Facebook Will Limit Your WhatsApp Features For Not Accepting Privacy Policy – Tempemail

WhatsApp on Friday disclosed that it won’t deactivate accounts of users who don’t accept its new privacy policy rolling out on May 15, adding it will continue to keep reminding them to accept the new terms. “No one will have their accounts deleted or lose functionality of WhatsApp on May Continue Reading

4 Major Privacy and Security Updates From Google You Should Know About – Tempemail

Google has announced a number of user-facing and under-the-hood changes in an attempt to boost privacy and security, including rolling out two-factor authentication automatically to all eligible users and bringing iOS-styled privacy labels to Android app listings. “Today we ask people who have enrolled in two-step verification (2SV) to confirm Continue Reading

Apple and Google block NHS Covid app update over privacy breaches | Coronavirus

Ministers have paused a planned update to the NHS Covid-19 app after Apple and Google blocked it from their stores over privacy violations. The app, which aids contact tracing in England and Wales, uses technology built by the Silicon Valley companies to track interactions between users with their bluetooth signals Continue Reading

Seeing stones: pandemic reveals Palantir’s troubling reach in Europe | World news

The 24 March, 2020 will be remembered by some for the news that Prince Charles tested positive for Covid and was isolating in Scotland. In Athens it was memorable as the day the traffic went silent. Twenty-four hours into a hard lockdown, Greeks were acclimatising to a new reality in Continue Reading

The state of stalkerware in 2020- Tempemail

 The state of stalkerware in 2020 (PDF) Main findings Kaspersky’s data shows that the scale of the stalkerware issue has not improved much in 2020 compared to the last year: The number of people affected is still high. In total, 53,870 of our mobile users were affected globally by stalkerware Continue Reading

Here’s What Will Happen if Users Don’t Accept WhatApp’s Updated Privacy Policy – Tempemail

Image sourced from YoMZanzi WhatsApp has given users until the 15th of May to accept its updated privacy policy. In a statement, the company says that if users haven’t accepted it by then, their accounts will not be deleted but they won’t have full functionality of the messaging platform. For Continue Reading

Privacy Bug in Brave Browser Exposes Dark-Web Browsing History of Its Users – Tempemail

Brave has fixed a privacy issue in its browser that sent queries for .onion domains to public internet DNS resolvers rather than routing them through Tor nodes, thus exposing users’ visits to dark web websites. The bug was addressed in a hotfix release (V1.20.108) made available yesterday. Brave ships with Continue Reading

WhatsApp Explains its Privacy Policy Update – Tempemail

WhatsApp has offered to clear up ‘any confusion’ for its controversial privacy policy. The social platform has revealed users want more information; like whether or not WhatsApp and Facebook can read or listen to personal conversations, keep logs of who everyone is messaging or share contact lists with Facebook. “We’re Continue Reading

Facebook v Apple: the looming showdown over data tracking and privacy | Facebook

Facebook is taking lessons from its debacle over WhatsApp privacy changes in a bid to prevent millions of its users opting out of allowing the company to track their interests across the internet. WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, was forced to delay an update to its privacy policy last Continue Reading

Google apps feel strain as firm’s privacy standoff with Apple drags on | Google

Google’s privacy standoff with Apple has lasted so long that even the company’s own apps are complaining about it. Since early December, Apple has required any iOS app to include a privacy “nutrition label”, listing all the ways the app uses personal data. Those labels, which are written by the Continue Reading