Your browser can tell websites how to treat your data. But companies didn’t have to listen — until now
A special signal called Global Privacy Control is sending mass “do not sell” requests on consumers’ behalf.
QR codes are a privacy problem — but not for the reasons you’ve heard
QR codes aren't inherently bad. But know the privacy and security implications before you scan.
Companies are hoarding personal data about you. Here’s how to get them to delete it.
Here's where to find the right forms and email addresses — and why data rights requests under the consumer privacy act are so complicated.
- Your Data and PrivacyAnalysis
When you ‘Ask app not to track,’ some iPhone apps keep snooping anyway
To test Apple’s newest privacy protections, we watched the data flow out of 10 popular apps. Some appeared to be “fingerprinting” phones, a more invasive form of tracking.
Privacy Reset: A guide to the important settings you should change now
From Facebook to Venmo, staying on top of your privacy starts with these key settings.
- Your Data and PrivacyPerspective
There’s no escape from Facebook, even if you don’t use it
You pay for Facebook with your privacy. And it keeps raising the price.
That email asking for proof of vaccination might be a phishing scam
As the pandemic evolves, cybercriminals capitalize on boredom and fear.
Lots of apps use your personal contacts. Few will tell you what they do with them.
Our personal contacts can reveal a lot about us, but there is little transparency and few protections around how the information is shared from your phone with third-party apps.
- Consumer TechPerspective
Amazon may be sharing your Internet connection with neighbors. Here’s how to turn it off.
You have no control over what sort of data flows over Amazon’s new Sidewalk wireless network, which has been lying dormant in Echo smart speakers and Ring cameras... until now