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Google to pay $29.5 million in settlements for location tracking lawsuits

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: January 3, 2023
Google has made the lawsuits headline again as the Tech Giant has agreed to pay $29.5 million in two tracking…
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A non-profit think tank defends crypto privacy over Tornado Cash sanctions

Samuel Walker Last Updated: October 14, 2022
Earlier this month, the Coin Center, a non-profit organization focusing on cryptocurrency policies, announced that it is filing a lawsuit…
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Websites are dropping the Facebook button as consumers demand more privacy

Ruheni Mathenge Last Updated: September 10, 2022
Recently, consumers have focused more on privacy when surfing the internet for daily activities like social media, e-shopping, signing up…
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Security researcher alleges DuckDuckGo privacy policy to be shady

Samuel Walker Last Updated: June 2, 2022
Privacy savvy individuals prefer surfing the internet with safe search engines that keep them anonymous. The reason is to prevent…
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Advanced encryption methods could resolve internet privacy issues, New Scientists

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: April 10, 2022
The scariest part of using the internet today is the difficulty in maintaining privacy. It is almost impossible to share…
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ProtonMail upgrades to V4 as privacy tech keeps attracting masses

Abeerah Hashim Last Updated: September 27, 2022
Protonmail is a relatively new secure email service based in Switzerland that offers full encryption to its users. Even better,…
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Data of 21 million users from 3 popular free mobile VPNs advertised for sale online

Nwachukwu Glory Last Updated: March 16, 2021
A hot deal turned sour after a hacker successfully stole details of more than 21 million free mobile VPN users.
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Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple face stalwart privacy decisions pipeline in the EU

Thuranira John Kobia Last Updated: February 28, 2021
The European Union’s privacy regulator expects to streamline its enforcement against big tech companies. It aims at making big decisions…
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Billions of SHAREit app users at risk of getting their private information exposed

Waqas Sattar Last Updated: February 21, 2021
Cybersecurity researchers from Trend Micro, Echo Duan, and Jesse Chan have detected many RCE vulnerabilities in the famous Android application,…
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Web consumers are concerned about data privacy; still, they ignore it

Waqas Sattar Last Updated: February 10, 2022
The purpose of designating special days on the calendar is to avail the opportunity to raise awareness about particular events…
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