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How Game Apps That Captivate Kids Have Been Collecting Their Data

Before Kim Slingerland downloaded the Fun Kid Racing app for her then-5-year-old son, Shane, she checked to make sure it was in the family section of the Google Play store and rated as age-appropriate. The game, which lets children race cartoon cars with anima...

Welcome To Crypto Week

The Internet is an amazing invention. We marvel at how it connects people, connects ideas, and makes the world smaller. But the Internet isn’t perfect. It was put together piecemeal through publicly funded research, private investment, and organic growth tha...

Robocall Alert: Scams Will Make Up Nearly Half Of All Cellphone Calls By 2019, Report Says

Nearly half of all cellphone calls next year will come from scammers, according to First Orion, a co...

China’s Chilling ‘Social Credit System’ Is Straight Out of Dystopian Sci-Fi, And It’s Already Switched On

It’s been in the pipeline for years: a sprawling, technological mass surveillance network the ...

The UK Government Is Planning To Set Up A Regulator For The Internet

The UK government is preparing to establish a new internet regulator that would make tech firms liab...

The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

In 2015, Amazon.com Inc. began quietly evaluating a startup called Elemental Technologies, a pote...

Russian Firms ‘Scraped’ Data from Facebook for Facial Recognition

On the same day Facebook announced that it had carried out its biggest purge yet of American account...

Has your VPN been busted for Logging?

IPVanish is under fire after a Reddit user blew the whistle on the reality of the VPN provider’s l...

Virtual and Cyber Crime: Security Threats

Technology represents a new area of security threats. The danger of identity theft, cyber crime, and...

How to identify and protect against email Phishing

Phishing is when a 3rd party, typically a hacker or malicious website, uses the brand identity of a ...