Leaked phone number of Mark Zuckerberg reveals he is on Signal

Leaked phone number of Mark Zuckerberg reveals he is on Signal

A security researcher revealed that Zuckerberg uses Signal by posting his leaked phone number which confirmed the Facebook CEO uses Signal app, "In another turn of events, Mark Zuckerberg also respects his own privacy, by using a chat app that has end-to-end encryption and isn't owned by @facebook.

Social media is no place for COVID-19 vaccination cards

Social media is no place for COVID-19 vaccination cards

You’re posting a photo of your vaccination card on social media.When you post it to Facebook, Instagram, or to some other social media platform, you may be handing valuable information over to someone who could use it for identity theft.

Woman forced to take pregnancy test for flight to Saipan

Woman forced to take pregnancy test for flight to Saipan

After clarifying that this test was indeed administered to a random female passenger and needed to be completed in order to board my flight, I was handed a medical records release form to sign.

Signing Up To A New Crypto Currency Exchange For A Free $10 Is A Bad Idea

Signing Up To A New Crypto Currency Exchange For A Free $10 Is A Bad Idea

So, is giving up your passport or drivers license details — and even residential information — really worth $10?Image SourceWhen you sign up to a cryptocurrency exchange — thanks to government regulations — you’re more than likely using a service with KYC checks in place that require certain documents to be provided to prove your identity due to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorism Funding (CTF) laws.

The Social Cost of Caring About My Data

The Social Cost of Caring About My Data

And it certainly isn't easy to use the internet or the latest tech while caring about your data. Many people's reasoning for not caring about their data is a lack of knowledge on how it's being used and abused.

Abusing the GDPR to get someone’s intimate personal data.

Abusing the GDPR to get someone’s intimate personal data.

In other words: by only knowing your name, date of birth and home address; a criminal, your angry sister, your ex-partner or a disgruntled colleague is able to get all that personal information listed above and abuse it in any way possible.

California Birth Index

California Birth Index

The CABI does not contain the same information as a birth certificate. Although birth records in California are publicly available, only certain persons may obtain an authorized copy. Anyone not on the list of authorized persons may obtain an informational copy.

Startups and the Rise of Digital Identity

Startups and the Rise of Digital Identity

Well, if you want to keep your identity safe from hackers, see people in developing nations open a bank account for the first time, and take control over your personal data—digital identity matters.

Free 'family tree' website shows your addresses, relatives and phone numbers

Free 'family tree' website shows your addresses, relatives and phone numbers

— Joining in on the current trend in genealogy and family tree websites, FamilyTreeNow lets you search anyone's name for free and get a list of known relatives, addresses, and phone numbers.

The Dangers of a Mandatory DNA Database

The Dangers of a Mandatory DNA Database

A law he proposed would have forced many residents to give samples of their DNA to a state database, to be stored with their name and Social Security number.

Nova warns listeners of data breach affecting 250,000 Australians

Nova warns listeners of data breach affecting 250,000 Australians

Nova chief executive Cathy O’Connor said in a statement on Thursday that individuals were being notified about the steps they can take, with the disclosed information varying from person to person.

Ads Following You Around? Here’s How You Can Stop Them

Ads Following You Around? Here’s How You Can Stop Them

When you use incognito or privacy mode on your browser, it automatically deletes the cookies that are stored in a temporary folder. If you don’t want any advertisers to track you, use a secure browser.

Facebook says hackers accessed highly-details personal data of 15 million users

Facebook says hackers accessed highly-details personal data of 15 million users

Having previously advised that the access tokens stolen by hackers had not been used to infiltrate other apps and services, the social networking giant now says 15 million people have had their names and contact details exposed.

5 tips for helping children think critically about privacy

5 tips for helping children think critically about privacy

Also, while we often think of “sharing” in the context of social media and the Internet, it can also be helpful to consider more analog applications, like updating relatives in phone calls or sharing pictures and home movies when they come to visit.