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Facial recognition’s ‘dirty little secret’: Millions of online photos scraped without consent

People’s faces are being used without their permission, in order to power technology that could eventually be used to surveil them, legal experts say. Facial recognition can log you into your iPhone, track criminals through crowds and identify loyal customers…

Apple rolls out fix for FaceTime bug

San Francisco (CNN Business) Apple has fixed the FaceTime bug that let people eavesdrop on unanswered group video calls. The software updates -- iOS 12.1.4 and macOS Mojave 10.14.3 -- were rolled out to iPhones, iPads and Mac computers on Thursday,…

How to avoid your privacy being Taxed

Data collection through mobile tracking is big business, and the potential for companies helping governments monetize this data is huge. For consumers, protecting yourself against the who, what and where of data flow is just the beginning. The question now…

Spy game: The dangers of webcam hacking and how to avoid them

As creepy as it sounds, webcam hacking is a real danger, and peeping Toms could be watching your every move, in the privacy of your own home. I smell a RAT Ever had someone fix your PC remotely? You call…

Who is spying on me?

There is an increasing awareness of how third parties spy on us since Wikileaks released documents detailing tools used by the CIA to infiltrate smartphones or computers. Governments, hackers, and corporations can relatively easily listen, track and watch us. They…