The Rise of Health-Tracking Wearables at the Workplace Raises Privacy & Ethical Concerns

Based on a survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation, around one-fifth of companies that offer health…

How to Permanently Delete Data on a Hard Drive, It’s Not as Straightforward as You Think

Perhaps one of the least known facts about data storage is the fact that even if…

User Beware: The Most Convincing Facebook Login Phishing Attack Is Here

Password management company Myki announced on Thursday that it had spotted a “deceptively convincing” phishing campaign…

Nest Is Taking Security into Its Own Hands

Nest, the Google-owned manufacturer of smart home products, is taking security matters into its own hands.…

18,000 Android Apps Found to be Breaking Play Store User Tracking Rules

According to the Appcensus blog, over 18,000 Android apps were found to be breaking a Google…

The FTC and Facebook Are Negotiating a Multi-Billion Dollar Settlement over the Latter’s Privacy Violations

According to a report by the Washington Post, Facebook is negotiating a monetary settlement with the…

Kenya Amends ID Law: Individuals That Don’t Submit Biometric Data Will Be Left Without Official Papers

In January, the Kenyan parliament amended the national ID law, making it mandatory for all citizens,…

Google & Apple Urged to Drop Saudi Wife-Tracking App Absher

Both Apple and Google have come under fire after it was revealed that their app stores…

Russian Government to Test Its Ability to Unplug from the Internet

Russia may disconnect its internet from the rest of the world, part of an experiment which…

San Francisco Could Completely Ban Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech

If local municipal legislators get their way, San Francisco could become the first city to completely…