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Teen Monitoring App Accidentally Leaks Account Info Of Its Users

05/21/2018, If you’ve never heard of the app called TeenSafe, there’s a good chance that’s because you’re either not a teen or you’re not a parent. For those unfamiliar, TeenSafe is an app designed to monitor the smartphones of teens by their parents,...

UK Plans On Introducing Internet Safety Laws In The Next Few Years

05/20/2018, Several years ago as part of their bid to make the internet “safer”, ISPs in the UK announced that they would begin filtering out porn by default. The idea behind it was to prevent minors from accidentally stumbling across such content while on the...

YouTube Testing Incognito Mode On Android App

05/15/2018, Some of Google’s apps come with an incognito mode that basically doesn’t track what you do, so if you’re using a browser on a public computer, switching to incognito mode on Chrome will help give you some semblance of privacy. Now it looks like...


How To Encrypt Your Android Phone or Tablet

05/14/2018, There is no doubt that we store a lot of sensitive data to our phones these days; from sensitive photos and personal emails to a social security number and banking statements. Therefore, there is definitely a lot of data in there that you would want to...

Google Now Lets Users Delete Search History That They Keep On You

05/11/2018, Browsers keep a history of websites we view online as well as our downloads, but did you know that Google also stores a log of what you search for, browse, or view online? However the good news is that if you’d rather not Google have a log of those...

Signal’s Messages On macOS Aren’t Disappearing Completely

05/10/2018, One of the main reasons one would use the Signal messaging app is that it has a feature in which messages sent on it will disappear after a predetermined amount of time. This means that users can have truly private conversations that will not leave any...

Cambridge Analytica Shutting Down Following Facebook Data Scandal

05/02/2018, If you have been following the news, you might have heard that Facebook was recently embroiled in a data privacy scandal, where a company called Cambridge Analytica was accused of misusing the data that they had gotten from Facebook, resulting in Facebook...

WhatsApp’s Other Co-Founder Announces Plans To Leave The Company

04/30/2018, WhatsApp was founded by Jan Koum and Brian Acton, with the latter departing the company back in 2017 several years after Facebook had acquired the company. Now it looks like WhatsApp’s other co-founder, Jan Koum, will also be leaving the company...

Amazon’s Alexa Had A Flaw Which Allowed Others To Eavesdrop

04/28/2018, There are some concerns that users have with smart speakers and that is they typically come with an always-listening feature. This is usually done so that the speaker can react when the trigger phrase is spoken, but there are some who are worried that as...

WhatsApp Will Soon Let Users Export Their Account Information

04/24/2018, In the wake of Facebook’s data privacy scandal, it is not surprising that the scrutiny has also extended to other Facebook products and services, such as WhatsApp. The good news is that if you were wondering about what kind of data WhatsApp collects on...