Privacy Heroes

Privacy Heroes

From search engines, browsers, and email providers to cloud storage, chat apps, and social media, you’re being exploited and exposed online. To make the Internet a safe place to conduct business, browse the web, and store sensitive data.

This Thermometer Tells Your Temperature, Then Tells Firms Where to Advertise

This Thermometer Tells Your Temperature, Then Tells Firms Where to Advertise

This flu season, Clorox paid to license information from Kinsa, a tech start-up that sells internet-connected thermometers that are a far cry from the kind once made with mercury and glass.

Lawyers for 'GTA: Online' Get Court Order to Search Homes of Alleged Cheat Makers

Lawyers for 'GTA: Online' Get Court Order to Search Homes of Alleged Cheat Makers

Infamous is one of several “mod menus” or third-party cheat programs that players access by loading specific files onto a PC or a modified last-gen console, letting users do pretty much anything they can imagine in GTA 5’s online and offline modes, ranging from creating clone armies to making money rain from the sky.

Honour of Kings uses facial recognition to check ages

Honour of Kings uses facial recognition to check ages

Tencent highlighted that many users had previously voiced concerns about the idea of it using facial ID checks in games and said it would evaluate the results of the real-world trial "in depth".

91 “child friendly” Android apps accused of exploitation

91 “child friendly” Android apps accused of exploitation

Last week, Attorney General Hector Balderas filed a lawsuit charging Tiny Lab, as well as Twitter’s and Google’s advertising platforms, with surreptitiously grabbing kids’ information so as to profile them and target them for “commercial exploitation.”

Fortnite Android App Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Disk Attacks

Fortnite Android App Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Disk Attacks

They refused, creating an unnecessary risk for Android users in order to score cheap PR points," Sweeney said on Twitter, referring to one of his engineers' request to Google to hold off from publishing for 90 days so Fortnite users could update their apps.

Steam improves Windows game support for Linux

Steam improves Windows game support for Linux

Valve Software, the company behind the successful game distribution service Steam, announced the release of a new version of Steam Play today that improves Windows game support for Linux.

Pokémon Go is scanning phones for evidence of root and locking players out

Pokémon Go is scanning phones for evidence of root and locking players out

But with v0.115.2 of the game, it looks like Pokémon Go is scanning the device’s storage for any files that might be involved in the rooting process (via Android Police) and locking players out.

How to improve your gaming experience with a VPN

How to improve your gaming experience with a VPN

There are many webpages that you can read online which will detail why you should use a VPN whilst gaming with claims such as it will solve latency (ping) issues, allow access to regional DLC and games earlier and various other claims.