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Exclusive: A new bitcoin jackpot scam hits users’ cell phones

Cybercriminals are mass-sending scam bitcoin jackpot text messages to target individuals.These scammers are trying to trick people into believing they have hit a bitcoin jackpot worth thousands of dollars. An alleged bitcoin scam is now rampant and targeting people. The scammers are tricking people through text messages, saying they have…
Last Updated: October 6, 2020 by Abeerah Hashim

Google Accused of Data Breaches by Australia’s Consumer Watchdog

Australias Consumer Watchdog filed a case against the California-based company accusing the tech giant of misleading users on the collection of personal data and how it is used. Canberra, Australia – Legal action was taken against Google by the Australian watchdog commission on Monday, 27th July. The Australian monitoring authority…
Last Updated: August 19, 2020 by Ali Qamar

COVID-19 contact tracing applications are privacy snares, Defcon

Two Defcon security conference presentations find the apps launched by the governments consume an unjustifiable amount of data. This spring, several public health authorities and tech giants across the world rushed in to build contact tracing apps. These applications serve an important role in determining whom the novel coronavirus may…
Last Updated: August 8, 2020 by Ali Qamar

The European Union to Scrutinize Tiktok’s Privacy and Data Processing Practices

The well known video-sharing application TikTok has fallen into hot water over security and privacy concerns, again. On Friday, June 10, a gathering of security advocates documented an objection with the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), claiming that the Chinese video app does not do enough to ensure youngsters’ protection.
Last Updated: June 13, 2020 by Mahrukh Rubab

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Ever wonder how Netflix, Hulu, BBC iPlayer, Sling TV, and others know your location online?

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The best VPN services

We tested every major VPN provider to bring you the list of best VPNs, with speed, apps, security, and more compared.

Provider
Our score
Benefits of this provider
 
More info
9.8
Fast servers
Military-grade encryption
No logs policy
Android
iOS
Windows
Mac
Linux
9.6
Advanced security standards and added features to protect users' privacy
Speedy servers
No logging
Android
iOS
Windows
Mac
Linux
9.3
Superior performance
Unlimited device connections on a single account
Cheap pricing plans
Android
iOS
Windows
Mac
Linux

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