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The Tor Project laid off 13 staff members due to coronavirus

The Tor Project says the layoffs were required to keep its service available.

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Codalyn unveils Privacy

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Expert opinion: the best online privacy tool (sponsored)

Do you use a VPN for internet privacy and safety? Maybe it's worth considering.

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Under Armour data breach effects 150 million accounts

Under Armour breached, details of over 150 million MyFitnessPal users leaked.

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New email privacy bill actually sailed unanimously through Congress

The Email Privacy Act was just passed in the US House of Representatives unanimously and requires a warrant for old emails.

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Protect your smartphone privacy with this blocking device

Scramble your signal, block your camera and send confusing sound to your microphone with this crazy smartphone and all-in-one desktop security device.

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Privoro Announces the First of Its Kind Privacy Guard for Smartphones and Desktops

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256 iOS apps outed for privacy violations, to be removed from store

Third-party advertising SDK behind hundreds of iOS app privacy violations.

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Microsoft quells Windows 10 privacy concerns

Microsoft assures Windows 10 users there's nothing to worry about regarding privacy.

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Spotify quickly apologizes due to privacy changes causing anger

Spotify apologizes for privacy changes.

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Google Chrome has snuck in an audio listener onto your PC

Chrome has downloaded and installed a listening protocol on your computer in the background without us noticing.

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Americans think privacy is important, but doubt its possibility

More than 9 out of 10 Americans believe data control is important, though doubtful it is a realistic goal anymore.

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Drones will be used by London police to monitor airports

Growing number of London airports will soon have drones used to help conduct surveillance for airport safety.

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NSA director says 'backdoors' into tech companies doesn't harm privacy

The director of the NSA will continue building backdoors into IT companies' products.

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Google puts FBI on blast for invasive privacy practices against users

Google publishes open letter to FBI regarding its surveillance activities.

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NCSA celebrates national Data Privacy Day by releasing privacy survey

Today is National Data Privacy Day, and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) has some data for you

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ACLU: DEA conducting massive license plate reader operation

The DEA has operated a massive license plate reader program since 2008.

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Protesters irked as San Francisco Bay Area agencies want drones

Interest among drone use by police agencies in SF Bay Area have residents, protesters concerned.

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Word-of-mouth driving IoT adoption, as privacy concerns remain

Majority of home Internet of Things (IoT) purchases based on word-of-mouth and in-store referrals, research says.

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Panasonic behind all green sustainable smart city Fujisawa

Panasonic get behind this all-green sustainable city. Brilliant idea, but is it delving too far into the publics privacy?

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UN General Assembly passes digital privacy protection resolution

UN General Assembly passes digital privacy resolution.

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SS7 security flaw enables hackers to read your text messages

German researchers find out that some of our mobile signal towers are leaking information into all who wish to see it.

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Privacy experts unsure what to make of future privacy for Web users

Privacy experts don't seem to have a happy outlook for the future of Internet privacy for users across the world.

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iOS users care more about security, privacy than Android users

A new report indicates Apple iOS care more about privacy and security users more than Google Android.

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FBI pose as Internet technicians to secure evidence on a hotel guest

The FBI wanted to get access to a hotel guest's room without a warrant, so they did the next best thing: posed as Internet technicians.

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FTC speaking with Apple regarding healthcare privacy of HealthKit

FTC is speaking with Apple regarding Apple Watch health data privacy.

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Automakers step up in their effort to protect driver privacy

Automakers in the United States have given the FTC a letter regarding customer privacy.

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Ex-teen hacker apologizes to Paris Hilton for stealing pictures

Hacker who stole nude photographs of Paris Hilton in 2005 is headed back to prison, but not before apologizing to the hotel heiress turned actress/DJ.

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GCHQ chief says digital privacy is not an 'absolute right' for users

Don't expect the GCHQ to change its course on snooping and surveillance, with new chief saying privacy was never an "absolute right" for users.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook recently was in China to discuss privacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Chinese government officials to discuss privacy concerns as it wants to expand Apple Pay into China.

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Anonabox, a $45 router that routes your traffic through Tor

Anonabox hits Kickstarter, and for $45 it will anonymize your Internet traffic, routing your Internet connection through the Tor network.

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Verizon will pay $7.4 million for violating subscriber privacy

Verizon and the FCC reach a settlement, and the company will pay a $7.4 million fine to end privacy investigation.

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Thousands rally behind lawsuit that claims Facebook broke EU data law

Over 17,000 people have joined a lawsuit against Facebook accusing it of assisting the NSA's spying programme.

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Russia wants source code from Apple and SAP to prove they're not spies

Citing surveillance concerns in a post-Snowden revelations world, Russia now wants to see source code from Apple and SAP.

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Russia posts hundreds of thousands dollar bounty to de-anonymize Tor

Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs is offering a fat wad of cash to whoever can successfully de-anonymize The Onion Router.

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Obama administration: Fourth Amendment doesn't apply to online storage

This shouldn't surprise you, but the US government has said that online storage isn't protected by the Fourth Amendment.

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User's data can be extracted from smartphones post factory reset

Security experts bought some second-hand smartphones, and were able to extract a lot of data, including selfies of those showing off their 'hardware'

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Google legal chief shines light on EU right to be forgotten delistings

Google's legal chief, David Drummond, has detailed in a statement how Google has been approaching Europe's new right to be forgotten privacy law.

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Celebrity houses have just been scrubbed from Google Street View

The properties of household names like Tony Blair have started to appear as digitally altered or removed altogether on Google's mapping service.

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Man fined for defacing ex-girlfriend's Facebook page

In a landmark ruling, a man in Ireland has been made to pay a fine after being found guilty of maliciously defacing a woman's Facebook profile.

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UK privacy chief warns wearables must comply with data law

Britain's Information Commissioner's Office warned companies using wearable tech must still obey UK privacy law.

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Google starts chopping search results in EU's 'right to be forgotten'

Now that a European court has ruled web users have the right to be forgotten, Google faces a massive backlog of search removal requests.

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Vodafone says phones on its networks in 29 countries are tapped

Vodafone report outlines the way that governments request information for it and says that phones in 29 countries where it operates are tapped.

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Anti-snooping server sails past $1m crowdfunding target in hours

A private server that hopes to secure SMEs against prying eyes has cleared its $1m target in just over an hour.

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Privacy campaigner creates Google Glass jamming device

Irritated by the potential pervasiveness of Google Glass, one member of Stop The Cyborgs has built a program that stops Google Glass from connecting at all.

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China plans month-long assault on "rumor"-spreading WeChat users

China is planning on launching a month-long offensive on instant messaging users who are spreading "rumors" of violence.

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Facebook now sets all new post to "Friends Only" by default

Facebook has just begun making your new status updates more private and setting them viewable only to friends by default.

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Facebook anonymous login feature limits sharing of information

Facebook is currently testing a new anonymous login feature that limits the amount of data shared with the social network.

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Google ends student email data mining for ad targeting

Google pledges to stop data mining student email accounts for data that was used to target ads at students outside of school.

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Massive FBI facial recognition database has privacy experts worried

The EFF and privacy experts are concerned over the growing FBI NGI facial recognition program, which will have more than 50 million photos by end of 2015.

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