You have two months to claim your share of the $700M Equifax breach settlement
The Equifax data breach affected 147 million people. If you’re one of them, you have till Jan. 22, 2020, to see if you are eligible and file an FTC claim.
Articleby Clifford ColbyNovember 22, 2019 5:05 AM PST Huawei’s been news cycle fixture for a while now, let’s take a look the saga.
Huawei ban: Full timeline on how and why its phones are under fire
Here’s a breakdown of the controversial Chinese telecom and phone maker’s saga so far.
Articleby Sean KeaneNovember 22, 2019 2:45 AM PST T-Mobile said a hack exposed the personal information of its prepaid wireless customers.
T-Mobile customers’ personal information exposed in hack
The hack comes about a year after a similar data breach in 2018.
Google’s Android bug bounty program will now pay out $1.5 million
Hacking the Pixel’s Titan M chip and finding exploits in the developer preview versions of Android will earn you the big bucks.
Articleby Corinne ReichertNovember 21, 2019 2:01 PM PST Facebook and Google are being criticized for collecting data on its users to serve ads.
Facebook, Google ‘surveillance’ threatens human rights, Amnesty International says
The human rights organization calls on governments to restrict the collection of personal data.
Articleby Queenie WongNovember 21, 2019 10:50 AM PST Amazon said it was not negligible in Capital One’s breach in a letter to senators.
Amazon tells senators it isn’t to blame for Capital One breach
Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ron Wyden have called for an investigation of Amazon, which hosted a cloud server used by the banking giant.
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Amazon faces questions on Ring security from five senators
The video doorbell is under scrutiny again.
Articleby Corinne ReichertNovember 20, 2019 1:49 PM PST Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth — unless you’ve got security and privacy concerns.
Don’t buy these gifts for your privacy-minded friends, Mozilla warns
In its 2019 gift guide, the organization breaks down what devices come with privacy strings attached.
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We break down the ins and outs of the Surface Pro X (The Daily Charge, 11/5/2019)
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Hackers are targeting Facebook accounts to run ad fraud campaigns
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Google buys Fitbit, TikTok under investigation
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An app wanted to bring back Instagram’s creepiest feature for stalking loved ones
Exposed database left terabyte of travelers’ data open to the public
Exclusive: The database has information on hundreds of thousands of travelers, including credit card numbers, names and addresses.
Google security on steroids: Find out if it’s for you
The physical security key can stop hackers in their tracks.
How to set up a VPN on your iPhone or Android phone: Yes, you need one
The absolute beginner’s guide to safer browsing on public Wi-Fi in under 10 minutes.
The best home security cameras of 2019
Want a live video feed of your home? Start with these products.
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Ahead of Black Friday, Amazon and Walmart set off a new battle over one-day shipping
Obama says technology is ‘splintering’ society
President Trump doesn’t seem to understand Apple or 5G
Motorola Razr: This ingenious hinge is the secret to the phone’s ability to fold flat
Suspended animation is real and human trials have begun
Samsung Galaxy S10 PlusYou’re looking at one of the best Android phones of 2019. $799.99
Apple iPhone XS MaxGigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price. $999.99
Google Home MiniSounds great, but lacks vision. $25.00
2019 Hyundai Veloster NThe performance junkie’s hot hatch.
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