"PRIVACY" content on TweakTown - Page 1

We found 84 items for the tag: PRIVACY

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NSA might roll out transparency reports to try and ease spying scare

The NSA might begin publishing transparency reports to try and win over Internet users.

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Tor working on a way to hide instant messaging chat records

To dodge any potential surveillances, Tor plans to make a tool to force IM service to use their anonymous service.

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Edward Snowden sits down in a world-first interview

Edward Snowden sits down in a world-first interview, has some very scary things you need to hear.

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Researchers use NSA tricks to see just how much data it collects

Researchers make an app called MetaPhone, which collects metadata from your device, wants to see just how much the NSA can do.

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Google is pissed with the NSA, starts encrypting its traffic

Google begins encrypting its internal network, says 'F*** you' to the NSA.

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Do you use Google Chrome's autocomplete? You shouldn't

Google Chrome's autocomplete sends your private data, including your credit card details.

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NSA paid millions to US tech companies for their cooperation

US tech companies were handed what you and I would call a 'bribe' to cooperate with the NSA and its PRISM system.

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The NSA is tipping the DEA off, while the DEA covers it up

The NSA still tumbles down the rabbit hole, has been giving the DEA phone records of citizens, while the DEA covers it up.

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Snowden reveals another NSA spy program: XKeyscore

XKeyscore, yet another NSA program that takes your freedom away, revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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WSJ: FBI can remotely activate Android and laptop microphones

Thought you had privacy still? FBI can remotely activate Android and laptop microphones, reports WSJ.

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Using just basic tools, all GPS units across the world can be hacked

The world's GPS system has a massive security flaw and is open to hacks.

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The Washington Post adds a pile of new information on the NSA's PRISM program

NSA's PRISM program gets detailed once more, this time by The Washington Post.

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Facebook denies allegations that it handed over user data to Turkish government

Facebook denies that it shared user data with Turkish authorities.

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A petition demanding the US government to pardon Edward Snowden passes 100,000 signatures, forces the White House to respond

The White House is forced to respond to petition to pardon Edward Snowden.

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Head of the NSA defends spying, says they've foiled 50 terrorist plots - but at the price of US citizens' privacy?

NSA head defends spying on US citizens, says they've stopped 50 terrorist plots.

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Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower, provides some insight during a Q&A session

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden sits down for a Q&A session.

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Microsoft says Xbox One's Kinect sensor can be completely turned off

The Xbox One's Kinect sensor will be able to be shut off.

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It's not just the German government, but now the Civil Liberties Australia privacy group is concerned over the Xbox One

Civil Liberties Australia are also worried about the privacy on the Xbox One's constant monitoring.

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German government says the Xbox One is a monitoring device

German government says that the Xbox One is a next-gen monitoring device.

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Xbox One's new Kinect raises privacy concerns over always-on listening

Xbox One's new Kinect raises privacy concerns, could be used to spy on consumers.

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US citizens' phone calls, and all electronic data is captured and recorded by the FBI, accessible by the government

Former FBI agent claims all electronic data and voice calls are recorded and accessible to the US government.

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DHS' new intrusion detection and prevention system raises security concerns

DHS talk of their new EINSTEN 3 Accelerated security system, privacy concerns are now raised.

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