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Samsung Launches ‘AltZLife’ to Boost Privacy

In a bid to empower people especially young smartphone users maintain privacy, Samsung on Monday launched a new feature called AltZLife that will help...

Instagram Bug Leaves People Worried Over Privacy

A bug in Facebook-owned Instagram has left some users bemused as they found a camera on the indicator for iOS 14 Beta even when...

Privacy Concerns Spark due to Chinese Virus Tracking Technology

While battling a new cluster of COVID-19 infections, authorities in Beijing have been quick to make use of geo-spatial information, collected through mobile tracking...

Zoom Unveils “5.0 Update” For Ensuring Users’ Safety and Privacy

After facing several security and privacy issues, video meet app Zoom on Wednesday released a much-awaited 5.0 update to its popular video conferencing service...

Twitter Rolls Back a Privacy Setting That Allowed Users To Stop Sharing Personal Data With Advertisers

In a weird move apparently to bring in more ad dollars, Twitter has rolled back a privacy setting that allowed users to stop sharing...

Netflix Unveils New improved Controls To Let Parents Take Greater Control of Their Child’s Watch History

Amid surge in demand for digital services due to the COVID-19 lockdown, streaming giant Netflix on Tuesday launched new, improved controls on its service...

Majority of Smartphone Apps Contain “Backdoor Secrets” Which Allow Hackers To Access Private Data

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered that a large number of mobile phone applications contain hardcoded 'backdoor secrets' allowing hackers to access private data or block...

New Mexico Attorney General Sues Google Over Allegedly Collecting Children’s Data

New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal data generated by children in violation of federal...

Google Having Access to Fitbit’s Data a Privacy Risk: EDPB

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) was warned the European Commission of the potential privacy risks of Google having access to Fitbit's data. This comes...

Amazon-Owned “Ring” Plans To Change Privacy Settings Amidst Controversy With Facebook, Google

Amazon-owned home security company Ring, which has been in the middle of a controversy for sharing data with Google and Facebook, is likely to...

Facebook Messenger Kids May Let Parents Check Child’s Chat Histories

In a bid to give parents more control over what their kids do on Facebook Messenger Kids, the company has added new privacy features...

Google Accidently Sends Private Videos of Some Users To Strangers, Accepts Fault

Google has admitted it accidently sent private videos of some users of its Google Photos service to strangers, blaming a technical glitch behind the...

CERN Decides to Shun Workplace by Facebook

The European Organisation for Nuclear Research or CERN has decided to shun enterprise connectivity platform Workplace by Facebook, citing concerns around the management of...

“Ring Doorbell” App Owned By Amazon Gets Accused Of Sending Users’ Data To Third Parties

The US-based digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EEF) has found that Amazon-owned Ring doorbell app is "packed" with third-party tracking, sending out...

New “Off-Facebook Activity” Tool On Facebook To Let Users Protect Browsing History

To give over two billion users more control over their privacy, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced several new features, including an 'Off-Facebook Activity'...

TikTok and DSCI Comes Together To Unveil Interactive Quiz on Online Privacy

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) and Chinese short-video making app TikTok on Monday have come together to launch an interactive and informative quiz...

Skills Required To Become An Information Security Analyst

Today’s rapid growth of technology comes along with the booming threat of cybercrime, thereby driving demand for more cybersecurity professionals. Here is a list...

There Are No Organized Crime Mafias in Cybercrime, Says Study

There is no 'Tony Soprano mob boss type' who is ordering cybercrime against financial institutions globally, say researchers, adding that there are no such...

Web Cookies Double ad Revenue For Publishers Online: Tech Report

Irritating for users most of the times, web cookies nearly double ad revenue for online publishers and if users decide to opt out of...

Popular Dating Apps Including Tinder Share User Data With Dozens of Companies

Ten popular apps, including dating apps like Tinder, OKCupid and Grindr, have been found sharing people's personal information with dozens of digital marketing and...

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