People tend to think other people are more vulnerable to phishing scams online. But that actually makes you less safe, researchers say.
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Sharing photos and information as part of a game or challenge can threaten your social media security, an expert warns.
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For some users, having the option to control privacy settings actually reduced their trust in voice assistants like Alexa.
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Researchers are developing a Bluetooth-enabled contact tracing app for monitoring exposure to the coronavirus. It protects privacy with digital "garbage."
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A new app called COVIDTracker uses QR codes to preserve privacy while keeping track of who's been exposed to the coronavirus.
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Surfing attacks use ultrasonic waves to control your phone from afar. They could let hackers make calls or read texts, all without you knowing.
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A new app called IoT Assistant can tell you when your data's being collected in public places. Try it out on your own phone.
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Hackers have a range of motives for the cyberattacks they pull off. Understanding more about those motives could help stop web defacements.
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Electronic pills with built-in sensors could give doctors a better picture of your health, but they also come with privacy concerns, researchers say.
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