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U.S. Senators Say ID.me Deceived Customers, Calls for FTC Investigation
Four U.S. senators have written a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate what it claims to be deceptive statements made by ID.me. The senators said that...
Research Paper Says Thousands of Websites Collecting User Credentials
In a sample of over 100,000 websites, researchers confirmed that online trackers are recording users' keystrokes while they browse a huge number of popular websites. The joint...
EU Commission’s New Proposal Raises Privacy Red Flags
Several prominent human rights groups have voiced concerns over certain rules in the European Commission's latest proposal. According to them, the proposed rules would be...
Mozilla Report Says Mental Health, Prayer Apps Terrible at Data Safety
Mental health and wellness apps position themselves as tools to help us navigate through the chaotic ups and downs of our everyday lives. However, a new report has found that many...
Twitter DMs Should Have End-to-End Encryption, Says Elon Musk
Twitter Inc.'s (TWTR) new owner Elon Musk has called for end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for direct messages (DM) on the microblogging platform. Musk made the suggestion on Thursday,...
California Residents Raise Concerns Over Smart Water Meters
Cities across California, like Oceanside and San Diego, are transitioning to automated water metering systems in a bid to promote water conservation. However, some residents of...
New Zealand Government Websites and Portal Inaccessible
A swathe of New Zealand government websites were inaccessible on Tuesday, with several sites displaying security warnings to visitors. This included websites of the Parliament,...
Meta to Implement New Measures to Counter Doxing
Facebook and Instagram parent company Meta has announced it will soon prevent its users from sharing "publicly available" private addresses. This move is in line with its...
Cutting-Edge Encryption Methods Could End the Privacy Dilemma
One of the world's biggest technological hurdles is the inability to safely and ethically share data. This issue hampers progress in all kinds of spheres like detecting...