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OnePlus Secretly Collects Way More Data Than It Should — Here’s How to Disable It

OnePlus Secretly Collects Way More Data Than It Should — Here’s How to Disable It

October 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
There is terrible news for all OnePlus lovers. Your OnePlus handset, running OxygenOS—the company's custom version of the Android o...
22 Apple Distributors Arrested for Selling Customers’ Data in $7.4 Million

22 Apple Distributors Arrested for Selling Customers’ Data in $7.4 Million

June 08, 2017Wang Wei
Image Source: South China Morning Post Chinese authorities have announced the arrest of around 22 distributors working as Apple distrib...
Verizon to pre-install a 'Spyware' app on its Android phones to collect user data

Verizon to pre-install a 'Spyware' app on its Android phones to collect user data

March 30, 2017Mohit Kumar
If the death of online privacy rules wasn't enough for Internet Service Providers and advertisers to celebrate, Verizon has planned t...
Smart TV Maker Fined $2.2 Million For Spying on Its 11 Million Users

Smart TV Maker Fined $2.2 Million For Spying on Its 11 Million Users

February 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Your government is spying on you! Businesses are spying on you! Your phone and browser are constantly spying on you! Even your TV is spyi...
'Web Of Trust' Browser Add-On Caught Selling Users' Data — Uninstall It Now

'Web Of Trust' Browser Add-On Caught Selling Users' Data — Uninstall It Now

November 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Browser extensions have become a standard part of the most popular browsers and essential part of our lives for surfing the Internet. B...
TalkTalk Telecom Ordered to Pay Record £400,000 Fine Over 2015 Data Breach

TalkTalk Telecom Ordered to Pay Record £400,000 Fine Over 2015 Data Breach

October 05, 2016Mohit Kumar
TalkTalk, one of the biggest UK-based Telecoms company with 4 million customers, has been issued with a record £400,000 ($510,000) fine for ...
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