Trending
Heat Index
Posts Tagged ‘Privacy’
Most Recent
 
Read More

Private contact data of millions of Instagram users was reportedly exposed

Facebook is investigating a report that claims the private contact data for millions of the influencers, brands, and celebrities who use the company’s Instagram subsidiary has been exposed online.

That news comes via TechCrunch, which recounted in a post on Monday that an unprotected database hosted by Amazon Web Services included private emails and phone numbers for millions of high-profile Instagram users. In all, more than 49 million records were reportedly contained in the database.

10
 
Read More

Of course Google tracks your purchase history using Gmail

Yes Google collects purchase data, because it always has, and that’s not all it collects.

CNBC seems to think it’s breaking some sort of news in pointing out the fact that Google uses Gmail to track your online purchase history. The revelation comes from seeing a (relatively) new Google Account page that lets you view every purchase that Google has stored, which rightfully bothers some who didn’t realize this was something Google was collecting; or, at least in this much detail. While this is a great PSA for people to be reminded that Google does keep track of this sort of thing, it’s neither new nor particularly surprising. Why? Because Google has [...]

2
 
Read More

Huawei offers to sign a no-spy agreement with governments

The UK defense minister Gavin Williamson was recently fired for allegedly leaking Huawei would be involved with its 5G networks.

What you need to know

5
 
Read More

12 Things You Should Never Do Online

It’s something that none of us can live without any more, but the online world also has some dangers. The combination of anonymity and familiarity can lead to mistakes. Some can just be embarrassing if your friends hear about them, others can cause security problems and even lead to ID theft. Whatever the consequences, here ae twelve things you really should never do online.

12. Don’t use the same password for multiple sites

The reality of the internet today is that if you have data out there, at some point, one of the companies that have it are going to be hacked. If you use the same password for multiple sites, that means hackers, or whoever they sell your data too, [...]

818
Reviews
 
Is a Chromebook a good business laptop?
 
Honor 20 Pro hands-on review
 
OnePlus 7 Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus: Which Android powerhouse is for you?
Latest Headlines
 
Top Samsung insider teases some big Galaxy Note 10 design changes we didn’t see coming
 
Google Pixel 4 will reportedly ditch physical buttons and display notch
 
Samsung insider teases breakthrough phone design coming in the second half of 2019
 
Details about Samsung’s Galaxy Fold design changes have leaked
 
Fresh leak shows an exciting new design for Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 XL
SUBSCRIBE
How To
 
How to minimize/save cellular data usage on Android with a few simple settings
 
How to manage multiple Instagram accounts
 
How to cancel your Crave subscription now that Game of Thrones is over
 
How to enable screen recording in Android Q Beta 3
 
How to turn off or remove Digital Wellbeing on Google Pixel devices
Apps