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Category: App security


App security, Applications

Facebook’s latest privacy feature sounds too good to be true

May 2, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

Facebook’s F8 even could not have arrived at a better time for the company, as the Cambridge Analytica scandal is almost forgotten. Mark Zuckerberg announced a bunch of new features for Facebook and all its other products, while mildly addressing […]


App security, Applications

The best privacy and security apps for Android

April 24, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Let’s get one thing out of the way right off the bat: If you’re looking for recommendations about Android security suites or other malware-scanning software, you’ve come to the wrong place. Why? Because, like most people who closely study Android, […]


App security, Applications

The best password managers for Android

April 5, 2018

Via: Computerworld

Protecting your online accounts is more important now than ever — and using a password manager is one of the easiest and most effective ways to do it. Why? It’s simple: Reusing passwords puts you at a heightened risk for […]


App security, Applications

Facebook gains after announcing new privacy tools (FB)

March 28, 2018

Via: Bussinessinsider

Shares of Facebook are set to open up about 1%, near $154, Wednesday after the company said it would release new tools to let users control data already harvested by the social network. In the wake of an ongoing scandal […]


App security, Applications, News and Press

Facebook’s new privacy scandal has come at the worst possible time for the company

March 26, 2018

Via: Bussinessinsider

Facebook has yet another privacy scandal on its hands, its second in two weeks. This time, the company is being criticised for storing logs of message and calls of some of its users who signed into Facebook using its Android […]


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Facebook data-mining fallout continues with lawsuit and privacy petition

March 21, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

The fallout from the Facebook privacy controversy continues. After it was revealed that a firm of political consultants carried out a data-harvesting exercise disguised as a personality quiz, the latest developments include a lawsuit and a Mozilla-led petition for privacy […]


App security, Applications

Facebook is more dangerous than ever. You can make it stop

March 19, 2018

Via: Mashable

Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west, created by a cigarette corporation to sell a fatal product. People knew this and used that product anyway, at great detriment to themselves and those around them […]


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Facebook publishes privacy principles for the first time

January 29, 2018

Via: CNET

Facebook is getting transparent about privacy. The social network publicly published its privacy principles for the first time on Monday and is also releasing a series of educational videos to help users understand how the company uses their data, and […]


App security, Applications

Facebook just acquired technology to quickly verify someone’s ID

January 24, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

Facebook just purchased a startup that allows its customers to quickly verify that someone’s identification documentation is authentic. It’s unclear at this time what Facebook plans to do with the technology, but it’s not unreasonable to assume that Facebook may […]


App security, Applications

Facebook and WhatsApp malware attack is yet another stark reminder: Be wary of links

January 19, 2018

Via: Mashable

Hackers continue to successfully dupe people into clicking on shady (though carefully disguised) links, thereby gaining access to the text messages, Facebook accounts, and e-mails on both computers and phones. A new in-depth cybersecurity report — undertaken by the cybersecurity […]