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Category: Privacy protection


Network security, Privacy protection

Sonos: Accept new privacy policy or devices ‘may cease to function’

August 24, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Sonos, that’s a really jerky thing to do — to tell your customers they must accept your new privacy policy or else those high-dollar wireless speakers will slowly die. Sonos speakers are certainly not cheap, but those who weren’t afraid […]


Privacy protection

Who will own the data from your autonomous car?

August 17, 2017

Via: Naked Security

Who owns your car? Assuming it’s paid off, you might think you do. It’s your responsibility to maintain it. If something breaks, you have to pay to fix it. If you hit somebody or something with it, you’re liable for […]


Privacy protection

Top 5 tools to protect internet privacy

August 8, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Years ago when Google, Bing, Yahoo, Facebook, Amazon, and hundreds of other organizations began harvesting and monetizing user data, the public outcry resulted in a multitude of internet privacy protection products and services. And with our government deciding to allow […]


Privacy protection

Google wants to track you in real life – privacy group says, ‘No way!’

August 7, 2017

Via: Naked Security

There’s a long-term marketing bugaboo that Google has plans to fix: how to convince its clients that their ad dollars are turning into sweet payola. As Google announced at its annual Marketing Next conference in May, it will go beyond […]


Featured, Privacy protection

Is online anonymity just a myth?

August 4, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

Browsing anonymity may seem appealing for various reasons. Regardless of whether they have something worth hiding/protecting or not, those who know better appreciate the value of online privacy protection. But is VPN-supported anonymity all it is rumored to be, or […]


Featured, Privacy protection

I spy with my digital eye… smartphone-induced risks

August 1, 2017

Via: Russel Edwards

The idea that smartphone cameras may represent cybersecurity risks is not new. Smartphone-induced risks have plagued researchers from the beginning of this trendy devices’ rise. In time, specialists analyzed various scenarios. More recently, an official incident determined a new wave […]


Privacy protection

Senators to release bipartisan legislation on email privacy

July 27, 2017

Via: The Hill

Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) are expected to unveil legislation Thursday that will force the government to obtain warrants to look at Americans’ emails, according to three sources with knowledge of the bill. The bill, titled the ECPA Modernization Act of […]


Access control, Privacy protection

3 Ways to Keep Your Data Private When You’re in Public

July 21, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Public Wi-Fi has made it easier than ever to be productive no matter where you are – at the airport, in a coffee shop and, in some communities, even just sitting on a park bench. But that productivity can come […]


Privacy protection

The 5 worst big data privacy risks (and how to guard against them)

July 17, 2017

Via: CSO Online

Big data, as its proponents have been saying for nearly a decade now, can bring big benefits: advertisements focused on what you actually want to buy, smart cars that can help you avoid collisions or call for an ambulance if […]


Privacy protection

Telcos Singled Out for Prioritizing Government Requests for Data Over Privacy

July 11, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Telecommunications giants don’t seem to have any interest in shaking their legacy of complicity with government requests for user data. The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s latest Who Has Your Back report singles out AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Comcast as its lowest performers, saying […]