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Australian Meta Data Laws | What you do online is being saved by your telco

Australian Meta Data Laws | What you do online is being saved by your telco

Australian meta data laws now mean that your phone service provider not only can but are required to track & save everything you do online. 125 more words


A Quote from Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is the CEO of Facebook, a company well known for violating users’ privacy so much. Some years ago, he delivered his opinion of personal privacy:  11 more words

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Hackers are Selling Backdoors into Windows PCs for just $10

If you use Windows, you want to know about this problem that apparently has been around for some time. Cyber criminals are offering remote access to IT systems for just $10 via a dark web hacking store — potentially enabling attackers to steal information, disrupt systems, deploy ransomware and more. 62 more words

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How a Startup Is Using the Blockchain to Protect Your Privacy

This is an interesting article about protecting your privacy, especially if you are familiar with the use of blockchains:

Dawn Song, a Berkeley computer-science professor and MacArthur fellow, is a fan of cloud computing. 143 more words

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Popular Facebook App Timehop Suffers Data Breach That Affects 21 Million Users

Here is still another theft of personal information from Facebook users. This time it wasn’t a theft from Facebook itself. Instead, a hacker stole information personal information about 21 million users from Timehop, a separate company. 46 more words

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Here’s How Google’s Latest Update Affects Your Online Business

This July, Google is updating their Chrome web browser to explicitly notify visitors when they’ve landed on a website that is not secure. It’s likely that other web browsers will follow their lead in order to create a safer environment online. 30 more words

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When your TV Starts Watching You, It’s Time to Demand Greater Privacy

From an editorial in the Chicago Sun-Times:

New assaults on privacy pop up every day. For example, Verizon-owned Oath, the owner of AOL and Yahoo!, is telling users who wade through the legalese that it is giving itself permission to snoop through and store their emails, instant messages, posts, photos and message attachments and share that data, including personal banking information. 137 more words

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