Privacy

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Webcams vs. Humans

Recent news about IP cameras being hacked and private footage sold unlawfully online has bestirred the Internet yet again. Such headlines are now unsurprising; however, one new case has a sensitive twist:

All about Android app permissions

Updated October 9, 2018: Google has changed app permission settings in Android Oreo, adding a new group called “Special app access.” More details are available in “App permissions in Android

How to tame your Web cookies

Have you ever visited Amazon.com only to find items you’d forgotten in your shopping cart? Returned to Hulu and found you were already logged in? Have you ever noticed how

What is a private messenger?

So, what is a private messenger? Many would just say that a messaging app is private if the messages it conveys are encrypted. But in reality, messaging privacy is a

Trapped in social networks

A recent survey of 4,831 active social network users, conducted by Kaspersky Lab in 12 countries, reveals that an overwhelming majority (78%) of respondents considered quitting their social networks —