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Why Threats from QR Codes are Flourishing

Quick response (QR) codes are suddenly everywhere again. Invented in 1994 by an award-winning team at Denso Wave, a subsidiary of Toyota, the QR code has found its…

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How coronavirus restrictions inadvertently lead to mass surveillance

Mashable has a great new piece — in video, and in text — about the intersections between COVID-19 restrictions and surveillance-style privacy invasions. The reporting…

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Why You Should Use a Webcam Cover

Unless you’re using a desktop computer and haven’t hooked up an external webcam, there’s a good chance the device you’re reading this post on has…

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Andrew Yang takes lead in California data privacy measure

Californians will vote on whether to expand their data privacy rights in a Nov. 3 ballot measure that would also amend a law that took…

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How to Detect Keyloggers in Windows Systems

Keyloggers are a dangerous security threat which can easily target even up-to-date computers. Their aim is to monitor your keystrokes and expose that private data…

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How to Password Protect Photos on iPhone and iPad

Sometimes, you need to protect your iPhone or iPad from prying eyes that might also have access to your device. Unfortunately, Apple doesn’t provide an…

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All the New iPhone Privacy Features in iOS 14

The iPhone is an excellent investment for anyone concerned about privacy. This is due to its robust permissions system and Apple’s disdain for App Store…

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Google’s Search Preference Menu Eliminates DuckDuckGo

Comments Source: https://spreadprivacy.com/search-preference-menu-duckduckgo-elimination/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:

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How to Thwart Facial Recognition and Other Surveillance

Whether you’re protesting or just stepping out for a boba, you deserve some algorithm-free alone time. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-thwart-facial-recognition-other-surveillance/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared…

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Data Leak Shows Chinese Firm Compiled Data, Social Media Posts of Millions

A Chinese intelligence firm’s database on 2.4 million people—including some 50,000 Americans—was recently leaked, exposing it to researchers. Read more… Source: https://gizmodo.com/data-leak-shows-chinese-firm-compiled-data-social-medi-1845071986 Proactive Computing found…

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Ignoring warrants, the Secret Service has been buying up location data from phone companies

Vice’s Motherboard reports that the US Secret Service paid for a product called Locate X that collects location data from tons of shady cell phone…

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Secret Service bought location data pulled from common apps

The Secret Service paid a private company for access to location data generated by common smartphone apps, Motherboard reports. Internal documents obtained through a Freedom…

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Instagram illegally harvested biometric data of millions of users, lawsuit claims

Facebook faces fine of up to $500 billion if found guilty of breaking privacy law Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/instagram-biometric-data-facebook-lawsuit-a9668406.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it…

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Google accidentally enables Home smart speakers to listen in to everyday house sounds

Users have received notifications when their Google Home speakers hear smoke alarms or breaking glass Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/google-home-smart-speakers-listen-switch-on-smoke-detector-glass-breaking-a9652991.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it…

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How to Remove Location Data When Sharing Photos on iPhone

If you have Location Services enabled for the Camera app on your iPhone or iPad, every photo you take includes GPS info about where it…

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New York lawmakers agree to pause use of facial recognition in schools

New York lawmakers have passed a moratorium that would ban the use of facial recognition in schools until 2022. Their decision comes a month after…

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Don't use a camera cover if you own a Macbook, Apple warns

The company says you could damage your screen Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/macbook-camera-cover-apple-screens-privacy-a9623011.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:…

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Here’s a Map of the Surveillance Tech Police Are Using to Track You

An abundance of reporting has confirmed that you’re not paranoid, Minority Report was nonfiction, and face paint isn’t just an art project. We hear about…

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How to Use Safari Private Browsing on an iPhone or iPad

Sometimes, you’d like to check a website without leaving a record of it on your iPhone or iPad. Luckily, Safari includes a Private Browsing mode…

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PSA: All Apps Can Read Your iPhone and Android Clipboard

Have you seen the news about TikTok? A new privacy feature in iOS 14 revealed that the Chinese social media app was constantly reading iPhone…

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Microsoft Edge Doesn’t Wait for Permission to Import Your Data

Most browsers offer to import your data from other browsers when you first install them. That’s pretty handy when you’re making the switch from Firefox…

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