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Category: Privacy

A boost for anonymity: Tor browser for Android unveiled

The Tor browser, a staple for desktop Internet users who want to remain anonymous, is finally available in an alpha…

ePrivacy Regulation: Seven critical areas the proposed law targets

The EU’s ePrivacy Regulation is facing obstacles and opposition, but it is expected to take effect soon. Here’s what you…

Ad infinitum: Ad blocking tips to ease the advertising overload

Feeling overwhelmed with ads or hidden trackers when you browse the web? Ad blocking using a custom HOSTS file may…

ePrivacy Regulation: The latest EU overhaul you must deal with now

Feel pretty good about the new GDPR because you have all the compliance issues sorted out? Don’t relax. The new…

Comcast Xfinity website leaks customer data — twice

Comcast Xfinity has been hit by two data leaks that could have exposed customer information. While Comcast says no accounts…

U.S. Supreme Court decision on mobile location data a boost for privacy protection

Privacy protection in the United States received a needed boost as a result of a recent Supreme Court decision that…

Internet privacy: Protecting your anonymity on the web in 2018

By default, Internet privacy is almost nonexistent — your activity is watched and logged by your provider. But there are…

Big gulp: Coca-Cola data breach caused by disgruntled ex-employee

Even the biggest companies are not immune from cybersecurity incidents caused by their own employees or former employees, a fact…

TeenSafe app suffers massive leak, exposes thousands of kids’ personal data

Popular monitoring app TeenSafe has experienced a major data leak that can endanger the very customers it claims to protect.

It’s a small world after all: GDPR across borders

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect, so we will soon get real-world results of what happens when…