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Google Confirms Creepy New Privacy Problem

Google Confirms Creepy New Privacy Problem | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Google has insisted that it is committed to earning the trust of users, but this latest privacy intrusion revelation might have made that commitment even harder to realize. Here's what you need t
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if Google confirms creepy privacy problem - we should be listening  (they are)....

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A powerful spyware app now targets iPhone owners

A powerful spyware app now targets iPhone owners | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Security researchers have discovered a powerful surveillance app first designed for Android devices can now target victims with iPhones. The spy app, found by researchers at mobile security firm Lookout, said its developer abused their Apple-issued enterprise certificates to bypass the tech giant&#…
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way to go Apple...  "After researchers disclosed their findings, Apple revoked the app maker’s enterprise certificate, knocking every installed app offline and unable to run."

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Why you should use a VPN in 2019

Why you should use a VPN in 2019 | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
It’s time to start using a VPN. Here’s why–and three good choices to get your started.
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it makes a huge difference - for many reasons....   but, remember - nothing is free - best to avoid the so called free VPN - they need to make money - somehow....

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Widespread Security Flaw Leaves Wi-Fi Networks Open to Attack

Widespread Security Flaw Leaves Wi-Fi Networks Open to Attack | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
This vulnerability enables hackers to intercept information you transmit over a Wi-Fi connection. Here’s what every internet user must know — and do –…
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something to be aware of (if you use the internet)....

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7 Ways To Protect Yourself From Being Hacked

7 Ways To Protect Yourself From Being Hacked | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
You don't have to be a IT security expert to keep your business safe online.
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use protection! some good stuff here - worth reading

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That mental health app might share your data without telling you

That mental health app might share your data without telling you | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Free apps marketed to people with depression or who want to quit smoking are hemorrhaging user data to third parties like Facebook and Google — but often don’t admit it in their privacy policies, new research says. The study is the latest to highlight the potential risks of entrusting sensitive health information to our phones.
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everybody knows apps can be so cool...  but at what cost?  one way or another - it is about money...

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TSA to launch 3-D tech that will make going through security a walk in the park

TSA to launch 3-D tech that will make going through security a walk in the park | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The TSA has signed a $96.8 million contract with Smiths Detection, Inc. to go toward developing advanced technology at airport security checkpoints over a period of five years.
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welcome news for travel....

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HomeKeepr | Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe: WiFi Security for Beginners

HomeKeepr | Keep It Secret, Keep It Safe: WiFi Security for Beginners | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Let’s go through some basics of WiFi security to keep your home network and IoT devices protected.
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Kaspersky: Windows 10's antivirus integration anti-competitive - gHacks Tech News

Kaspersky: Windows 10's antivirus integration anti-competitive - gHacks Tech News | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Eugen Kaspersky, head of the Russian security company Kaspersky Lab has accused Microsoft of anti-competitive practices in the Windows 10 operating system.
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It is about the level of defense....

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Countering the Growing Intellectual Property Theft Threat

Countering the Growing Intellectual Property Theft Threat | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The FBI is part of a new strategy to combat intellectual property crimes.
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there are so many tasks the FBI is responsible for  -  protecting the country in many ways - but this one would be exceptionally challenging......

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