Privacy

Browser Extension Developers Turn to Code Injection for Monetization

A significant number of browser extensions rely on code injection to monetize their add-ons.Most of these extensions are poorly maintained or lack...

Researchers Find Numerous Risks in the Alexa Skills Ecosystem

A large number of Alexa skills were found to be problematic in more than one way.Researchers uncovered privacy and security risks as...

LastPass for Android Is Using Seven Trackers and Several Risky Permissions

Researchers discovered that LastPass for Android requests 36 permissions and uses seven trackers.The password manager app answers that users may disable the...

TikTok Agrees to Pay $92 Million in Class-Action Settlement

TikTok hasn’t admitted breaking any U.S. laws, but they agreed to pay $92 million and settle the class-action.Most of that money will...

Firefox 86 Brings “Total Cookie Protection” to Maximize User Privacy

Firefox 86 is giving one cookie jar to each website, preventing cross-site tracking.The system will have some browsing-experience-related exceptions by detecting the...

Images Deleted on ‘Keybase’ Chat Are Still Retrievable

Keybase was vulnerable to a local attack that could expose supposedly deleted images.The app was deleting the files from the chat but...

Chrome, Safari, and Edge Users Can Be Tracked via Favicons

Three highly popular web browsers are vulnerable to persistent favicon-cache-based tracking.The attack is click-less and could be implemented by any website, leaving...

Recent Articles

How to Get Paramount Plus on a Samsung TV in 2021

Samsung has been doing an excellent job of attracting newly released media streaming apps to its TV platform....

Lenovo to Pay 20,000 EUR in Damages for Consumer Abuse

Lenovo has lost a case against an FSFE member who wanted to make an example out of its practices.A court has recently...

‘Mariana Tek’ Exposes 1.5 Million User Records via Unprotected AWS Bucket

Mariana Tek has exposed a large number of fitness, wellness, and spa customers via an unsecured bucket.The company responded immediately to the...

U.S. Court Awards DISH Network Statutory Damages of $16.8 Million

DISH has won a huge statutory damage compensation order, but it’s unlikely to receive any money.The defendant lives in Pakistan and will...

How to Get Paramount Plus on Xfinity in 2021

Xfinity customers already know the hurdles of getting access to new media streaming services like Disney Plus and...