The news that the U.S. Department of Justice is limiting the federal government’s use of “Stingrays“, devices that mimic cell phone towers and can pinpoint a phone’s location or know which number someone is calling, was welcomed by people concerned
Online privacy has been in a deepening crisis ever since Snowden decided to make the world aware of how their government has been spying on them. After the recent hack of Sony and other big companies, which endangered the privacy of many, Obama
Much like SearchLock, other apps, such as Ghostery and Disconnect.me, promote privacy and anonymity online. They help detect trackers and block advertisements from companies. Ghostery and Disconnect work differently as they help you get rid of trackers in your browser.
Have you ever kept a diary, and struggled to remember all the things that happened during the day? Or have you ever had a night on the town and couldn’t remember much when you woke up the next day? If
There is a concept at work on the Internet called a “filter bubble,” where the Internet behaves in a way that caters to your own interests. Instead of showing you everything from many viewpoints, it limits your content to the
You read that right. Android phones can be tracked without using GPS or Wi-Fi through their battery consumption alone. A smartphone uses more battery power the farther away it is from a cellular station and if there are more obstacles
On June 2, 2015, a small step was made in the fight for internet freedom and privacy: the Senate passed the USA Freedom Act, 67 to 32. Senator Majority Mitch McConnell’s proposal for weakening amendments to the legislation was defeated.
New research from the National University of Singapore has found that many of the world’s most popular browsers leak a user’s location down to their exact home address through geo-inference. Geo-inference can track your location by measuring the timing of
Years have passed since Edward Snowden’s revelation of NSA’s spying and many big companies have been hacked, yet it seems Americans are still unconcerned about protecting their online privacy. A study by Pew Research Center showed that only 17% of
Lenovo would disagree, but SuperFish has been described as malware or an adware pusher and you should understand what it really does and how to stop it. First of all, SuperFish came pre-installed on Lenovo consumer laptops between September and