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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Protect your pictures, messages, and more with NQ Mobile’s Vault

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Because we know you have something you'd rather keep private...

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New judge ruling declares law enforcement must have a warrant in order to access mobile location data

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Worried about whether or not Big Brother can keep his prying eyes on your location at all times? With mobile devices relying more and more heavily on location data every day, the concern is certainly legitimate. However, today, ruling came down from U.S. Judge Lynn Hughes that law enforcement ...

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PrivacyStar Users Hit 100,000 Reports to the FTC!

PrivacyStar, an Android app and service that allows subscribers to report and block telemarketers and debt collectors who violate consumer protection laws, hit a record milestone this week for reports filed with the FTC. Users of the service made their 100,000th report to the Federal Trade ...

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McAfee Acquires WaveSecure Maker tenCube

McAfee, Inc. announced they have entered into an agreement to acquire the privately owned tenCube, developer of WaveSecure, one of the winners of ADC2. McAfee is expanding its abilities in the mobile space with the acquisition, and they intend to leverage this as a single platform from consumer ...

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