iOS 14.5 is empowering iPhone owners to take control of how apps track their online activities. It's simple, clear and here's how you can use it.
Recycled phone numbers expose their previous owners to account takeover, hacking, stalking and even blackmail, researchers find.
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Google said the Play Store would require each app to declare what kind of personal data it collects and how it uses it — just as Apple's App Store now does.
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Apple's AirTags anti-stalking features have been tested in a real-world situation — and failed to measure up.
Peloton allowed anyone who cared to look access to its API, which contained the private details of customers.
A flaw in Qualcomm modems used by hundreds of millions of Android phones could be used to steal data or hide malware, and it's not clear how many phones have been patched.
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Five flaws in a 12-year-old Dell system driver threaten hundreds of millions of Windows laptops, desktops and servers.
Facebook has rejected Instagram ads created by Signal that would have made very clear how much data Facebook collects about you.
Chinese TV maker Skyworth admitted some of its Android sets collected far too much personal data from users, but blamed a third-party service and denied prior knowledge.
Several serious Safari flaws have prompted Apple to patch Macs, Apple Watches, iPads and iPhones going back all the way to the iPhone 5s.
Well-known password manager LastPass is having a big sale for World Password Day, with savings of 25% on new subscriptions.
LastPass's free version has been hobbled by a recent policy change, but LastPass's moderately-priced paid version is still the best password manager available.
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Apple has built privacy protections into its AirTag trackers, but they seem to apply only to people using fully updated iPhones.
Google pushed out yet more security updates for Chrome and the Chromium open-source project, the fourth round of fixes in two weeks.
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