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President Biden revokes ban on TikTok and WeChat
President Joe Biden had revoked a number of executive orders from former…
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TikTok is really bad with privacy: how it collects face and voice data
Check out the latest changes to TikTok’s privacy policy that will now allow it to collect biometric data from its users
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US Pentagon changes its mind about DJI Drones
The US Pentagon has cleared only two drone models so far – the DJI Mavic Pro and Matrice 600 Pro – after allegations of posing security risk.
NordPass
This is the only password you have to remember
NordPass was designed with security in mind by cybersecurity experts who use state-of-the-art encryption to protect your data.
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Facebook’s new low: Paying for a study that says Apple fails at privacy
Facebook apparently funded research with the purpose of criticizing the new App Tracking Transparency framework Apple introduced with iOS 14.5
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Google wanted your location data so bad, it buried the controls in Settings
Google was so desperate to save its ad revenue that it pressured OEMs into obeying its wish, and even succeeded at convincing LG to do so.
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Have I Been Pwned is getting help from FBI after going open-source
The intelligence agency will contribute its own share of compromised credentials that will be added to the Have I Been Pwned database.
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Facebook will send codes via WhatsApp so you can use Instagram
Instagram might soon allow users to receive two factor authentication (2FA) codes for identity verification on their WhatsApp account.
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First Facebook, Now Twitter Bothering Users With App Tracking
Instead of taking a threatening tone that Facebook adopted, Twitter is telling users that ad-tracking will keep the ads they see relevant.
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You may be able to get verified on Twitter again really soon
It seems that you can opt to verify your Twitter account starting next week, but there are several new changes and requirements to be met
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This is why your kids shouldn’t be on TikTok, Facebook and more
Report shows that more than 40 percent of children are being exposed to sexual abuse on social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, and more
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Stop being so negligent when it comes to your privacy!
Nothing is for free. Especially not online. There’s always a price, and it’s your most valuable asset: your data. Protect your privacy!
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Pocketnow Daily: Facebook’s App Tracking Campaign FAILED, MacBook Air Colors & more! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the Facebook vs Apple privacy war, the design of what could be the new MacBook Air, and more.
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Stats Prove Very few iPhone users opted-in to get tracked. Sorry Facebook…
As per Flurry Media, merely 4% of users in the United States opted-in for being tracked by apps in the second week after iOS 14.5’s release.
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Qualcomm vulnerability could allow hackers to tap into your calls and texts
A vulnerability in Qualcomm’s Mobile Station Modems (MSM) could allow a hacker to read your texts, record conversations, and even unlock SIM.
I divorced WhatsApp and all of Facebook, so my friends threatened to divorce me [Update]
Update: As I said I would, here’s the receipt for those who…
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Google plans to make passwords obsolete soon
Google says it will soon automatically enable two-factor authentication for accounts that are ‘appropriately configured.’ 
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Facebook and Instagram have already begun to test Apple’s patience with new practices
Facebook is trying to goad users into accepting ad tracking by telling them that it’s essential to keeping the app free.
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After Facebook, data of half a billion LinkedIn users put up for sale online: Report
The leaked data contains LinkedIn profile IDs and URLs, names, email address, mobile numbers, employment info, and social media profile links.
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Google wants Android smartwatches and phones to act as digital IDs and keys
Google’s new Android Ready SE Alliance will let OEMs to fit their devices with dedicated security hardware for safely storing sensitive data.
Twitter
Twitter now allows using multiple security keys for 2FA authentication
Twitter will soon allow users to log in with just a physical security key without enabling two-factor authentication.
Facebook on mobile now supports 2FA authentication via a physical security key
Facebook says users can either set up a Bluetooth-based security key, or they can use one that is plugged into the USB port.
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Pocketnow Daily: Facebook VS Apple: The Ads are Getting Hilarious (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the latest chapter in the Apple VS Facebook saga, the new 14-inch MacBook Pro, and more.
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Facebook’s Empire shows Australia who’s boss (why you need the Freedom-Friendly Fediverse)
With Facebook changing policies to hurt Australian businesses, maybe it’s time to look at a more ethical alternative to Facebook again.
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Pocketnow Daily: Android 12 Sneak Peek Leaked: New Widgets & Privacy!! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible features that may arrive with Android 12, Apple’s AR headset, and more.