App Lock by AJK hits the Google Play Store to password protect your apps

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Privacy is a huge concern for mobile users and it tends to focus primarily on cloud storage, but what about privacy of the data contained locally within apps on your device? It’s your personal tablet or smartphone, so why not protect it from prying eyes? That’s where App Lock by AJK ...

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Cyber Security Bundle: Become a hacker and use your powers for good, 73% off [Deal of the Day]

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It’s often impossible to protect yourself from something that you don’t understand. Fear and misconception only perpetuate a shroud of mystery and power to the cyber threats that prey upon the under-informed. Sometimes, you have to fight fire with fire. This Cyber Security Bundle ...

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NordVPN: Two years of secure & anonymous internet, $39

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Gone are the days where the only folks who would need a proxy internet connection are the nefarious creeps at the internet cafe up to who knows what. In our modern world of rapidly vanishing privacy, it’s increasingly important to protect yourself your data. We’ve all seen more and ...

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The World’s first Tor certified phone is a Boss

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CES 2015 rolls on with some great news in the Android security space.  The duo of Briggs & Spriggs announced The Boss phone alongside an Indegogo campaign.  Why is this device so important?  The Boss is the first phone of its kind in the US market, and it is a beast.  The fully unlocked ...

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Cyber Security Bundle: Become a hacker and use your powers for good, 73% off [Deal of the Day]

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It’s often impossible to protect yourself from something that you don’t understand. Fear and misconception only perpetuate a shroud of mystery and power to the cyber threats that prey upon the under-informed. Sometimes, you have to fight fire with fire. This Cyber Security Bundle ...

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Lock down your Apps with Lockdown Pro [App of the Day]

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Everyone appreciates privacy, and sometimes just having a pin code or unlock pattern on your device is not satisfactory enough to feel like your information contained within your device is protected enough – especially if you’re wife insists on knowing that unlock code! This is ...

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Facebook will allow users to alter their ad profiles; track your smartphone usage

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Have you ever wondered why Facebook just showed you an advertisement for Star Trek toys or some other random item? Well apparently you will soon be able to find out. Facebook is planning to announce Thursday that it will allow users to see the likes and interests it keeps on them. Not only will ...

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California Senate does about face; “Kill switch” bill approved

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After revising the cell phone kill-switch bill that was rejected at the end of April, it appears that the California Senate has approved the controversial bill. The key changes made were items like giving the carriers a six-month extension to the deadline for compliance and to clarify that ...

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Facebook debuts anonymous and selective login features

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Facebook is upping their privacy options for users that don’t feel comfortable logging into the social network for everything. Let’s take a look at some of the new features Facebook is rolling out. Anonymous Login When users download an app, much of the time, there is a “login ...

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Transporter Sync Review

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As bandwidth availability increases, more focus is being placed on cloud services, with the likes of Dropbox and Google Drive gaining in popularity for users to store their documents, pictures, and music in the cloud. However, whilst a lot of focus is placed on the functionality of these cloud ...

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Privacy focused Blackphone to feature a Tegra 4i chipset

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Running a modified version of Android called PrivatOS, the smartphone for the privacy concerned, made by Swiss mobile manufacturer SGP, just got a decision on the chipset it’ll be using. SGP, a joint venture between Silent Circle and Geeksphone, have settled on using a Tegra 4i chipset ...

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WhatsApp tells what’s really up with Facebook partnership, talks data and privacy

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If you’re a WhatsApp user, you can rest assured that your data and privacy will not be compromised with Facebook’s recent $16 billion purchase of the popular cross-platform social messaging platform. WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum took to the company’s personal blog today to set the ...

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FreedomPop announces the Privacy Phone, its “Snowden Phone” with encrypted communications

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With all of the privacy concerns in the U.S. with the National Security Agency, some smartphone makers are trying to provide their customers with more security and privacy. You may be familiar with one that was recently launched at Mobile World Congress, Blackphone, that runs its own PrivatOS ...

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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Mod to Android OS helps protect your privacy by giving your apps false information

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We’re always, as users, on the lookout for more mobile security. The Technology Review from MIT just did a piece on programs that are designed to keep your personal data away from mobile apps that want to access contacts. In that list comes a full rewrite of Android by developer Plamen ...

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