Tag Archives: ‘Privacy

Facebook Privacy Review Now Available in 11 Indian Languages; Privacy Info to Become More Transparent

HIGHLIGHTS The update will be available on the Facebook for Android app This comes in the wake of GDPR implementation in Europe Users will see the developments in the coming weeks Facebook on Friday announced that it is rolling out privacy review in 11 Indian languages, starting with Facebook for Android users in the country. This comes in the wake of the company’s ... Read More »

EU GDPR Rollout: Complaints Against Google, Facebook Under New Privacy Law

A group that campaigns for data protection rights in Europe says it’s filed legal complaints against Google, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp over the way they obtain users’ consent under new EU privacy rules – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Starting Friday, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must comply with new rules that protect the privacy of people’s data. The group NOYB.EU ... Read More »

WhatsApp Says It Collects Very Little Data as Facebook Privacy Scandal Rages On

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp says all messages are end-to-end encrypted Experts say information about calls is likely being mined by WhatsApp Group chats also put users at risk, according to privacy experts WhatsApp has attempted to address privacy concerns surrounding its service as parent company Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal continues. The world’s most popular instant messaging service, WhatsApp says it collects very little data and that ... Read More »

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 »