Tag Archives: privacy

Is backing up your data the same as exposing it? In this case – Yes!

Losing contacts from your mobile phone is highly inconvenient. There’s seems to be a solution –  You can find them online! The catch? Your contacts are in a publicly accessible place. Seriously. If you care for your privacy you should always be suspicious about “Cloud Backup” solutions you find in the Google Play Store. The […]

Adobe gathers data from your eBook reader

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Security and privacy violations in Adobe’s Digital Editions eBook and PDF reader were discovered last week. “This is a privacy and security breach so big that I am still trying to wrap my head around the technical aspects, much less the legal aspects,” researcher Nate Hoffelder wrote in The Digital Reader blog post. If you […]

Adobe gathers data from your eBook reader

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Security and privacy violations in Adobe’s Digital Editions eBook and PDF reader were discovered last week. “This is a privacy and security breach so big that I am still trying to wrap my head around the technical aspects, much less the legal aspects,” researcher Nate Hoffelder wrote in The Digital Reader blog post. If you […]

Think celebrities are the only ones that can get hacked? Think again…

News broke on Sunday that nude photos of female celebrities were posted on the photo sharing site 4Chan. Along with the news came many theories and discussions as to how the hacker managed to collect intimate photos and videos from a long list of celebrities. While figuring out how the hacker accessed these intimate files […]

How to look like an idiot on Facebook and Twitter

Looking like an idiot on social networks like Facebook and Twitter is not too difficult. Many people have achieved this state of being without much thought at all. So c’mon! With a little effort and commitment you can lose your job, get arrested, or alienate your friends! Here are the top 3 ways you can […]

Facebook Messenger app stirs privacy pot

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Lately, you may have noticed that when you try to send messages through Facebook’s mobile app on your phone and tablet, you are prompted to download the standalone Facebook Messenger app. It’s a cool app which allows you to message your Facebook friends, send picture and video messages, and call any of your Facebook friends […]

Facebook Messenger app stirs privacy pot

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Lately, you may have noticed that when you try to send messages through Facebook’s mobile app on your phone and tablet, you are prompted to download the standalone Facebook Messenger app. It’s a cool app which allows you to message your Facebook friends, send picture and video messages, and call any of your Facebook friends […]

Our pressing need for ‘now’ does not translate to a want for security breaches

Recode is running a series leading from its “I want it now” piece about people who have grown accustomed to having their desires met on a whim through the aid of savvy entrepreneurs and tech innovators eager to cash in. We can all relate to “I want it now”. I feel myself growing impatient in […]

Our pressing need for ‘now’ does not translate to a want for security breaches

Recode is running a series leading from its “I want it now” piece about people who have grown accustomed to having their desires met on a whim through the aid of savvy entrepreneurs and tech innovators eager to cash in. We can all relate to “I want it now”. I feel myself growing impatient in […]