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Google Chrome Is Getting a Bunch of New Privacy Features

The next version of the browser will be more secure than ever. Here’s what you need to know. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/google-chrome-is-getting-a-bunch-of-new-privacy-features/ Proactive Computing found this story…

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Chrome is making some huge privacy changes

Google’s Chrome browser is getting a huge privacy and security makeover, with a redesign of the settings with simplicity in mind. In addition to making…

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Bluetooth Bugs Allow Impersonation Attacks on Legions of Devices

A host of unpatched security bugs that allow BIAS attacks affects Bluetooth chips from Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung and others. Source: https://threatpost.com/bluetooth-bugs-impersonation-devices/155886/ Proactive Computing found…

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Senate passes FISA renewal bill, sends it back to the House

The Senate approved legislation Thursday to renew a handful of key domestic surveillance powers, but only after civil libertarians attached language that the Justice Department…

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8 best VPN services that protect your data and devices

A virtual private network is a useful online tool to keep your network safe – these are the best free and paid for options Source:…

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Senate votes down anti-surveillance amendment, as both parties back warrantless spying on Americans’ browser history

The US Senate has voted down an amendment that would limit surveillance of Americans’ internet records. Apparently, the true divide in Washington is not between…

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How to Unlock Android Phone’s Safe Folder

Do you have any favorite pictures or files on a phone you don’t want others to view? On certain Android handsets, there is a built-in…

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How to secure your video calls like a pro

Like you, I’m angry about a lot of things right now. But if you told me my future held a cyberpunk dystopia, a highly contagious…

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Zoom update to add end-to-end encryption to stop conversations being intercepted amid privacy concerns

Company previously indicated chats that were secured – but analysis showed they were not Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/zoom-update-encryption-end-to-end-security-privacy-a9505591.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with…

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60 young people subject to footage of child abuse after Zoom call hacked

Login details for online fitness class held by Plymouth sports club shared on internet forums, say Devon and Cornwall Police Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/zoom-call-hacked-plymouth-sports-club-zoombombing-child-sex-abuse-a9503641.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Children's computer game Roblox employee bribed by hacker for access to millions of users' data

The hacker had access to personal information, the ability to change passwords and two-factor authentication, and could steal valuable in-game items from some of the…

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Spy Plane Resumes Flights Over Baltimore Amid COVID-19

The expensive aerial surveillance program won’t help heavily disinvested Baltimore, say Ceasefire co-founder Erricka Bridgeford and author Brandon Soderberg. The post Spy Plane Resumes Flights…

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Apple And Google Are Going To Track You (Even More) To Monitor COVID-19 Spread

Big tech volunteers to create platforms that facilitate digital contact tracing, but how will they protect private health data? The post Apple And Google Are…

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Zoom update: Video-calling app reveals new feature as it attempts to address privacy criticisms

Zoom has revealed a major new update as it attempts to address criticism of its privacy and security. Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/zoom-update-video-chat-app-privacy-security-encryption-a9478266.html Proactive Computing found this story…

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Is it safe to leave your webcam uncovered after using video chat apps?

No operating system is ‘unhackable’, say experts Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/webcam-zoom-privacy-safety-tech-security-hack-working-from-home-lockdown-a9469156.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Helen…

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Authoritarianism Vs. Democracy: How Will We Fight COVID-19?

Historian Yuval Noah Harari’s work shows how to interpret the COVID-19 crisis as part of the global struggle between liberal elites and the rising populist…

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Thousands of private Zoom videos are online for anyone to watch

Your boss may not be the only one secretly replaying your Zoom meetings.  Thousands of recorded Zoom meetings are floating around the open web —…

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What You Should Know Before Setting Up a Smart Home

While many buyers may think setting up a smart home is easy, it’s really anything but. To do things right, you need to make sure…

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ACLU Sues For Government Facial Recognition Records

(via geralt/Pixabay) The American Civil Liberties Union and New York Civil Liberties Union are challenging federal law enforcement’s use of facial recognition surveillance tech. A…

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DuckDuckGo shares a list of thousands of web trackers that gather your data

Over the past couple of years, the privacy-focused browser DuckDuckGo has been compiling a data set of web trackers. The company calls it Tracker Radar….

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FCC may fine carriers for failing to protect phone location data

The FCC has warned phone carriers that they broke the law by selling location data, and it might soon make those companies pay the price….

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