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From a privacy standpoint, alarm bells should be ringing when one company has a monopoly on our personal data.

Consumers who own a device that doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner are automatically going to be at higher risk

It’s also worth remembering before you send or respond to one of these messages, that anything you say in them can, and most likely will be shared publicly on Twitter.

This incident highlights that security teams at companies, especially those companies that handle highly sensitive consumer data as Monzo does, must do better to protect the integrity of that data.

If you allow your device to die each day, and charge the battery until 100 percent each night, your computer battery will only last for 500 days (less than two years).

At some point, we have to stop and ask ourselves whether the cost to our privacy are no longer outweighed by the benefits.

Persistent surveillance affects human behavior at a fundamental level. Our schools and universities have always been environments that promote academic exploration and nurture inquisitive minds.

The company's alleged ties to the Chinese government are enough to raise questions regarding the underlying motives of the company.

Congress’ attempt to crack down on the use of deepfakes is the first sign that legislators are acknowledging the dangers that this technology poses.

There's no reason why whoever bought this laptop couldn't go ahead, take that code, improve it, and come up with a brand new version.

GDPR strictly regulates the storage and collection of data around sexual orientation and behaviour but this is the very data a successful relationship robot would need to fulfill its function as a sexual partner.

Ray Walsh, a digital privacy expert at the online security website, warns that losing your master password could, however, put all your accounts at risk. You should use two-factor authentication when accessing your password manager.

The concept of being able to sign in without using a real email address is a step in the right direction for consumers. Being able to sign in without sharing a real email address removes one crucial bit of data from those services' hands.

Zuckerberg’s announcement shows that he is willing to make whatever potential advertising and financial sacrifices need to be made in order to achieve his vision of a more private social networking platform.

A user-friendly and privacy-minded Facebook would put the power back in the hands of its users,” said Sean McGrath, privacy expert at

Nest’s failure to disclose the onboard microphone included in its secure home security system is a massive oversight.

A study by and Kaspersky Lab in 2018 revealed that pirated Game of Thrones episodes carry the highest risk of containing malware.

If you grant an app permission to access your contacts list, GPS data, pictures -- or anything else -- you must assume it is using that data,

Millions of sports fans worldwide will descend onto the internet eagerly searching for a free stream. The result is every hacker’s dream,” said Ray Walsh Digital Privacy Expert

', a UK-based service, said it had seen a 1,500% jump in VPN searches by Zimbabweans. '

' reported a 1,560 percent surge in searches for Virtual Private Networks Monday and Tuesday'

'According to Ray Walsh, a cyber security expert at, unsecured smart home devices may actually be hiding potential “danger”.'

'"Responsibility is on parents to educate their children about online security risks " said Sean McGrath, cybersecurity advocate at security service comparison site'

'"Our reliance on technology and, as a consequence, our digital footprints, are growing at an exponential rate," says Sean McGrath, a privacy expert and cybersecurity advocate at'

'A survey by UK-based VPN price comparison and review site has revealed the state of online privacy in the US.'

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'Hackers are increasingly turning to pirated episodes of popular TV shows as a vehicle to deliver malicious software, according to new research released Sept. 26 from antivirus vendor Kapersky Lab and U.K.-based website'

' reported a 1,600% increase in traffic to its website from Uganda on the day that the tax was introduced.'

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