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Data collection for Firefox The Firefox browser has been widely known for its respect for user’s privacy. One famous feature of the browser is its Opt-In telemetry setting. This is a setting that enables users to allow Mozilla to gather browser data from its customers. Online data collection is... Read more
With the development of the technology and the software world, a proportional development can be observed among the ways in which the aforementioned two elements could be exploited and turned against the user for the sake of some anonymous criminal’s profit. Hackers are ceaselessly trying to come up with... Read more
Recently, the independent software security researcher Will Strafach reported that the iOS application known as AccuWeather has been detected to send personal user information to a third-party company known as Reveal Mobile. The Reveal Mobile company has stated on their website to be able to help app developers to... Read more
The Research A recent investigation by researchers from the mobile software security company Lookout revealed that a SDK (Software Development Kit) that has been implemented within over 500 mobile applications has been gathering personal data from the users and to the developers of the said SDK. The company that... Read more
Illegal Internet money extortion schemes are nothing new yet, as of recent, a significant rise in the instances of spam e-mail blackmailing has been detected by researchers world-wide. The last two instances of this boom of money extortion have been targeted at users from Australia and France. What’s more,... Read more
Bitcoins anonymity It is a well known fact that the Internet currency known as Bitcoins is extremely difficult to trace. Anonymity is one of the most valued aspects of this sort of payment method and a lot of people use Bitcoins precisely because of this trait. However, because of... Read more
There is no denying that the issue with Browser Hijackers is real and that each day thousands of people fall victims to this sort of undesirable and potentially hazardous sort of malware. However, every now and then improvements are being made towards enhancing and improving the online safety of... Read more
Applications that collect personal data are nothing new. In fact, it is commonplace for software developers to implement features within their products that collect personal data from the user, related to the use of the said application. Such data can later be used for enhanced advertising as well as... Read more
Solar energy is becoming more and more popular with each passing year – and for a good couple of reasons. It is, for all intents and purposes, inexhaustible and, in addition to that, it also serves as one of the most environmentally-friendly sources of energy that we use en... Read more