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Apple Has ‘Moral Obligation’ To Promote Free Expression In China

12/06/2017, Different countries have different laws and regulations, which is why certain things are allowed in some countries and certain things aren’t. This is something that many companies such as Apple have to navigate around, which is why over in China, Apple...

Mattress Startup Sued For Allegedly Tracking Its Website Visitors

12/03/2017, When you visit a website, chances are you might know that you’re being tracked to a certain extent for potential advertising and marketing purposes (which is why sometimes you see ads that appear to be catered just towards you). However at some point a...

Google Expands On Safe Browsing Protection For Android Apps

12/03/2017, With millions of websites out there today, it is clear that not all of them are safe, and that there are various websites, mobile applications, and so on that do not always respect your privacy and could be collecting your personal information without...

iPhone Users In The UK Could Claim As Much As £500 From Google

12/01/2017, A lot of companies and developers will you that your privacy is of the utmost importance to them. This is why companies such as Apple have baked in security settings in their apps like Safari designed to protect a user’s privacy, like blocking cookies...

Twitter Bug Accidentally Reveals Location Of Some Users

11/27/2017, Our smartphones these days are pretty capable of deducing our location, thanks to hardware features like GPS being built into our phones. For the most part location sharing isn’t used for nefarious purposes, but the fact that it could be abused does...

Uber Discloses Massive Data Breach That Occurred In 2016

11/21/2017, If your account got hacked, isn’t that something you’d like to be immediately aware of right away? Unfortunately for Uber, the company is only now disclosing a year later that back in 2016, they experienced a massive data breach that saw 57 million...

Google Collecting Location Data Even Location Services Is Disabled

11/21/2017, Imagine your house has a light switch that you can turn on and off, and on the surface it appears to work. However secretly even when your switch is set to off, it is secretly on anyway and racking up a huge electricity bill for you. That’s pretty much...

Some Kids Smartwatches Banned In Germany Over Privacy Concerns

11/18/2017, Are smartwatches, smartphones, and tablets designed for kids something that is really necessary? We suppose we can’t blame manufacturers for trying to cover all their bases, but over in Germany it seems that the authorities aren’t too thrilled about...

Connected Sex Toy Bug Accidentally Records Intimate Sessions

11/10/2017, As our devices grow more connected with every release, it also introduces a new problem in form of security and privacy. This problem has recently manifested itself again in a post on Reddit where user tydoctor discovered that a connected sex toy by...

iOS Apps With Camera Permission Can Record You At Any Time

10/28/2017, Sometimes when you install/launch certain apps for the first time, you are usually asked for permission on what it can or cannot do, such as whether it can be allowed access to your smartphone’s camera. Usually if you are using some kind of...

Android To Get ‘DNS Over TLS’ Feature To Protect Your Privacy

10/26/2017, Given how much we use Google to search, check our emails, store our files and documents and photos in the cloud, it’s safe to say that Google knows a ton about us, but at the same time it seems that Google wants to keep your privacy intact, or at least...