- News tagged "privacy"
Thursday, 17 Nov 2016
US-based security company Kryptowire uncovered a third-party software running on several Blu phones which transmits user data such as text messages, call history and contact list to a server in Shanghai without their knowledge.
Friday, 26 Aug 2016
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
You may want to reconsider using the Runkeeper app on your Android phone after reading this.
Friday, 15 Apr 2016
Microsoft has sued the US Justice Department over its right to inform customers when the government has accessed their data. Microsoft is sometimes bound by secrecy orders that prohibit it from telling its customers about requests of this nature.
Friday, 19 Feb 2016
John McAfee, the founder of antivirus software McAfee, offered a deal to the FBI that his team of hackers can decrypt the information on the San Bernardino iPhone in three weeks without the need for Apple to put a backdoor. Hit the link to find out how he plans to do it.
Monday, 28 Dec 2015
China just passed a new anti-terrorism law that would allow the government authorities to demand technical data and help on breaking account encryption from tech companies.
Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015
Starting today, Uber will now use disguised phone numbers for both riders and drivers, while retaining features that allow both parties to contact each other via the taxi-booking app.
Friday, 9 Oct 2015
The new number masking feature protects your phone number from being exploited, and this new GrabTaxi feature applies to both drivers and passengers for taxi and car bookings.
Friday, 31 Jul 2015
Silent Circle has announced that its next-generation Blackphone 2 will support Google's Android for Work program, giving users more flexibility in managing and securing personal and work data on the same phone.
Thursday, 23 Oct 2014
With Xiaomi aiming to be a global player in mobile phones, International VP Hugo Barra has disclosed that the Chinese company will be moving its international user data to servers outside of China. Users in China will still have their data on local servers.