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Google Chrome on iOS is getting an enhanced privacy feature

​Google Chrome for iOS now allows you to lock your incognito tabs behind Face ID so other people can't snoop on what sites you are visiting.

Apple privacy protections in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and watchOS 8

Apple previewed new privacy protections in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and watchOS 8, which help users control access to their data.

Apple announces new privacy features for Mail and Safari

At WWDC 2021, Apple announced new privacy features for their Mail app and the Safari web browser. Together, they will help users stay connected while also remaining as safe as possible.

TikTok Quietly Updated Its Privacy Policy to Collect Users' Biometric Data

TikTok updated its privacy policy quietly to collect biometric data from users.

Google makes it harder for Android apps to track users

Google is attempting to rival Apple in the privacy department. After introducing various privacy-related changes in Android 12, it is now making it more difficult for app developers to track users.

WhatsApp caves in: Won't limit features if you reject privacy changes

WhatsApp says that it will no longer limit the app's functionality for users who disagree with the new privacy policy requiring them to share their data with Facebook companies.

Apple fixes three zero-days, one abused by XCSSET macOS malware

Apple has released security updates to patch three macOS and tvOS zero-day vulnerabilities attackers exploited in the wild, with the former being abused by the XCSSET malware to bypass macOS privacy protections.

How Apple Gave Chinese Government Access to iCloud Data and Censored Apps

New Report Explains How Apple Gave Chinese Government Access to iCloud Data and Censors Apps

New Twitter ‘Tip Jar’ Feature Is Exciting – But Has Some Privacy Issues

Twitter has introduced 'Tip Jar' for users to send quick tips to others. However, the payment methods, esp. PayPal, may breach privacy.

iPhone Hack Allegedly Used to Spy on China’s Uyghurs

US intelligence is reportedly convinced that the Chaos iPhone remote takeover exploit was used against the minority ethnic group before Apple could patch.

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

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.

1.3M Clubhouse Users’ Data Dumped in Hacker Forum for Free

Clubhouse denies it was ‘breached’ and says the data is out there for anyone to grab.

Data from 500M LinkedIn Users Posted for Sale Online

Personal data from more than 500 million LinkedIn users has been posted for sale online in yet another incident of threat actors scraping data from public profiles and slinging it online for potential cybercriminal misuse.

DuckDuckGo Offers Privacy Better Than Just Browser Tracking Protection

While browser tracking protection blocks trackers after they are loaded, DuckDuckGo extension blocks trackers from loading right away.

Google, Apple Both Track Mobile Telemetry Data, Despite Users Opting Out

Google’s Pixel and Apple’s iPhone both in privacy hot seat for siphoning mobile device data without consent.

TikTok will force you to see personalized ads from April 15

TikTok is planning on stopping you from avoiding personalized ads on its mobile app starting next month as it seeks to align its advertising policy with those of Facebook, Instagram, and more firms.

Over 8 million COVID-19 test results leaked online

Millions of COVID-19 test reports were found to be publicly accessible due to flawed online system implementation.

Clubhouse confirms data spillage of its audio streams

Audio-only social network iPhone app Clubhouse has confirmed that it experienced a data spill on Sunday.

Parents alerted to NurseryCam security breach

A webcam system that lets parents drop in and watch their children while at nursery school has written to families to tell them of a data breach. NurseryCam said it did not believe the incident had involved any youngsters or staff being watched without their permission, but had shut down its server as a precautionary measure.

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

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.

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