U.S. government requests for Google, Facebook user data are way up

[ad_1] The U.S. government continues to request more and more user data from the world’s largest tech companies. According to a new study by end-to-end encryption email company ProtonMail, user data requests from the United States government to Google have increased a whopping 510 percent since 2010. And its requests for Facebook data are also…

Reclaim your right to online privacy

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Become a digital ghost (UK deal)

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Scammers send fake COVID-19 contact-tracing text messages

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6 CISOs share their game plans for a post-pandemic world – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Oren Yunger is an investor at GGV Capital, focused on enterprise IT infrastructure, development tools and cybersecurity. He was previously chief information security officer at a SaaS company and a public financial institution. Like all business leaders, chief information security officers (CISOs) have shifted their roles quickly and dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, but…

New algorithm discovers hundreds of Android ‘creepware’ apps

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Neil Gaiman claims Goodreads account was hacked to diss Amanda Palmer

[ad_1] Neil Gaiman is either extremely cold blooded, or the victim of a hack.  The American Gods author is claiming the latter Saturday, after a post to his Goodreads account appeared to call into question the mental health of his wife, musician Amanda Palmer. Gaiman, however, insists it isn’t so.  On Saturday, Gaiman’s Goodreads account…

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