Category: Privacy

Uber hid data breach that exposed info for 57 million users

Uber hid data breach that exposed info for 57 million users
Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has inherited yet another scandal from Travis Kalanick. The ridesharing firm has revealed to Bloomberg
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Android devices seen covertly sending location data to Google

Android devices seen covertly sending location data to Google
An investigation by Quartz has revealed that Android devices send cell tower location data to Google even if the user has
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Android has tracked location info regardless of privacy settings

Android has tracked location info regardless of privacy settings
When you tell your phone to stop sharing your location, you expect it to honor your request, don't you? Unfortunately,
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Texas authorities serve Apple a warrant for mass shooter’s iPhone

Texas authorities serve Apple a warrant for mass shooter's iPhone
Authorities are persisting in their efforts to get access to the Texas mass shooter's iPhone despite having missed an early
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Authorities serve Apple a warrant for Texas shooter’s iPhone

Authorities serve Apple a warrant for Texas shooter’s iPhone
Two weeks ago today, 26 people were killed by a gunman at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Two
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The battle for control of data could be just starting

The battle for control of data could be just starting
Companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon happily take our data in exchange for convenience, lower prices or free services, but
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Germany bans children’s smartwatches over privacy concerns

Germany bans children’s smartwatches over privacy concerns
Germany's telecommunications regulator, the Federal Network Agency, announced a ban today on the sale of kids' smartwatches, the BBC reports,
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OnePlus inadvertently left a backdoor on its phones

OnePlus inadvertently left a backdoor on its phones
OnePlus' security troubles aren't over yet. Users have discovered that many of the company's phones from the past few years
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You probably don’t need to worry about someone hacking your iPhone X’s Face ID with a mask

You probably don’t need to worry about someone hacking your iPhone X’s Face ID with a mask
Touted as the iPhone X’s new flagship form of device security, Face ID is a natural target for hackers. Just
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PSA: Don’t train Face ID on your sibling’s face accidentally

PSA: Don’t train Face ID on your sibling’s face accidentally
Some people are griping about Face ID, noting that sometimes their siblings can open their iPhone Xs using Face ID.
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Kaspersky’s antivirus software takes non-threatening files

Kaspersky's antivirus software takes non-threatening files
Kaspersky's attempt to quash collusion fears through transparency isn't quite reassuring everyone. In an interview with Reuters, founder Eugene Kaspersky
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