Tagged #privacy

Dec 09 AT 12:50 PM Alex Wagner 2 Comments

Blackphone will gain privacy-focused app store and Silent Spaces features in 2015

Blackphone and its Android-based PrivatOS have always been about security, and starting next year, that same focus will be applied to an application store.

Blackphone will roll an update to its phone in early 2015 that’ll include the Blackphone App Store, which the company touts as “the world’s first privacy-focused app store.” The ... Read More »

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Nov 26 AT 9:45 AM Sean Riley 4 Comments

PureVPN App Review

PureVPN has been an established player in the Virtual Private Network space since 2007 and presently serves more than one million customers. I wouldn’t normally lead off an app review with a description of the company, but when one of the primary functions of the app is to protect your privacy, the fact that they have ... Read More »

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Oct 06 AT 4:36 PM Dustin Earley 0 Comments

AT&T customers affected by insider data breach

AT&T has issued an apology today after revealing that personal information of AT&T customers has been improperly accessed by an employee of the company.

According to AT&T, the data accessed includes Social Security number information among other data. In its apology for the breach, AT&T has said it is working to contact affected customers individually ... Read More »

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Mar 23 AT 3:08 PM Dustin Earley 61 Comments

Google wants to monitor your phone calls’ background noise to better serve you ads

Google is no stranger to collecting your information in order to better serve you advertisements, but if a recently filed patent ever comes to life, the company will be taking it to the next level.

Google has made a fortune out of organizing information. They’ve created algorithms and catalogued the Internet. They’ve taken pictures all ... Read More »

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