App Developers May Be Unknowingly Bundling Spyware into Products

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As technology moves to the forefront of our lives, we begin to experience the negative side of each progression. To no surprise, security and privacy issues have surfaced as more and more software, websites, and apps are developed for smartphone, tablet, and desktop use.

Hackers and developers with bad intentions are not new to the industry. Since the onset of the internet, big names and individuals alike have been on the ...

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Windows 10 Privacy Scare – Be Aware, Not Concerned

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It seems as though every upgrade we make on our computers and mobile devices pushes us further into the grasp of Big Brother, or whoever else is watching. Microsoft’s latest free upgrade to Windows 10 is causing some much expected privacy concerns, but should you be worried? In short, probably not.

Understanding your latest upgrade and what comes with it is the best way to battle the breaches. This goes for all updates on all your devices. Windows 10 has a ...

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Google Caught Spying Without Consent: Eavesdropping Tool May Be Installed On Your Device

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It has recently been exposed that Google’s Chrome has been remotely installing a component via the Chromium browser which allows your computer to perform as an “open microphone,” and largely without users’ permission. Though Google claims it is a tool meant to support its new “OK, Google” hotword detection, privacy advocates claim the component is involuntarily activated without users’ knowledge. Once installed, some have noticed their webcams or microphone indicator lights turn off and on randomly, during which time the ...

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