Osman

I like to think about the impact that the internet has on humanity. In my free time, I'm wolfing down pasta.

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Google’s tracking cookies are going away. Is that good?

Google claims that FloC, its new alternative to tracking cookies, will raise privacy. We take a look at whether that’s the case.
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3 mins

Are QR codes safe? Not always

There are a few ways QR codes pose online security risks. Here are a few simple tips to protect yourself.
10 times Facebook violated your privacy.
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10 times Facebook violated your privacy

To say that Facebook has a less-than-stellar reputation for privacy is understating it. Here are some major instances where the company didn’t guard your data.
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2 mins

Facebook wearables are coming. Would you want them?

If you thought Facebook knew too much about you, wait till it launches hardware products like fitness trackers, smart glasses, and neural wristbands.
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Explainer: $5bn lawsuit against Google over Incognito mode

Chrome’s Incognito mode doesn’t prevent Google from tracking you—and users are suing over it.
bossware: remote employee spying tools
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Bossware: How remote-work tools can be used to spy on you

More people are working from home, leading to the growth of apps that let companies monitor employee activity. Here’s how they work.
what is a digital footprint and how can you manage it
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What is a digital footprint and how can I manage it?

What you do online reveals a lot about you to the world. Take back your privacy by limiting and obscuring your digital footprint.
will privacy be another casualty in digital vaccination passports
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Digital vaccination passports are here

Some countries will require proof that you’ve been vaccinated against Covid-19 before letting you travel or go to public places. Will privacy be sacrificed?
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Venmo, Cash App, and PayPal scams: How to stay safe

Venmo, Cash App, and PayPal are popular payment methods. Here’s how to stay protected from scams while using them.
how to tell if your webcam has been hacked
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How to tell if your webcam has been hacked

Six ways to know if someone is watching you with your laptop’s camera.

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