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ProtonMail upgrades to V4 as privacy tech keeps attracting masses

  • ProtonMail is a webmail platform offering encrypted email services for its users.
  • The platform is now updated with a new look that improves usability and facilitates access to other service...
  • Privacy awareness is rising, and so is the demand for privacy-oriented services such as Proton’s email serv...
June 17, 2021 by Abeerah Hashim

Data of 21 million users from 3 popular free mobile VPNs advertised for sale online

A hot deal turned sour after a hacker successfully stole details of more than 21 million free mobile VPN users. Remember, a VPN is meant to create a layer of security and protect you from falling into a cyber-security nightmare. But in this case, the providers illegally logged on their…
March 16, 2021 by Nwachukwu Glory

Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple face stalwart privacy decisions pipeline in the EU

The European Union’s privacy regulator expects to streamline its enforcement against big tech companies. It aims at making big decisions this year while refuting any reluctance claims. The regulator – overseeing Facebook Inc., Apple Inc., and Alphabet Inc.’s Google has pointed out that they are on…
February 28, 2021 by Thuranira John Kobia

Billions of SHAREit app users at risk of getting their private information exposed

Cybersecurity researchers from Trend Micro, Echo Duan, and Jesse Chan have detected many RCE vulnerabilities in the famous Android application, SHAREit. Remote Code Execution (RCE) bugs can let cyber attackers run malicious codes to extract the sensitive information of users if injected into a device. According to the…
February 21, 2021 by Waqas Sattar

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Web consumers are concerned about data privacy; still, they ignore it

Last Updated: February 6, 2021 by Waqas Sattar

Snapchat joins the social giant amid Facebook Apple tracking transparency feud

Last Updated: February 5, 2021 by Thuranira John Kobia

Tiktok rolls out new security features for its underage users

Last Updated: February 3, 2021 by Waqas Sattar

Google updates on tightening Android security and privacy

Last Updated: February 2, 2021 by Nwachukwu Glory

Amazon Ring’s client tally surpasses 2000 US police and fire departments

Last Updated: February 1, 2021 by Waqas Sattar

Israel’s data-for-vaccines drives quick rollout but raises privacy concerns

Last Updated: February 1, 2021 by Thuranira John Kobia