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Google makes it easier to delete your search history

Google now lets users delete search history more easily Google announced that it is making it easier for users to understand and control their data from directly within its products, starting with Search. “Today, we’re making it easier for you to make decisions about your data directly within the Google […]

Google admits third-party developers can access users’ Gmail inbox

Google still allows third-party developers to scan your Gmail accounts In July this year, we had reported how Google is allowing third-party app developers access to user’s private messages in Gmail. Now, the search giant has officially admitted in a letter to US lawmakers that it allows third-party apps to […]

Reddit hack: Users’ personal information compromised in a serious data breach

Reddit discloses hack, reveals hackers stole email addresses and old passwords Reddit, the social discussion, and forum-hosting website, in a blog post on Wednesday, said that a security breach earlier this summer has compromised personal information of some users, including email addresses and private messages. However, the company did not […]

Facebook shared its users’ data with 60 Companies

Facebook shared users’ personal data with 60 companies including Apple, Samsung, and Amazon While Facebook is still reeling under the heat of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a new report in The New York Times has raised fresh concerns about Facebook’s privacy protection policies. The Times has claimed that the social networking […]

500,000 Cisco routers hacked worldwide by Russian Hackers

Cisco warns 500,000 routers have been hacked in suspected Russian plan to attack Ukraine Security researchers from Cisco’s cyber intelligence unit Talos have warned that Russian hackers have infected over 500,000 routers with a sophisticated malware and have plans to launch a cyber attack on Ukraine. According to the researchers, […]

Facebook claims that Google and Twitter also collect users’ offline data

Facebook drags Google and Twitter into privacy scuffle Recently, it was revealed that data analysis firm, Cambridge Analytica and Facebook were involved in a privacy data scandal wherein the former illegally harvested up to 87 million Facebook users’ personal data without their knowledge and consent. Facebook allowed thousands of app […]