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Twitter Fixes Bug That Exposed User Emails And Phone Numbers

02/18/2016, Some of you guys might not have noticed, but recently there was an issue with Twitter’s password recovery system in which user information like their email addresses and phone numbers were exposed. The good news is that Twitter has since announced that...

Google Throws Their Support Behind Apple On Encryption Debate

02/17/2016, Just recently, a court ordered Apple to help the FBI unlock the phone of one of the shooters in the San Bernardino shootings. They also asked Apple to create a software (essentially a backdoor) that would allow the FBI access to said phone. Obviously...

Apple Ordered To Unlock The San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone

02/17/2016, The FBI has been trying for the past 2 months to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters without any success, however it seems that they could be catching a break as a US federal judge has ordered Apple to unlock the iPhone by...

Google Says They Collect Student Information, But Not To Target Ads

02/16/2016, Google has recently come under fire for allegedly collecting information about students who are enrolled in universities which uses Google’s services, like Gmail, for their school’s email. In fact earlier this month, students at UC-Berkeley claimed...

Proposed Bill Could Ban States From Demanding Encryption Backdoors

02/10/2016, There has been a huge debate in the US regarding encryption, in which many tech companies are fighting against requests from law enforcement agencies to provide them with backdoor access to computers and mobile devices. The argument is that if they were...

Google Updates Right To Be Forgotten To Appease The EU

02/10/2016, For those who are unaware, a couple of years ago Google launched a Right to be Forgotten program. Basically what this does is that it supposedly removes links in Google search to any articles or websites that might contain information about you that you...

Microsoft Edge Could Be Storing Your Private Browsing Data

01/28/2016, Most, if not all, browsers these days offer a private browsing mode. This comes in handy in households where the computer is shared by multiple people and you don’t want to have your personal information saved in the main browser, like usernames and...

Find My Phone Feature Keeps Leading People To This House In Atlanta

01/22/2016, Most smartphones these days have some kind of phone locator feature to help users track down lost or stolen devices. In some instances, the features have led to saving lives as well, such as when a woman trapped in a ravine was located. It has also led to...

Skype Will Now Hide IP Addresses By Default

01/22/2016, When you’re playing a game online, sometimes players on the losing team might not be particularly gracious. While you might meet many who hurl verbal abuse at you, there are some who go that extra distance by searching for your Skype ID and IP address,...

California Joins New York In Wanting To Ban Encrypted Phones

01/21/2016, When you hear that a phone has encryption has one of its security features, that can only be a good thing, right? Unfortunately for the government, that is only true if they are given backdoor access to your device because if not, they will ban it, or at...

Nielsen Wants To Know What TV Shows You Talk About On Facebook

01/20/2016, A couple of weeks ago, it was suggested that Twitter wanted to display your tweets alongside ads. Basically if you were praising a product or service, Twitter could be interested in showing your tweets with the ad, kind of like you’re endorsing it....

Apple Asks Widow For Court Order For Her Dead Husband’s Password

01/20/2016, Trying to retrieve the Apple ID password of your spouse upon his/her death? You could, but only if you have a court order, or at least that’s what’s being reported according to CBC News. A woman by the name of Peggy Bush had initially asked for the...