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Have you ever suspected that Facebook is listening to your conversations through Microphone?

Have you ever suspected that Facebook is listening to your conversations through Microphone?

June 03, 2016Mohit Kumar
Have you ever felt Facebook is showing you very relevant ads about topics you’re only discussing around your phone? If yes, then you ma...
Top Websites Using Audio Fingerprinting to Secretly Track Web Users

Top Websites Using Audio Fingerprinting to Secretly Track Web Users

May 21, 2016Mohit Kumar
Despite browsing incognito, blocking advertisements, or hiding your tracks, some websites monitor and track your every move online using ...
Here's How Websites Are Tracking You Online

Here's How Websites Are Tracking You Online

October 28, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Webmasters can track all your activities on the Internet – even if you have already cleared your browsing history and deleted all saved ...
Twitter will now Track EVERY App You have Installed on Your Smartphone

Twitter will now Track EVERY App You have Installed on Your Smartphone

November 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
Like Facebook and Google, Twitter will soon be collecting your smartphone data in order to provide a " more personal Twitter experi...
HTML5 Canvas Fingerprint — Widely Used Unstoppable Web Tracking Technology

HTML5 Canvas Fingerprint — Widely Used Unstoppable Web Tracking Technology

July 23, 2014Mohit Kumar
Till Now we have seen many traditional way of tracking web users, such as using cookies that get saved on user’s system may not be avail...
NSA using Browser Cookies to track Tor Users

NSA using Browser Cookies to track Tor Users

October 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
Yesterday a new classified NSA document was leaked by Edward Snowden - titled ‘ Tor Stinks ’ in which ideas were being kicked around f...
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