Privacy Concerns

Privacy Concerns

Alexa Is Listening. Here's How to Keep Your Voice Assistant From Recording You.

There is an off switch; you just have to be able to find it.
Apple

Apple Will Let All Users Download Their Collected Personal Data

European users can do it right now thanks to GDPR.
Privacy Concerns

The Very Strong Business Case for Complying With the World's Toughest Data Protection Regulation

The EU's General Data Protection Rule is likely to become the gold standard consumers watch for when deciding whom to trust with their data.
Cybersecurity

12 Simple Things You Can Do to Be More Secure Online

Follow these easy tips to protect the security of your devices, your data, your internet traffic and your identity.
Facebook

Cambridge Analytica Is Closing, But It Solves Nothing

We still don't have an idea of how far this really goes.
Passwords

It's Time to Stop It With the Terrible Passwords

Ahead of World Password Day, a recent PCMag survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers found that many people are still terrible at creating and securing their passwords.
Facebook

Zuck Takes the Stage: Everything You Missed From Facebook F8

Mark Zuckerberg details new Facebook, WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram and Oculus features in wide-ranging F8 keynote.
Facebook

Facebook Building a Feature to Let You Clear Your History

Meanwhile, the British Parliament has threatened to issue a summons to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify across the pond if he doesn't voluntarily agree to do so.
Facebook

Facebook's Answer to E.U. Privacy Law: Accept Data Collection and Ads, or Don't Use Facebook

The aim of GDPR is to return control of personal data to the individual by ensuring companies follow a new set of data protection compliance rules.
Facebook

How to Tell if Cambridge Analytica Scraped Your Facebook Data

A new Facebook Help Center article makes it easy to check if your information was shared with Cambridge Analytica.
Google

How to Manage Your Google Privacy Settings

Dig into Google's account dashboard to see what the company knows about you.
Facebook

Facebook Apologizes for Keeping Videos You Never Posted

Remember all those videos you decided against posting and deleted instead? Facebook kept them.
Facebook

You Trusted Facebook: Own Up to It

Facebook collected massive amounts of data from us, with our permission. When we think about regulating it, we need to ask: how much do we need to be protected from ourselves?
Facebook

Facebook to End Targeted Ads Built With 3rd-Party Data Mining

Facebook is phasing out the advertising tool in an effort to protect users' privacy, amid criticism over the Cambridge Analytica data abuse scandal.
Facebook

Apple CEO Tim Cook Criticizes Facebook Privacy Standards

He said Facebook should have regulated itself.