All posts tagged "Privacy"
Samsung Galaxy devices come with OTA backdoor access, your data may be at risk
This just in: If you’re using a Samsung Galaxy smartphone or tablet, your device might just contain a backdoor that could...FeaturedMarch 13, 2014
How to use Android Device Manager for tracking your kids
Privacy and security have grown to become very big concerns in today’s highly-connected world. With a considerable part of the world’s...CrowdfundingMarch 6, 2014
The Internet of Things: Will our devices spy on us?
We earlier reported on Google’s acquisition of Nest for $3.2 billion. Nest, which creates thermostats that automatically adjust temperature based on...FeaturedJanuary 15, 2014
Apps and permissions: Is Facebook Messenger spying on us?
Google Play’s app permission system is meant to inform users of how far into our data and device an application will...FeaturedJanuary 5, 2014
Here’s how the NSA can listen in on your conversations
Earlier this year, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden gave us a peek into how far-reaching the agency’s digital spying activities are. US...FeaturedDecember 13, 2013
CyanogenMod adds encryption to SMS: Is regular text messaging finally secure?
Digital privacy is perhaps the biggest issue of 2013, and this is likely to extend far beyond the new year. With...FeaturedDecember 10, 2013
Privacy vs. connectivity: Can there be a balance?
Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the Internet, has said that privacy may actually be “an anomaly.” He says this...FeaturedNovember 25, 2013
The smartphone kill switch: Pros and cons
Have you ever lost a mobile phone? Or, worse, have you had a mobile phone stolen from you? I have experienced...FeaturedNovember 22, 2013