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Category: Privacy


Apps & OS, Hacking, Mobile, Privacy, Security

WhatsApp vulnerability allowed spyware to infiltrate phones

May 14, 2019

Via: TechSpot

WhatsApp is used by over 1.5 billion people and remains one of the most popular messaging and VoIP service. While it does offer “Security by Default” in the form of end-to-end encryption, there will always be vulnerabilities existing in the […]


Privacy, Security

Privacy and data protection an opportunity, says entrepreneur

April 29, 2019

Via: Computer Weekly

Privacy and data protection should not just be viewed as legal and technical compliance topics, according to James Aschberger, founder and CEO at One.Thing.Less, who says they present an opportunity to embrace, engage and build trust with customers. “From our […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Privacy, Security

Windows 10 update will do away with password expiry policies

April 26, 2019

Via: Techradar

Alongside the draft release of the configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903, Microsoft has revealed its plan to do away with password expiration policies beginning with the Windows 10’s May update. Once these policies are […]


Internet, Privacy, Security, Social Networking

How to protect your privacy on YouTube

April 19, 2019

Via: The Verge

YouTube has become a ubiquitous part of our online world, one where privacy is an issue. Your video-watching habits may be open for the world to see, along with your likes, dislikes, and more. If you create and upload videos, […]


Privacy, Security

Avast’s new Secure Browser will shield you from prying eyes

April 16, 2019

Via: Techradar

Avast has released an updated version of its security-focused web browser, with new features to help you protect your privacy and cover your tracks online. The new Avast Secure Browser, codenamed Aspen, includes a tool called Webcam Guard that prevents […]


Privacy, Security

Google will let you use your Android phone to verify logins

April 10, 2019

Via: Techradar

Protecting your Google account from phishing just got a whole lot easier with the announcement that any Android smartphone running Android 7 or higher can now be used as a physical security key for two-factor authentication (2FA). The tech giant […]


Computing, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Apple acquires patents from AI security camera maker Lighthouse

March 5, 2019

Via: The Verge

AI security camera company Lighthouse may have shut down, but its patents will live on: Apple reportedly bought the patent portfolio of the now-defunct company at the end of 2018, according to IAM. As Patently Apple notes, the patents Apple […]


Privacy, Security

How to set up a VPN

March 1, 2019

Via: The Verge

Virtual private networks (VPNs) can offer an additional layer of security and privacy. Whether you’re working on a public Wi-Fi network and want to escape prying eyes, or you’re worried about privacy in general, a VPN can offer a lot […]


Privacy, Security

The best hardware security keys for two-factor authentication

February 22, 2019

Via: The Verge

When it comes to protecting your data, SMS-based or app-based two-factor authentication using your smartphone is more secure than depending only on passwords. But it can also be time-consuming to set up and use. Hardware-based security keys provide a fast, […]


Privacy, Security

Researchers exploit Intel SGX to hide malware

February 13, 2019

Via: Techradar

A team of researchers have discovered a way to run malicious code on systems with Intel chips in such a way that antivirus software is unable to detect it. When the chip giant released its Skylake processors back in 2015, […]