel XL phones

    For years the Android fanboy argument has been that the iPhone is too expensive and that Android offers…

  25. British PM Theresa May launches thinly veiled attacks on Apple and Facebook

    Theresa May launched a thinly veiled attack on Apple and Facebook…

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