Here’s how the Windows 11 2022 Update protects your passwords and privacy from phishing attacks

Microsoft started shipping the Windows 11 2022 Update last week. The update includes several features, including the return of drag and drop in the Taskbar and a Live Captions feature. But the Windows 11 2022 Update isn’t just about an improved user interface and accessibility, it also has a long list of security features to […]

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LG launches UltraPC 16, 17 with AI privacy features and choice of Intel or AMD

What you need to know LG announced two new laptops this week, the LG Ultra PC 17 and LG Ultra PC 16. The larger of the laptops runs on an Intel Core processor and NVIDIA graphics while the smaller features an AMD CPU and Radeon graphics. The LG Ultra PC 17 and LG Ultra PC […]

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Meta Sued Over Tracking iPhone Users Despite Apple’s Privacy Features

Meta is facing a new proposed class action lawsuit that accuses it of tracking and collecting the personal data of iPhone users, despite features and policies made by Apple which are meant to stop that same type of tracking. In August, it was revealed that with the Facebook and Instagram apps, Meta can track all […]

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South Korea hits Google and Meta with $72 million in fines over privacy law violations

South Korea’s Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC) hit Google and Meta with fines totaling KRW 100 billion over the violation of privacy laws. This is the biggest such fine in the country to date and also the first to be imposed over the collection and use of behavioral information for customized advertising. Google is taking […]

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An Effort to ID Tulsa Race Massacre Victims Raises Privacy Issues

But this is far from the first time family members’ genetic material has been used to put names to unidentified remains. Scientists around the world have used DNA to identify missing persons and victims of war, genocide, and natural disasters. The International Commission on Missing Persons, or ICMP, a nongovernmental organization based in The Netherlands, […]

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Privacy Indicators on iPhone 14 Pro’s Pill-Shaped Cutout Will Be Brighter Than Rest of Display, Similar to Mac Camera LED

Last minute rumors have suggested that the two planned cutouts on the iPhone 14 Pro will be displayed as a single large pill-shaped cutout, with Apple also using that space for the green and orange camera and microphone privacy indicators. The privacy indicator information comes from a source on the MacRumors forums who appears to […]

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Rumor claims iPhone 14 Pro’s dual-cutouts will appear as one and show privacy indicators

Apple will be announced their 2022 iPhone lineup next week and rumors are swirling as hard as ever leading up to the announcement. One rumor surrounding the redesigned “notch” in the display is that the two cutouts will appear as one using unlit pixels from the display. The software would control when the pixels between […]

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iPhone 14 Pro’s Large Pill-Shaped Cutout Will Display Camera and Microphone Privacy Indicators

The large pill-shaped combination cutout that’s planned for the iPhone 14 Pro models will display privacy indicators for the microphone and the camera, according to a source that spoke to 9to5Mac. Image via 9to5Mac Apple is planning to replace the notch on the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ models with two separate pill-shaped and hole-punch cutouts that […]

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Apple’s Chief Privacy Officer Jane Horvath to Depart Company

Apple privacy chief Jane Horvath is set to leave the company to join a law firm, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Horvath has served as Apple’s Chief Privacy Officer for the last couple of years, and before that, she was senior director of global privacy at the company. Horvath has worked for Apple […]

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SSD externe IronKey Vault Privacy 80 : sécurisé, mais lent et cher

Les clés USB DataTraveler de Kingston sont une option intéressante pour les utilisateurs qui ont besoin d’un chiffrement et d’une protection par mot de passe de leurs données. Le nouveau SSD externe IronKey Vault Privacy 80 joue par contre dans une tout autre catégorie. Ce disque USB utilise une technologie de chiffrement matérielle qui a […]

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WhatsApp Privacy Update Lets You Hide ‘Last Seen’ Status From Specific Contacts

WhatsApp is rolling out two new privacy updates this month, including the ability to adjust the visibility of your “Last Seen” status on a contact-by-contact basis, and a way to silently leave group chats without all members of the group being notified when you do. As regular WhatsApp users will know, the “Last Seen” status […]

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iOS 16 Security and Privacy Features: Everything You Need to Know

Every iOS update adds new privacy and security features, and iOS 16 is no exception. Apple has added tools to make it easier to apply security updates, new Face ID capabilities, improvements to photo security, and more, with details on all of the new privacy and security options outlined below. Safety Check The Settings app […]

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HarmonyOS 3.0 unveiled with improved homescreen, privacy and performance

Huawei’s post-Android operating system, HarmonyOS, has reached its third major version. The original was unveiled in mid-2019, then version 2 came and went to to reach 90 million users by September of last year. It is now powering over 300 million devices with a further 170+ million devices using the HarmonyOS Connect platform (a way […]

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The Toll Facial Recognition Systems Might Take on Our Privacy and Humanity

Artificial intelligence really is everywhere in our day-to-day lives, and one area that’s drawn a lot of attention is its use in facial recognition systems (FRS). This controversial collection of technology is one of the most hotly-debated among data privacy activists, government officials, and proponents of tougher measures on crime. Enough ink has been spilled […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Writes Letter to U.S. Senate Supporting Strong Privacy Legislation

Apple CEO Tim Cook today wrote a letter to the U.S. Senate advocating for strong privacy legislation at the federal level. The letter appears to be in response to a proposed bipartisan bill titled the “American Data Privacy and Protection Act” that would outline the types of data companies can collect from individuals and how […]

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Data privacy : « La protection des données sensibles représente désormais un enjeu de confiance des utilisateurs et clients »

La présidente de la Commission européenne et le président américain ont annoncé le 25 mars 2022 avoir trouvé un nouvel accord politique de principe cadrant le transfert des données personnelles européennes vers les États-Unis. Ce nouvel accord viendrait combler le vide laissé par l’invalidation du Privacy Shield. En l’état actuel de la loi et la […]

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Apple Says Revised U.S. Sideloading Bill Would ‘Undermine the Privacy and Security Protections’ iPhone Users Rely On

Senator Amy Klobuchar last night introduced a revised version [PDF] of the American Choice and Innovation Act, as the U.S. government continues to work toward legislation that targets major tech companies and that would mandate sideloading on the iPhone. There are few changes to the bill that would alleviate Apple’s concerns about it, and the […]

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ProtonMail Unifies Encrypted Mail, Calendar, VPN, and Storage Services Under New ‘Proton’ Brand

Swiss-based encrypted email provider ProtonMail today announced a restructuring of its privacy-first services, bringing them under a new unifying brand name: Proton. Today, we are undertaking our biggest step forward in the movement for an internet that respects your privacy. The new, updated Proton offers one account, many services, and one privacy-by-default ecosystem. You can […]

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SSD externe IronKey Vault Privacy 80 (VP80ES), Kingston vise la sécurité avant tout

Kingston complète son offre de produit avec chiffrement au travers de l’annonce du SSD externe IronKey Vault Privacy 80 (VP80ES). Il s’agit d’une solution équipée d’un écran tactile et d’un chiffrement matériel XTS-AES 256 bits. L’ensemble est certifié FIPS 197. Il accepte les multi-mots de passe avec modes PIN et Passphrase. L’IronKey VP80ES est un […]

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Brave Browser for iOS Gains New ‘Privacy Hub’ and Enhanced Fingerprinting Protections

Privacy-focused browser Brave has updated its iOS app with a new Privacy Hub feature that displays a summary of the trackers it has blocked for specific sites or over a given time span. Similar to Safari’s Privacy Report, the new Privacy Hub in version 1.38 of the browser is designed to educate users about trackers […]

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