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Recent Privacy Stories
As demand for Zoom increases, the app is slowly turning out to be a privacy nightmare. Latest research shows the app sharing user data with Facebook even if the user doesn't have a Facebook account.
Microsoft is soon going to give commercial users more control over what diagnostic data is collected in Windows 10, introduces changes in latest Insider build.
In celebration of Data Privacy Day, Facebook is bringing its Off-Facebook Activity tool to everyone around the world and prompting users to review their privacy settings.
Apple confirms it tracks location data on the iPhone 11 for its new spatial awareness feature, will offer option to disable in an upcoming iOS update.
Facebook launches a brand new market research app that pays users for answering surveys, and it's being very careful about how it collects and uses the data collected.
Microsoft said today that it will support the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) everywhere in the United States.
Facebook says roughly 100 of its "partners" were able to get unauthorised access to users' personal information from an error on its Groups API.
Twitter's latest mistake? It used your phone number and email address to allow advertisers to target ads on your timeline.
Amazon is putting a focus on privacy with new Alexa features after announcing a whole bunch of new Alexa-powered hardware.
The European Court of Justice ruled that the EU’s “right to be forgotten” rule cannot be enforced outside of Europe.
Apple's GM version of iOS 13 that's shipping on September 19 reportedly includes a privacy bug that gives you access to your full contacts list without having to unlock the phone.
Amazon working on a new payment system that uses computer vision and depth geometry to let you pay for things by scanning your hand.
Facebook says new users will no longer have their faces in photos scanned automatically, and existing users will be given the option to opt-out.
Google announces its plans for the Privacy Sandbox, a new system that plans to allow publishers to show relevant ads with jeopardizing user privacy.
After researchers found 7 apps that allow people to track your location, SMS and call history, Google pulled them from the Play Store.
Microsoft is testing a new tracking prevention feature on its new Edge browser that helps users keep their data safe from sneaky tracking scripts on websites.
After web activity data, Google now lets you delete your location history data every 3 or 18 months as it looks to give users more control over their privacy.
Apple and Google are both terrible in their own ways. But while one has the upper hand when it comes to marketing privacy, that won't help it win this war.
Almost a year after GDPR went into effect, Microsoft is calling for the US to have its own privacy framework that works with GDPR.
Thanks to mounting fears of Big Tech’s privacy invasions, the world is about to change. And Microsoft is poised to ride this wave to great success.
After pulling apps that mirror functionality to Screen TIme, Apple is facing backlash but says these products were abusing business features.
While it appreciates Apple’s stance on privacy, Mozilla is calling on the firm to make a change that would improve customer privacy even further.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg promises major privacy reform for its services as it looks to focus on end-to-end encryption.
Facebook lets anyone look up your account using the phone number you use for 2FA to protect your account.
Facebook now lets you stop its Android app from tracking your location when the app is not in use.
Apple releases new iOS update to fix FaceTime bug that allowed users to listen to the recipient's phone before they even picked up the call.