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The FaceApp Scare: How Machine Learning Technology can put Your Identity in Danger

August 5, 2019

We are currently living in the ‘mobile app’ age. Every other day, a new app comes into existence…
Medical ‘Shadow Records’ and ‘Black Box’ Tools Need More Light

March 1, 2019

Every American has official medical records, locked away in the computers and file cabinets of their doctors’ offices…
You want a smart or secure home? Scientists say that it is difficult to have both

March 1, 2019

Everything has to be smart nowadays – smart phones, smart TV’s, smart fridges, smart toilets – everything. And…
You deleted your social media accounts? Well, your friends are still posting about you

January 26, 2019

Privacy in the age of social media is as important as ever. We post everything about our lives,…
Social media privacy is in the hands of a new friends

January 23, 2019

New research has revealed that people’s behaviour is predictable from the social media data of as few as…
Protect Your Identity Online With These Measures

October 30, 2018

There are many different crimes that happen in today’s cyber world. Identity theft is one over which you…
Mobile Security: 5 Smart Tactics to Avoid Fake Apps

October 28, 2018

Being an Android user, it is the greatest fun to download new apps with latest and unique features.…
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Collaborative Privacy Framework Effort Launched by NIST

September 5, 2018

Innovative technologies such as the “internet of things” (IoT) and artificial intelligence enhance convenience, efficiency and economic growth.…
Not keen on the Big Brother approach? Then why not use Mojeek?

August 22, 2018

Despite the numerous high profile cases personal data breaches seem to be an ongoing issue. But do you…
Block ads at home using Pi-hole and a Raspberry Pi

July 25, 2018

Pi-hole is a network-wide ad blocker. Instead of installing adblockers on every device and every browser, you can…
What opportunities people have considering the latest innovations in technology

June 7, 2018

The latest advancements in technology made people wonder what is going to happen with all industries. Is technology…
Social Platforms Starting to Notify Users When Screen Recorders Save Content

May 31, 2018

Recently social platforms seem to have started to introduce features that notify users when screen recorders are used…
The Best Ways To Unlock Blocked Content On Your Hotel WiFi

May 10, 2018

When staying in a hotel, a decent internet connection is becoming as important as a comfy bed these…
Protecting confidentiality in genomic studies

May 8, 2018

Genome-wide association studies, which look for links between particular genetic variants and incidence of disease, are the basis…
Help Keep Big Data Safe by Entering NIST’s “Unlinkable Data Challenge”

May 2, 2018

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting the public’s help in making the personal information…
Facebook knows about your health, wants to profit off of it

April 21, 2018

On the heels of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifying before Congress about the data breach tied…
Who might be spying on your tweets in the name of science

March 22, 2018

The majority of Twitter users are unaware that researchers freely collect and analyze their tweets—including deleted ones—in the…
New Prize Competition! Unlinkable Data Challenge

March 2, 2018

Advancing Methods In Differential Privacy. Join this exciting de-identification prize competition where participants will propose a mechanism to enable the…
Chat tool simplifies tricky online privacy policies

February 15, 2018

Register for an account on just about any website or download an app to your smartphone and you…
Emailing Behaviors: Do Business and Personal Email Accounts Overlap?

September 18, 2017

Specialists at Avatier wanted to know what percent of people keep their personal email account separate from their…
Infographic: Who Spies on You?

August 30, 2017

Before there was the Internet, mainly the Governments and Intelligence Agencies did the spying through: Human Source Intelligence…
Infographic: What is Mass Surveillance?

August 28, 2017

Mass surveillance is the act of complex monitoring and data collection of an entire population or a specific…
Computer scientists use music to covertly track body movements, activity

August 18, 2017

As smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other smart devices become more prevalent in our lives, computer scientists have…
NIST Crafts Next-Generation Safeguards for Information Systems and the Internet of Things

August 16, 2017

Information systems—from communications platforms to internet-connected devices—require both security and privacy safeguards to work successfully and protect users…
Infographic: What is Privacy?

July 27, 2017

Privacy is a fundamental right, essential to autonomy and the protection of human dignity, serving as the foundation…
Infographic: Communications Surveillance

June 23, 2017

Everything from monitoring, interception, collection, preservation to retention of information by a third party, that has been communicated, relayed…
Who Did You Say Is Listening to My Cell Phone Calls?

May 22, 2017

Have you ever wondered how secure your cell phone calls are, or wondered if someone could eavesdrop on…
Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys

May 11, 2017

Hello Barbie, CogniToys Dino and other toys connected to the internet can joke around with children and respond…
Why Being Undiscovered Is Increasingly Less Likely

February 10, 2017

As people are tracked via their electronic devices, banking transactions, license plates, loyalty cards, changes in credit and…
Your ‘anonymized’ web browsing history may not be anonymous

January 24, 2017

Raising further questions about privacy on the internet, researchers from Princeton and Stanford universities have released a study…
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