data privacy

93% of porn websites leak personal user data to tech giants like Facebook and Google, even when users watch in “Incognito Mode,” according to a Tuesday study. Google announced an update to Chrome Thursday that will close to “loophole” companies use to know when people are browsing in incognito. A researcher who conducted the study
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“Fox & Friends” contributor Kurt Knutsson said insurance companies will likely start looking at social media accounts to determine premiums for their customers. “There’s very little of anything that’s stopping insurance company representatives from scouring through history of all of our online posts,” Knutsson said Friday. “A warning this morning to really pay attention
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Tech analysts are scrutinizing Facebook after recent reports reveal the social media company left millions of passwords open to staff members. Facebook violated fundamental computer-security practices, analysts say after the company confirmed that millions of passwords readily available to staff. Basic security practices require organizations and website hold sensitive information in a scrambled form that
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A group calling itself a “worldwide leader in Virtual Private Network research and statistics” organized protests on Capitol Hill, at Facebook’s headquarters in California, and at its campus in Austin, Texas, “to advocate for consumer privacy rights and online security.” “Zuckerberg is absurd,” anti-Facebook protesters dressed as Spiderman and the Easter Bunny chanted on the
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Facebook has admitted in an announcement that most of its 2 billion users may have been compromised by “malicious actors.” CommonDreams.com reports that Facebook has admitted that more user accounts may have been compromised than those announced during the company’s most recent data scandal. Initial reports stated that approximately 51 million accounts were allegedly targeted in the
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