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Facebook Could Be Hit With Multibillion Dollar Fine By The FTC

FACEBOOK COULD BE HIT WITH MULTIBILLION DOLLAR FINE BY THE FTC

Facebook has been hit with various privacy scandals over the past year or so, and for the most part the company has managed to escape...

Upcoming Google Maps Update Will Automatically Delete Location History

UPCOMING GOOGLE MAPS UPDATE WILL AUTOMATICALLY DELETE LOCATION HISTORY

Not a fan of Google storing your location history while using Google Maps? That's actually a feature that some are finding to be a...

 
 
 
Vizio Smart TVs show settlement information so you can claim your share

VIZIO SMART TVS SHOW SETTLEMENT INFORMATION SO YOU CAN CLAIM YOUR SHARE

You often hear news of high-profile cases being settled with some large fines, including those that were filed by consumers as a class...

More iOS apps discovered abusing certificates to bypass App Store

MORE IOS APPS DISCOVERED ABUSING CERTIFICATES TO BYPASS APP STORE

The investigation that revealed Facebook's and Google's misuse of their Enterprise Certificates have opened up a can of worms on both...

 
 
 
Ariana Grande tweeted the words 'trash' and 'literal bulls--' after Cardi B won the best rap album Grammy over Mac Miller

ARIANA GRANDE TWEETED THE WORDS 'TRASH' AND 'LITERAL BULLS--' AFTER CARDI B WON THE BEST RAP ALBUM GRAMMY OVER MAC MILLER

Cardi B's "Invasion of Privacy" won best rap album at the Grammys on Sunday. During her acceptance speech, Ariana Grande tweeted five...

Cardi B the first woman to win best rap album Grammy

CARDI B THE FIRST WOMAN TO WIN BEST RAP ALBUM GRAMMY

The rapper won for her album, "Invasion of Privacy."

 
 
 
PureVPN secures your web browsing for less than $3 per month

PUREVPN SECURES YOUR WEB BROWSING FOR LESS THAN $3 PER MONTH

Security and privacy are important, but that doesn't mean you can't make a saving! PureVPN is currently offering its service with a...

German Regulators Just Obliterated Facebook's Business Model, Citing Violations On Privacy, Data Collection

GERMAN REGULATORS JUST OBLITERATED FACEBOOK'S BUSINESS MODEL, CITING VIOLATIONS ON PRIVACY, DATA COLLECTION

German regulators have taken a stand against the Facebook advertising model, saying that the massive scale of data collection to which...

 
 
 
Apple to developers: disclose screen recording or get booted from App Store

APPLE TO DEVELOPERS: DISCLOSE SCREEN RECORDING OR GET BOOTED FROM APP STORE

Enlarge / The home screen on the iPhone XS. Apple has begun notifying developers who use screen-recording code in their apps to either...

Apple fixed two zero-day exploits in addition to FaceTime bug with iOS 12.1.4 update

APPLE FIXED TWO ZERO-DAY EXPLOITS IN ADDITION TO FACETIME BUG WITH IOS 12.1.4 UPDATE

Apple faced a great deal of public criticism for missing a scary privacy-invading FaceTime bug that a 14-year-old actually discovered...

 
 
 
Apple to developers: disclose screen recording or be removed from App Store

APPLE TO DEVELOPERS: DISCLOSE SCREEN RECORDING OR BE REMOVED FROM APP STORE

It has probably a frustrating start of the year for Apple. Never mind the ongoing iPhone ban in China and Germany or disappointing...

Apple cracking down on apps that record your iPhone's screen

APPLE CRACKING DOWN ON APPS THAT RECORD YOUR IPHONE'S SCREEN

Apple is quite serious about the privacy of iPhone and iPad users and is now warning developers that their apps will be removed from...

 
 
 
Popular iPhone apps caught recording screens without user knowledge

POPULAR IPHONE APPS CAUGHT RECORDING SCREENS WITHOUT USER KNOWLEDGE

Apple positions itself as a champion of privacy and security, especially on mobile, but recent events have shown that not everyone...

ISS toilet system privacy stall installation caused big water leak

ISS TOILET SYSTEM PRIVACY STALL INSTALLATION CAUSED BIG WATER LEAK

A NASA status report revealed a bit of drama involving the International Space Station's toilet last week. According to the report,...

 
 
 
To protect users' privacy, iOS 12.2 will limit Web apps' access to iPhone's sensors

TO PROTECT USERS' PRIVACY, IOS 12.2 WILL LIMIT WEB APPS' ACCESS TO IPHONE'S SENSORS

Enlarge / A user tries out features in ARKit. The beta for iOS 12.2 contains a change to mobile Safari that could have implications...

As law enforcement gets increasingly high-tech, is privacy being compromised?

AS LAW ENFORCEMENT GETS INCREASINGLY HIGH-TECH, IS PRIVACY BEING COMPROMISED?

Are we finally close to living in the crime-free future promised to us in the movie Minority Report... and just how much privacy will...

 
 
 
Apple has apologized for the Group FaceTime bug that allowed people to eavesdrop on other people's iPhones without consent

APPLE HAS APOLOGIZED FOR THE GROUP FACETIME BUG THAT ALLOWED PEOPLE TO EAVESDROP ON OTHER PEOPLE'S IPHONES WITHOUT CONSENT

Apple has apologized for the Group FaceTime bug which was publicized earlier this week. It was called a major privacy flaw and allowed...

Indian state government leaks thousands of Aadhaar numbers

INDIAN STATE GOVERNMENT LEAKS THOUSANDS OF AADHAAR NUMBERS

A lapse in security has led to the leaking of over a hundred thousand Aadhaar numbers, TechCrunch can reveal. One of the web systems...

 
 
 
Despite Numerous Privacy Scandals, Facebook's Active Users Grew 9% Last Year

DESPITE NUMEROUS PRIVACY SCANDALS, FACEBOOK'S ACTIVE USERS GREW 9% LAST YEAR

Facebook has just announced its quarterly earnings for the fourth quarter and its year-end results for 2018. It was able to beat analysts...

Advertisers are still pumping money into Facebook, even as the company is under fire over growing security and data concerns

ADVERTISERS ARE STILL PUMPING MONEY INTO FACEBOOK, EVEN AS THE COMPANY IS UNDER FIRE OVER GROWING SECURITY AND DATA CONCERNS

2018 was a rough year for Facebook with a number of scandals about how the company handles data and privacy. Facebook execs spoke during...