Tagged With Privacy

An Android flaw lets apps secretly access people's cameras and upload the videos to an external server


Macy's tells customers their payment information may have been stolen by hackers


How to use private browsing on your iPhone, and turn it off when you're done browsing



TikTok chief says if China's president asked for a video to be taken down or access to TikTok user data he would refuse


How to turn off AirDrop on your iPhone in 2 ways, to prevent anyone from sending you unwanted files


A new ruling bars border agents from searching travellers' phones or laptops for no reason, and privacy advocates are calling it a major victory



Facebook users are noticing a bug that lets the app access their iPhone's camera while they're scrolling through their newsfeed


Apple just removed an iPhone app that made it easy for people to stalk the activity of their friends and partners on Instagram


You can't delete your Venmo history, but you can make all past and future transactions private — here's how to do it


California's attorney general reveals he's investigating Facebook over privacy issues, and says it's not complying with subpoenas


Facebook fought to keep a trove of thousands of explosive internal documents and emails secret. They were just published online in full.


How to password protect a folder in Windows 10, to keep your files safe from prying eyes



Yelp, Airbnb, Twitter, and other apps are secretly rating you as a consumer. Here's how to check your score.


The ACCC is suing Google over the collection of personal location data – here’s why it matters


Facial recognition is on the rise, but artificial intelligence is already being trained to recognise humans in new ways — including gait detection and heartbeat sensors


Clicking this link lets you see what Google thinks it knows about you based on your search history — and some of its predictions are eerily accurate



Microsoft funded an Israeli facial recognition startup whose tech is reportedly being used to secretly surveil Palestinians


An IT company with ties to Trump's brother won a $33 million government contract, and it's reportedly drawing protests from other bidders


How to turn off Cortana on a Windows 10 computer, so it doesn't take up power and can't hear or respond to your voice


A Yale professor and Goldman Sachs veteran are teaming up on an eccentric new blockchain-powered social network to try to make Facebook irrelevant