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Ring Doorbell App Reveals Personal Data, EFF Warns

Privacy threat? Ring app for Android is packed with third-party tracking software, Electronic Frontier Foundation has warned

5 hours ago

Twitter Demands AI Firm Cease Facial Image Collection

Privacy concern. Cease-and-desist letter from Twitter to AI firm Clearview demands it stop collecting photos from social media platforms

5 days ago

Apple Dropped iCloud Encryption Plan After FBI Pressure – Report

Privacy versus security. FBI complaint two years ago halted Apple's plans to fully encrypt iCloud backups, it is alleged in…

1 week ago

President Trump Slams Apple Over Pensacola Shooter Case

President of the US wades into privacy and encryption case of Apple and the unlocking of iPhones belonging to dead…

2 weeks ago

Apple Hits Back Over ‘Refusal’ To Unlock Pensacola Shooter’s iPhones

Here we go again. US Attorney General says Apple failed to help unlock terrorist iPhones, but Apple says it has…

2 weeks ago

Chat App ToTok Is Spy Tool For UAE – Report

ToTok chat and messaging app that is popular in UAE, is allegedly a spy tool for the government, it is…

1 month ago

Google Staffer Claims She Was Fired Over Worker Rights

Security engineer claims she was fired for Chrome popup about the protection of worker rights at the search engine giant

1 month ago

US Senators Threaten Tech Firms With Encryption Regulation

Give law enforcement access to encryption or we will regulate the technology, US Senators threaten tech firms Facebook and Apple

2 months ago

Apple iPhone Collects Location Data Even If Turned Off, Warns Krebs

Flagship iPhone 11 Pro will track a user's location, even when location settings are turned off, researcher warns. Apple promises…

2 months ago

FBI Warns Of FaceApp ‘Counterintelligence Threat’

Russian connection over app that ages people’s faces, results in FBI issuing an official warning of its 'counterintelligence threat'

2 months ago