data privacy

Data Privacy threat to Americans from Biden government

In continuation to what NSA is doing, the 100-day-old Biden Government has plans to monitor the online and digital communication activity of American citizens. As per the report on CNN, this public surveillance program will be carried out by Department of Homeland Security and will be done by collaborating with private companies, mainly those belonging […]

French company sues Apple Inc over Data Privacy

We all know that Apple offers devices that are extremely reliable when it comes to the function of keeping the user data safe from snooping eyes and governments. But on contrary to what is being assumed, a French startup has sued Apple Inc for sharing user data with its affiliate companies with no permission or […]

Virginia files data protection laws in align with UK GDPR

Virginia has become the second state in United States to formulate a data protection act that will be in lines with UK’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). However, the act will come into effect the 1st of January 2023 and until then will be available for access, discussions, and edits through proper channel. Dubbed as […]

Data Privacy concerns erupt with Robotic Vacuums

Robotic Vacuums simplify the lives of the users by keeping the house clean. But to all those who are using such devices to keep their homes neat and clean, you better know a fact that such robots when connected to internet can be intercepted by hackers who can then snoop into your homes by hacking […]

Brexit erupts new data privacy fears among Facebook and Google users

Facebook and Google are apparently planning to move their user data from UK to United States (their California headquarters) after Brexit, as it makes it easy for the US law enforcement to spy on the generated data to find anything suspicious. But the new move is said to help American intelligence agencies to spy on […]

Apple plans new data privacy guidelines to app developers

Coming year, that is from the year 2021, all new app developers need to share the information with Apple Inc on how their application stores data and shares it with third parties. This includes data such as analytical tools, data being shared with ad networks and 3rd party SDKs or other external firms. From this […]

Google makes changes to its Data Retention Laws

Google has made changes to its data privacy laws by giving its users the privilege of customizing the feature of how long the search engine giant maintains and stores the search and location history on its servers. The internet juggernaut has started sending an email to all its customers regarding privacy change and is urging […]

NHS selling patient data to US Pharmaceutical companies

Patients in the UK are at risk of being identified through their medical data say, privacy experts.   Phil Booth who is a privacy campaigner working for MedConfidential Group claims that hospitals in the NHS network are now found selling patient data to US Pharmaceutical companies which can then use the available info to re-construct […]

Web Browser options for data privacy seekers

For those who think its time that their browser is scooping up a lot of personal information than required, here are some 3rd party tools that can help browse and search- keeping your privacy intact and that too at ‘zero’ cost.   VPN Pioneer of Opera- This free web browser from Microsoft Windows offers a VPN […]

Information Security grabs attention at CES 2020

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 Las Vegas, startups have shown a lot of interest in detailing the facts on how they secure their user data and how they protect it to the core when a consumer uses either a smart toy or a heartbeat monitoring gadget. This clearly states to us the fact […]

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