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iOS 14 Alerts User Instagram App Had Turned The Camera on Without Their Permission

iOS 14 was recently announced and packs a lot of privacy features. These features came to action with this recent finding. A user installed iOS...

Vivaldi New Browser Now Features DuckDuckGo Tracker Blocker, Android App Exits Beta

If you're online a lot of the time, it's important to keep prying eyes off your browsing habits and Vivaldi new browser is one...
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Why Your Private WhatsApp Chat Groups Aren’t That Private

WhatsApp has had its own security issues such as the alleged hack of Jeff Bezos phone by Sudi Arabia and the vulnerability that allowed...
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How to Protect Your Privacy and Stay Secure on Facebook

Facebook has a lot of data on you and it's imperative that all that personal information stays private and secure. So here's a handy...
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Facebook’s New Privacy Tool Is Finally Available For Users Globally

It has been a long time coming for Facebook users who are tired of being stalked by the social media giant when they're not...
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[UPDATED] How to Secure Your Instagram Account

In recent years, Instagram has become a popular platform for sharing photos and videos with friends and family plus also being a platform to...
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Instagram Rolls out New Privacy Controls for Its Users

Instagram has begun rolling out new privacy controls for its users. The giant photo-sharing platform Facebook bought in 2012 for $1 billion will now...
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DuckDuckGo Gets a Huge Endorsement from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Privacy. This topic has been the taken centre stage this year as companies rushed to introduce features that ensure users privacy is taken seriously....

4 Things You Need To Know About The New Data Protection Law

Important things Kenyans need to know about the recently introduced data protection law.

Former Yahoo Engineer Admits to Hacking 6,000 Yahoo User Accounts in Search of Nudes

What do you do when you're an engineer and you're horny. Go into users accounts looking for sexual photos and videos. That's what this...
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Facebook Is Still Using Two Factor Authentication Phone Numbers to Send Spammy Texts to Users

In early 2018, it was revealed that Facebook was using the phone number you gave it for 2-factor authentication to for ad targetting. The...

Google Play Services Will Let Android’s Autofill Service Automatically Pick Up Verification Codes from SMS

We've talked about how setting up two-factor authentication is important to securing your online accounts to complement the strong passwords we use(unless you use...
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NSO Group Improved Their WhatsApp Spyware, It Can Now Pry Your Google, Facebook and iCloud Data

If you thought the WhatsApp hack by NSO Group early this year was worse, the Israeli company has now improved their spyware to do...
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Keep Your Web Browsing Private with These Four Apps

In this day and age, it is imperative to keep prying eyes off your web browsing habits and it's time to use apps that...

New Privacy Improvements Available on Firefox That Will Make You Ditch Chrome If You Haven’t Already

Firefox didn't come to play when it comes to taking user privacy seriously. The new privacy updates will make you ditch chrome if you...

Apple Launched a New Web Sign in at WWDC 2019 – Here’s How It Works

At WWDC 2019, Apple made both software and hardware announcements. One feature they unveiled aimed at privacy was the company's single sign-on(SSO). This feature...
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Privacy? What Privacy? – Facebook

This past Wednesday, Facebook was in court facing multidistrict litigation coming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the social media giant argued that they...
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[UPDATED] Change These Default Privacy Settings Right Now! From Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Apple, LinkedIn, Yahoo and Amazon

From 2018 to the past few months of 2019, our personal data from social media sites and other tech giants has been hacked, scandalized...
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Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Apple is Selling their Customer’s iTunes Listening Data

Apple is a company that has marketed itself, especially of late, about how they value privacy of their consumers. This is why this piece...
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Privacy Focused Tor Browser Launches Official Android App

We have all been waiting for the Tor browser to bring their official app to Android and it is finally here. The app has...
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Facebook Brings Back “View As Public” and “Edit Public Details” Button Directly to Profiles

Facebook brings back "view as public" and "edit public details" button directly to profiles. The features had been removed following a data breach last...
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All You Need to Know About Tor Browser

The chances are that you have come across TOR in the past; you may even be aware of some of the fundamental aspects behind...
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Kenya’s Electoral Body Allegedly Sold Voter’s Data to Politicians

Even as the dust is yet to settle on Facebook's scandal with Cambridge Analytica in relation to the use of personal data to influence...
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Facebook Redesigns Privacy Settings, Will Allow Deleting Old Posts That You Don’t Like

March has not been kind to Facebook. Thanks to the Cambridge Analytica story and its subsequent ban by the company, it has led its...
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The Thin Line Between Convenience and Privacy – Opinion

When it comes to the choice between convenience and privacy, very few people can honestly pick one over the other. Most of us want...
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Your Wireless Headphones Could Be Spying on You

We all need to catch a break from daily issues about security and privacy concerns when it comes to the use of gadgets and...

WhatsApp is More Secure than Telegram Messenger – Report

A report by Amnesty has found out that WhatsApp is the most "secure" messaging app available and it bested the likes of Telegram Messenger

WhatsApp Gave Two Ways for You To Opt Out From Sharing Your Account Info

We tend to breeze past the terms and conditions of any application we install but there are hidden gems inside those lengthy publications. One...
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This Tweetstorm Aims To Warn You Not To Request Verification From Twitter

One of the gifts Twitter gave to the social networking world is the verification check mark, which was a brilliant way of letting people...
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