Tag Archives: ‘Privacy

iOS 11 Beta Allows Users to Quickly Disable Touch ID Easily to Improve Privacy

HIGHLIGHTS Tapping five times also presents emergency call option Apple tipped to include face detection feature on upcoming iPhone New feature has been discovered by users on iOS 11 public beta User privacy is an important issue for Apple and the company has previously gone to great lengths to prove this thing. With iOS 11, the Cupertino-based company has introduced a new feature ... Read More »

10 Tips to Protect Your Business and Customers on Data Privacy Day

Having information about clients and customers is important, but ensuring that private information remains secure might be just as vital to the health of a small business. That’s according to data professionals and others who are marking this year’s Data Privacy Day on January 28. Many small businesses are not well prepared for the tricks that hackers use to extract ... Read More »

Facebook Tests Snapchat-Like Stories Feature, Updates Privacy Basics for Easier Understanding

Photo Credit: Image via Business Insider HIGHLIGHTS Facebook Stories is being tested in Ireland initially Privacy Basics redesigned for better organised information Facebook Messenger will soon show up ads like news feed In a move that will hardly come as a surprise to anyone, Facebook is testing a Stories feature, similar to the one present on Snapchat, on its mobile ... Read More »

Evernote Employees Can Read Your Notes, Highlights New Privacy Policy

HIGHLIGHTS This access is only with select employees with special training Evernote looks to enhance machine learning experience with this Users can opt out of this access of data for machine learning Evernote has issued a notice to announce that it will allow a few employees to access users’ notes to look after the machine learning technologies applied to content. ... Read More »

20 Top Privacy Screen Protectors for Your Computers and Phones

With he list of security threats ever increasing, you can now add visual hacking to the list, which as the name implies is when individuals look at your screen to steal information. With smartphones, tablets and laptops now being used outside of the office just as much as inside, you have to take precautions if you don’t want to fall ... Read More »

Online Privacy May Be Boosted by New US FCC Data Rules

New privacy rules may make it easier to escape at least some online tracking. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved rules that require Internet service providers like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to ask customers’ permission to use or share much of their data. That could potentially make it harder for them to build advertising businesses that could serve as ... Read More »

EU Privacy Watchdogs Warn WhatsApp on Privacy Policy, Yahoo on Breach

HIGHLIGHTS EU sent letters to WhatsApp and Yahoo Said they had concerns about WhatsApp’s recent change in privacy policy Asked Yahoo to communicate all aspects of the data breach European privacy watchdogs said on Friday they had sent letters to WhatsApp over its sharing of information with parent company Facebook and Yahoo over a 2014 data breach and its scanning ... Read More »

Facebook Signs EU’s Privacy Shield Treaty; May Spark Privacy Row

Social networking giant Facebook has agreed to adopt a new European Union (EU) data accord that allows personal information to be transferred to the US, potentially sparking yet another privacy row, the media reported. Facebook has quietly signed the Privacy Shield – a controversial treaty that allows US technology companies to transfer EU citizens’ details abroad. It will apply to certain ... Read More »

Don’t Be Fooled, Facebook Privacy Hoax is Again Making the Rounds

By now, you must have come across the copyright and privacy notices that have been making rounds on Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). If you haven’t, then you probably have intelligent friends that are not easily fooled. The dreaded paragraph-long Facebook privacy hoax is not entirely new as some have been circulating on the social media site for years now.  The language may be slightly ... Read More »

Facebook Signs EU’s Privacy Shield Treaty; May Spark Privacy Row

Facebook Signs EU’s Privacy Shield Treaty; May Spark Privacy Row Social networking giant Facebook has agreed to adopt a new European Union (EU) data accord that allows personal information to be transferred to the US, potentially sparking yet another privacy row, the media reported. Facebook has quietly signed the Privacy Shield – a controversial treaty that allows US technology companies ... Read More »