Web Privacy Tag

facebook

Facebook changes default privacy settings

May 25, 20143 Comments4564 Views

(Social Media) Facebook has updated the privacy settings for the account defaults, but it is not a privacy fail-safe; you still need to take action.

heartbleed

Has the Heartbleed bug really harmed anyone...

Apr 28, 2014No Comments3173 Views

(Tech News) The Heartbleed bug has nabbed headlines for weeks, but has it actually done damage to anyone? It depends on who you ask...

getty

Be extremely cautious before you use Getty&...

Mar 18, 20141 Comment3789 Views

(Tech News) Getty Images is now offering millions of free professional photos for your site, but the Terms of Service outline some catches you must know about.

disappear

How to quickly and completely disappear onl...

Mar 11, 2014No Comments2659 Views

(Tech News) If you're in danger, or feel like your privacy has been violated, this is the complete guide to quickly pulling the plug on your digital presence once and for all.

chrome

Hidden Google Chrome privacy issues you sho...

Mar 10, 20143 Comments6583 Views

(Tech News) Google Chrome is well regarded as one of the best web browsers around, but not everything you do is as private as you may think.

hackers

Watering hole attacks? Ransomware? What are...

Jan 23, 20142 Comments2870 Views

(Tech News) Hackers never stop, and they never quit, and the truth is that they've gotten much more sophisticated. Let us examine some of the newest attacks and trends.

google plus

Man jailed for Google+ sending an invitatio...

Jan 10, 20141 Comment2697 Views

(Social Media) After a heated restraining order, a man was jailed for his Google+ account inadvertently sending an invitation to his ex.

facebook

Lawsuit alleges Facebook “Likes”...

Jan 05, 20142 Comments3538 Views

(Social Media) Facebook is in hot water for a major privacy breach, allegedly "liking" Facebook pages for you by mining links in your private messages. Ouch.

google location tracking

Your phone is keeping tabs on your location...

Dec 26, 20133 Comments2968 Views

(Tech News) Location tracking isn't unique to Apple iPhones, as Google is keeping tabs on everywhere you go. The good news is that you can opt out.

email security

Shocking stats about email data: are you sa...

Dec 18, 20131 Comment2227 Views

(Tech News) When you send an email with an attachment, you may not be considering what happens to it after it's out of your hands - is the information of your company and clients safe?

data mining

Top 10 companies that mine and sell your da...

Dec 17, 2013No Comments5512 Views

(Tech News) Data mining is increasingly frequent, and it is alarming how many companies are selling information about you; here is how to opt out of the biggest offenders' lists.

spying

Google, Microsoft, Facebook, others form co...

Dec 09, 20132 Comments742 Views

(Tech News) The nation's largest tech companies are calling for reform of government spying, pressing for more transparency.