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Facebook: We'll quit Europe, no more Instagram or Facebook for European users
Facebook: We'll quit Europe, no more Instagram or Facebook for European users
Facebook threatens to quit European markets unless data flow between United States and EU is kept intact. Move could involve both, Facebook and Instagram. 22 Sep 2020 - 4 comments
Your WhatsApp activity can be monitored, no matter what
Your WhatsApp activity can be monitored, no matter what
WhatsApp's online status is visible to everyone - and it can be used to build patterns and even to detect who you're chatting with. 21 Sep 2020 - 1 comment
Thousands of American companies have broken EU law for the past two weeks
Thousands of American companies have broken EU law for the past two weeks
EU Court terminated the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement, making it essentially illegal for American companies to store EU user data within U.S. soil. 03 Aug 2020 - 1 comment
Facebook decides to not taint WhatsApp with ads, for now
Facebook decides to not taint WhatsApp with ads, for now
World's most popular messaging platform, WhatsApp, has dodged a massive bullet. The owner of the messaging platform, Facebook, has been considering ...... 18 Jan 2020
Huge stash of Facebook users' phone numbers leaked
Huge stash of Facebook users' phone numbers leaked
Over 400 million phone numbers related to Facebook users has been recovered from a leak. The numbers consist users all around the globe and ...... 05 Sep 2019
Why was Netflix requesting physical activity data?
Why was Netflix requesting physical activity data?
Netflix is considered one of the pioneers in AB testing in the streaming service space, and the company has improved upon its layout, recommendations, ...... 02 Aug 2019
FaceApp is a Russian app - Will it leak your data to Putin's administration?
FaceApp is a Russian app - Will it leak your data to Putin's administration?
Does the FaceApp send all your images and data to Russian authorities? Yes and no. 18 Jul 2019
NRK: Nokia Android phone leaks data to Chinese servers
NRK: Nokia Android phone leaks data to Chinese servers
Nokia 7 Plus phone leaks sensitive information to Chinese servers. Without user's consent. 21 Mar 2019
Apple rewarding the teen that found critical FaceTime bug
Apple rewarding the teen that found critical FaceTime bug
One of the worst bugs in living memory was found just last week in Apple's video chat platform, FaceTime. The bug allowed a severe privacy ...... 05 Feb 2019 - 1 comment
Google loses a court case - Ordered to remove search results that include personal information of a convicted murderer
Google loses a court case - Ordered to remove search results that include personal information of a convicted murderer
Google has just lost a court case in Finland. The Supreme Administrative Court of Finland decided today that the search engine giant has to ...... 17 Aug 2018
Facebook admits: Yes, we read through your Messenger messages
Facebook admits: Yes, we read through your Messenger messages
Facebook has admitted that it scans and monitors all the messages sent through its Facebook Messenger service. 05 Apr 2018 - 16 comments
Apple confirms Siri privacy bug, fix coming
Apple confirms Siri privacy bug, fix coming
Apple's latest iOS versions have been in some hot water lately. As you probably remember, the current iteration of iPhone's (and iPad's) operating ...... 24 Mar 2018
Facebook: Send us all your nudes, so we can block their distribution
Facebook: Send us all your nudes, so we can block their distribution
Facebook has released a feature in Australia that sounds more like a teenage boys' prank than a real feature. Company asks people who are worried ...... 09 Nov 2017 - 4 comments
OnePlus decides collecting private data isn't nice after all
OnePlus decides collecting private data isn't nice after all
The Chinese smartphone OnePlus was a few days ago caught pants in their ankles collecting data from their customers. A OnePlus 2 user found ...... 15 Oct 2017
Senate voted to allow selling your browser history to advertisers
Senate voted to allow selling your browser history to advertisers
The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to allow service providers to sell private web browsing data to third parties, namely advertisers. Under Democratic ...... 25 Mar 2017 - 5 comments
1 million people now use Facebook through Tor
1 million people now use Facebook through Tor
Facebook has announced today that over 1 million people now access the social media site through Tor for a variety of reasons related to privacy, security and safety. 26 Apr 2016 - 10 comments
Google faces $18 million privacy fine
Google faces $18 million privacy fine
Google has been given until February to change its management of data from users or else face a fine of up to $18 million. 16 Dec 2014
15 percent of U.S. consumers had their personal data breached last year, most didn't care
15 percent of U.S. consumers had their personal data breached last year, most didn't care
According to a new survey by Consumer Reports, 15 percent of all U.S. consumers were victims of personal data breaches in 2013. 31 May 2014 - 1 comment
'Brightest Flashlight' Android app that stored location data without user consent gets no FTC fine
'Brightest Flashlight' Android app that stored location data without user consent gets no FTC fine
At the time, the FTC proposed a settlement with GoldenShores, run by just one individual (Erik Geidl), and the final terms have been revealed this week. 14 Apr 2014 - 3 comments
Meet the Blackphone: A privacy heavy high-end Android device
Meet the Blackphone: A privacy heavy high-end Android device
Silent Circle, the encrypted email service provider, and Geeksphone, the small Spanish smartphone startup best known for its early Firefox OS devices have launched a new device, the Blackphone. 15 Jan 2014 - 7 comments
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