Tag: privacy

Google’s My Account celebrates first birthday, adds Find Your Phone, voice access

Google launched the “My Account” hub last year to bring all the account-specific controls for users – especially those about personal data security and...

Norwegian Consumer Council says Runkeeper breaching privacy of users

If you’re using the Runkeeper fitness app, did you know that the app still tracks you and transmits your data even when you’re not...

Dolphin Browser still keeps records of videos played in incognito mode?

There are a lot of browser apps out there in Google Play land, each with its own highlighted features. One of those is Dolphin...

Research shows Waze vulnerability to hackers, 3rd party monitors

Your location and info when traveling around the city is one of the things that should be protected, among other things. But what if...

WhatsApp now has full end-to-end encryption for messages, calls, files

Encryption is still the word of the moment as the debate is ongoing on whether or not OEMs and brands should provide backdoor access...

Google ordered to reset passwords during criminal investigations

Now we know why Google’s Sundar Pichai stands by Apple CEO Tim Cook on the topic of mobile security. Last month has been more...

Stagefright attack ‘thinks’ before it infects your phone

Most people will think they won’t really know what how scary a Stagefright infection of their phone is, and that’s because it does take...

FCC to Verizon: Pay $1.35 million for those ‘supercookies’ as settlement

The issue about the "supercookies" is almost over. This time last year, Verizon allowed users to opt-out of Supercookies and online activity tracking to...

Google expands Project Shield, keeps sites online during attacks

Not to be confused with NVIDIA's Project SHIELD, Google has just strengthened its Project Shield program. It's a special effort that aims to help detect...

Apple CEO Tim Cook finds an ally in Google’s Sundar Pichai

It's not an issue between Google and the United States government but Apple's most recent letter to the customers has sparked the need for...

CyanogenMod set on bringing protected apps implementation

We all know what CyanogenMod is, at least, if you haven’t been living under a rock the past couple of years. It’s only one...

AppLock app now brings fingerprint security to your apps

AppLock is one of those essential apps for Android users who want to protect data inside their apps from nosy users who borrow their...