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How To Turn Notifications On Or Off In Chrome

How To Turn Notifications On Or Off In Chrome

Have you ever come across a website where you are prompted by Chrome whether or not you want to enable notifications for it? The point of these notifications, similar to those on our phones, is to let users know whenever the site has been updated. This is useful, for sure, but sometimes you might get …

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Apple Is Now Rejecting Apps That Use Third-Party SDKs To Collect User Data Without Consent

Apple Is Now Rejecting Apps That Use Third-Party SDKs To Collect User Data Without Consent

It seems that Apple is pretty serious about maintaining and protecting the privacy of its users. Not too long ago, Apple introduced a new requirement that asked that developers list out what kind of data their apps collect on users, thus giving users more transparency and to help them make more informed decisions. Advertising Now …

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Study Finds Android Shares More Data With Google Than iOS Does With Apple

Study Finds Android Shares More Data With Google Than iOS Does With Apple

There is a popular saying which says that if you aren’t paying for the product, then there is a good chance you are the product. This is kind of true with companies like Google or Facebook where their services are mostly free, but in exchange your data is collected and sold to advertisers who create …

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Firefox Update Introduces ‘SmartBlock’ That Fixes Websites Broken By Privacy Protections

Firefox Update Introduces ‘SmartBlock’ That Fixes Websites Broken By Privacy Protections

If you have used ad blockers and tracking blockers, you might have encountered instances where a website seems to load incorrectly or not at all. This is because the blockers you have in place might have some compatibility issues with certain web elements, or certain elements are blocked as they might be thought of as …

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Xcode Malware Is Targeting Apple Developers

Xcode Malware Is Targeting Apple Developers

Malware can target all sorts of users, from those who might be naive enough to click on suspicious email attachments, to those who think they’re downloading a pirated movie when they might be downloading malware instead, and so on, so it doesn’t really come as a surprise to learn that there might malware out there …

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Chinese Developers Might Have Found A Way Around Apple’s Privacy Rules

Chinese Developers Might Have Found A Way Around Apple’s Privacy Rules

One of the rules that Apple is implementing with its App Store is the requirement for developers to use privacy labels. These labels basically state what kind of information that the app collects on you, whether it requires access to your microphone and camera, and so on. Obviously these need to be authentic and honest …

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iOS Call Recording App Has A Bug That Lets Others Hear Your Calls

iOS Call Recording App Has A Bug That Lets Others Hear Your Calls

There is an app on iOS called Call Recorder. It is as its name suggests, where this is a third-party call recording app. However, it seems that a recently discovered bug has resulted in the app being a bit of a privacy leak because due to the bug, it could actually allow others to listen …

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Apple’s AirTags Will Have An Anti-Stalker Feature

Apple’s AirTags Will Have An Anti-Stalker Feature

Image credit – MacRumors Advertising Apple is rumored to be launching their new AirTags accessory possibly this month. For those who are hearing about this for the first time, the AirTags are a tracking accessory similar to Tile, but instead of regular Bluetooth, it will reportedly use UWB that is meant to be more accurate …

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Facebook Launches New Ads To Convince You That Tracking Is A Good Thing

Facebook Launches New Ads To Convince You That Tracking Is A Good Thing

It’s no surprise that Facebook isn’t thrilled with the various privacy changes that Apple has implemented and plans to implement. So much so that the company has since published a video ad in which they seem to want to try and convince the public that tracking users and their activity for personalized ads is actually …

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Clubhouse vows to fix its platform after tool enabled audio chat leaks

Clubhouse’s security woes are raising questions over its reliability as a private chat app. Just over a week has passed since its developers pledged to bolster safeguards over Chinese spying fears, and it’s already suffered a lapse. Bloomberg reports that an unidentified user believed to be from China was able to infiltrate multiple Clubhouse chatrooms …

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