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In the latest build of Windows 10, Microsoft has added a new feature that allows a user to easily remove the recorded content from Cortana which is likely to appease fans of privacy.
Browser preferences for privacy are all well and good, but Google takes it a step further by saving your online presence online, to enable or disable certain tracking options requires a few steps.
Microsoft released a new build of its Windows 10 Technical Preview this week, introducing some additional privacy options which give users more control over how apps use their data.
The iPhone is the terrorists' number one device when it comes to evading the law and creating chaos - or how fear-mongering officials are trying to scare your basic human right to privacy away.
After a report released by the Canadian Privacy Commission declaring Bell Mobility had violated its customer's privacy and the law, a $750 million dollar lawsuit has been filed in Ontario
Netflix wants to prevent eavesdropping on its members by deploying HTTPS across its service over the next year, but the change will not be cheap with the costs said to be 'significant'.
In a blog post today the Facebook European VP of Policy responded to a Belgian Privacy Commission report that it tracked internet users on sites regardless if they had logged into Facebook.
Brad Smith, Microsoft General Counsel, has issued a statement regarding the ongoing battle they are fighting over the US Government's claim on data stored in overseas datacenters.
Twitter has a new policy seemingly aimed at Tor users, who are now required to provide a valid phone number if they want to sign-up for a Twitter account.
In the spirit of Safer Internet Day, Google has produced a security dashboard and is offering 2 GB of extra drive space anyone who reviews their security preferences before the 17th.
An app that can see almost everything that children are doing on their smartphones, along with their location will be launched in the UK later this year for parents. Does this present a privacy issue?
New rules with regards to NSA spying are expected to be made public today with the agency having to concede a modicum of privacy to non-US citizens. The NSA will now have to delete data.
The legislative body of the European Union has published a report in which mass surveillance is decried as a threat to basic human rights. As a result the EU is proposing even more surveillance.
A new report shows that the US Drug Enforcement Agency is tracking millions of cars and people in real-time as they move across the country. They also have a database with hundreds of millions of more
A newly released app which let users to watermark photos which they were uploading to Facebook has been removed by the company along with the photos users posted, in the run up to new privacy rules.
Microsoft has published a report on people's views on the internet, technology and what their impact has been. Most people agree this has been a positive one yet worrying trends emerged.
New leaked documents show how the NSA is able to use botnets, malware and even other countries' spy systems to gather data and spread their own programs to new targets.
If you thought the NSA was the only government agency spying on U.S. citizens, this news will be disheartening to you: The Department of Justice kept all of your phone records until the end of 2013.
A new flaw in Apple's OS X Yosemite Spotlight search has been discovered. It neglects a setting in the Mail app that could leak users' personal information, which can then be used by cyber criminals.
President Obama wishes to improve the privacy of data and to prevent hacking, by announcing his intention to sign three new laws, in a response to recent large-scale data breaches.
SSL certificates exist to increase security and prevent snooping on your browsing sessions. Gogo believes you shouldn't have that and appears to be intentionally performing MITM attacks on its users.
Apple is currently in talks with banks to bring Apple Pay to the UK in early 2015, but at least one bank is uncomfortable with the amount of personal and financial information Apple wants.
Citing various issues from privacy concerns to customer tracking, Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation, has provided a list of reasons why everyone should avoid Uber.
Kim Dotcom, founder of Mega, is looking to launch a new chat and video calling service with a strong focus on privacy and end-to-end encryption. The entrepreneur is supposedly looking to take on Skype
Ireland has filed an amicus brief to support Microsoft in its fight against the US government and the quasi-legal ways that the United States is trying to obtain data stored in foreign countries.
In the middle of an appeals process, Microsoft is trying to fight back against the US government's demand on the company's customers' data, by going on a PR campaign to get the public on its side.
It's been a tough year for Microsoft on many fronts but perhaps none more important than the privacy of cloud data. Now, it seems the embattled company has support from an extensive cohort of allies.
A Dutch privacy watchdog has threatened Google with a €15m ($18.6m) fine for not informing nor seeking users' permission on Google's efforts to combine their information to better target ads.
Ultrasurf enable users inside countries with heavy Internet censorship to visit any public web sites in the world safely and freely. Standalone application, no installation needed.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft's CEO, is meeting with a number of republicans in Congress to discuss major issues of the day and Microsoft's position on them, such as immigration and privacy reform.
Twitter has announced that it will be gathering app graphs from users of its mobile apps, in order to recommend Twitter accounts to follow and display tailored tweets in the timeline.
Whatsapp is partnering with a startup to bring end to end encryption to its messaging service in hopes of bolstering both the security and the privacy of its users regardless of what device they use.
Last week, Microsoft released a new build of Windows 10 and in the settings we can start to see that Cortana is making its way out of the shadows and into the core OS.
Mozilla has been busy promoting the open web lately and now the company has shifted some of its focus to the mobile ecosystem as well, where it feels the dominant players aren't open.
Emails have been sent out to BrowserStack customers alleging that the service offers none of the security protections it had claimed to offer and as a result will be shutting down.
A strange website is letting anyone stream from private IP cameras due to a security flaw. It is unclear what the motive of the website is, but the website is clearly doing more harm than good.
In an effort to encourage companies to become more transparent and secure, the EFF has begun a "Secure Messaging Scoreboard" listing dozens of apps and their security features, or lack thereof.
As technology progresses, not only phones have become "smart" but TVs as well, which is not necessarily a good thing as it can mean that you have to give up your privacy.
Despite previously blocking connections from the popular online privacy network Tor, Facebook has finally added the ability for users who want extra privacy to connect via a special .onion address.
D-VASIVE by John McAfee is an app that sits in the background of your phone and alerts you whenever another app tries to access your mic or camera, as well as tells you which apps are tracking you.
Although privacy breaches are fairly common, it has come to light more recently thanks to high profile celebrity leaks. According to a recent Microsoft survey, four in ten Americans face online fraud.
We take a look at some of the privacy-focused email and cloud storage services that have either sprung up or gained popularity in the wake of what's popularly been referred to as the Summer of Snowden
With Windows 10, Microsoft introduced a new area of the File Explorer called 'Home' that stores your recently viewed files or folders and doesn't require any registry tweaks too.
Revenge porn, an increasingly significant issue of modern times, is being taken up by the government of the UK and a set of ministers will be drafting a law to bring offenders to justice.
Google has submitted a transparency report for the requests it receives regarding the "Right to be forgotten" laws in Europe, in which shows that one in ten came from the UK.