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How to check if your private photos were exposed due to Facebook’s latest bug

Facebook had to acknowledge another security issue late last week which impacted up to 6.8 million users. The bug exposed private photos, Facebook explained, allowing apps to access content that users hadn’t shared.

Facebook has fixed the issue and said it planned to issue a tool for app developers to determine which of their customers might have been impacted by the bug. But the good news is that you can also manually check to see if your photos have been exposed to app developers without your knowledge.

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Fake heads are predictably great at fooling Android face unlock

Facial recognition on Android isn’t the most robust method of securing your phone; it even says as much when you set it up. It shouldn’t be very surprising, then, that it can be fooled by what is probably the least likely thing someone trying to get into your device will have access to: a lifelike, 3D-printed replica of your head.

Forbes tested facial recognition unlock methods against a creepy 3D-printed head on five devices: OnePlus 6, both Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and Note 8, the LG G7 ThinQ, and the iPhone X. Read More

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‘123456’ & ‘Password’ Are at the Top of the ‘Worst Passwords’ List for Fifth Straight Year

SplashData has once again published its annual list of the worst passwords of the year, compiled from five million passwords that were leaked on the internet this year.

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Is somebody watching you? How to stop apps from tracking your location

If you don’t like the idea of your every movement being tracked by apps on the phone in your pocket, then you may want to turn location tracking off. We take a look at how to do it on an iPhone or Android phone in this easy guide.

The post Is somebody watching you? How to stop apps from tracking your location appeared first on Digital Trends.

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