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Privacy

Apple postpones unveiling privacy feature on iPhones as apps complain about ad revenue loss

Facebook has said that the privacy feature in iOS 14 would deliver a blow to many apps at a time that they are struggling amid coronavirus.

04 Sep 2020 4:40 PM

Facebook expresses concern about privacy—of its employees, says EU probe goes too far

The company says the wording of commission requests casts a net so wide it will haul in Facebook employees’ private messages and more.

28 Jul 2020 4:38 PM

Zoom introduces security measures to ensure there is no more Zoombombing

Last week’s embarrassing hacking of official group calls by naked men exposed the lack of security in the videoconferencing web app

05 Apr 2020 2:58 PM

Exhibition in China reflects on loss of anonymity to recognition technology

It offers a rare public space for reflection on increasingly pervasive surveillance by tech companies and the government.

25 Dec 2019 4:35 PM

Govt was fully aware of snoopgate, want thorough probe: Mamata Banerjee

Countering chief minister's remarks, BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said it is habit of Mamata Banerjee govt to spy on others.

03 Nov 2019 9:53 AM

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In second alert, WhatsApp informed breach of 121 Indians: sources

This was the second alert after May which was sent by WhatsApp to the Indian authorities about the privacy breach.

03 Nov 2019 9:19 AM

Kaspersky’s solution aims to combat security/privacy risks from civilian drones

The mass adoption of this revolutionary technology could be affected by the negative connotations often associated with drones.

31 Oct 2019 10:46 AM

Google offers incognito mode for Maps in privacy push

Google has raced to launch a slew of privacy-related features as the search giant and social media companies face heat from users.

03 Oct 2019 7:37 AM

Google says its making user audio recording storage from its assistant more secure

This follows after months of questioning & suspicion by privacy activists as well as the media over AI using companies' privacy measures.

23 Sep 2019 8:50 PM

Threesome app exposes 1.5 million users’ data from White House to 10 Downing Street

3Fun has been categorized as being “probably the worst security for any dating app ever seen.”

10 Aug 2019 1:44 PM

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US imposes record USD 5 bn fine, restrictions on Facebook in privacy probe

Federal Trade Commission said the penalty was the largest ever imposed on any company for violating consumers' privacy.

24 Jul 2019 7:18 PM

Major Facebook Messenger loophole allowed children to chat with strangers

A loophole allowed children to enter group chats with unapproved users.

24 Jul 2019 7:35 AM

Privacy of citizens a severe casualty under BJP govt: Congress

Surjewala cited a news report, which alleged that the government has given out data of citizens, while levelling the charges.

13 Jul 2019 9:15 AM

Did you know Google keeps a log of all your purchases? We are outraged

Google states that it is done so you can query the Assistant about your order status or if you want to reorder something.

08 Jul 2019 12:25 PM

SC issues notices to Centre, UIDAI on petition challenging Aadhar ordinance

Petition filed said it creates ‘backdoor to permit private parties’ to access Aadhaar eco-system, thus enabling surveillance of citizens.

05 Jul 2019 6:57 PM

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‘Can't have cart before horse’: Mahua Moitra attacks Aadhaar over privacy

‘This bill strikes at the very heart of the primacy of an individual, and privacy of an individual's data,’ Moitra said.

04 Jul 2019 8:35 PM

Economic Survey: Data must be 'of the people, by the people, for the people'

Economic Survey for 2018-19 asserted that benefits of creating data as public good can be generated within legal framework of data privacy.

04 Jul 2019 1:40 PM

Amazon’s scary admission should worry every customer

The declaration was made in a very matter-of-fact way that makes it all the more alarming.

04 Jul 2019 12:21 PM

Facebook ordered by judge to turn over data privacy records

Cambridge Analytica used profiling techniques to predict and influence voter behaviour.

01 Jun 2019 12:30 PM

Twitter accidentally shares user location data with advertising partner

The social media platform said the information collected was not retained and only existed in their systems for a short time.

14 May 2019 10:33 AM

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