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Facebook paid third-party contractors to listen to your audio chats

Facebook paid contractors to listen to users’ voice messages without their knowledge Facebook Inc. reportedly paid “hundreds of outside contractors” to sneakily transcribe users’ audio clips without their knowledge, reports Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter. Bloomberg said the contractors working on the project were neither told where the […]

Facebook is working on an ad-free subscription-based version

Are you ready for an ad-free Facebook experience? Facebook has been conducting a market research among its consumers for an ad-free subscription version of the social network to see if they’d be interested in paying for their privacy, according to Bloomberg. As per rumors in the past, Facebook has considered […]

Uber paid 20-year-old Florida hacker $100000 to keep data breach secret

Uber paid hackers to keep data breach secret, says sources Uber, the ride-hailing smartphone app, suffered a data breach last year in which over 57 million customers and 600,000 drivers had their personal information stolen by a 20-year-old hacker from Florida. Now, in a statement released on the 2016 attack, […]

Online Privacy: Free or Paid?

Internet privacy is an issue that has gained significant traction over the years. Cybercriminals have increasing control over the hacked accounts of people on the net, including usage statistics, search queries, biographic data, perhaps even access to your WebCam and sensitive files. There are many ways to mitigate security concerns, […]

Online Privacy: Free or Paid?

Internet privacy is an issue that has gained significant traction over the years. Cybercriminals have increasing control over the hacked accounts of people on the net, including usage statistics, search queries, biographic data, perhaps even access to your WebCam and sensitive files. There are many ways to mitigate security concerns, […]