Tag: privacy

Facebook still receives your data from third-party apps

Facebook is still the top social network even after almost a decade. We know many people have already quit but no doubt millions of...
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FIDO2 and Google partner to lessen the need for passwords

Knowing the subject may not matter to a lot of people but Android's being certified by FIDO will affect many mobile consumers. It's because...

Adiantum by Google allows encryption for all smart devices, Android phones

In celebration of Safer Internet Day, Google is improving mobile security. Any move to improve in this area is welcomed by consumers especially if...
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Huawei not spying for China, CEO says

Huawei is on its way to the top but not without a big fight. It's currently the No. 2 mobile brand after Samsung. It...
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Selling of location data must be investigated by the FCC, senators urge

T-Mobile, AT&T, and other telcos may need to be more careful this time in protecting the privacy of the consumers. Some US senators and...
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Firefox Focus update offers better user control, enhanced privacy settings

Mozilla has just released another update for Firefox Focus. This one delivers more user control while making sure their data are kept secure and...

Yahoo still scans your email to market to advertisers

Google has been adamant in making sure that Gmail users know they have not been scanning their inboxes and selling information to advertisers. This...

Google still tracks you even when you turn off Location History

The headline isn’t really that shocking anymore. We’ve now realized that there’s no such thing as complete data privacy, particularly when it comes to...

Judge jails man for 180 days for refusing to unlock his cellphones

A routine traffic stop in Florida has now become an unofficial case study in both civil rights issues as well as digital privacy. A...

Polar fitness tracker poses another security risk for military personnel

If you use a fitness tracker to help you monitor your fitness activities, you never think about the consequences of letting the device and...

Google promises it doesn’t read your email

After that report from the Wall Street Journal saying that Google is giving 3rd party apps access to your Gmail inbox, we of course...

App developers may actually be sifting through your Gmail Inbox

In this age of the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal, people are now very conscious about giving access to third-party users since these may not...