Ajit Pai Doesn’t Care but People Chant “We Need Net Neutrality”

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Various activist groups did well to manage turnouts that one could describe as large and small against the Federal Communication Commission’s decision to get rid of net neutrality rules. These activist groups organized protestors across the country. Their main objective? To rally in and support network net neutrality rules. The protests took place last Thursday. …

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500 Million Yahoo Accounts Have Been Hacked

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Yahoo has been the victim of a massive hack attack. The internet company has revealed that more than 500 million accounts have been compromised. This couldn’t have come at a worse time for the company since Yahoo is in the process of being bought by Verizon. Yahoo representatives say that the act was carried out …

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Symantec, Verisign, Microsoft, sign on for IoT Security Framework

Symantec, Verisign, Microsoft, sign on for IoT Security Framework

Microsoft, TRUSTe, AVG Technologies, ADT, and other IoTs specialists have issued the Trust Framework for IoT as part of the IoT group called Online Trust Alliance. The working group was established in January 2015 to overcome the risks faced by IoT comprehensively. The IoT trust framework presents guidance for IoT developers, retailers, and manufacturers to …

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Taiwan Government Accuse Smartphone Makers of Violating Privacy Standards

Taiwan Government Accuse Smartphone

Top smartphone makers including Xiaomi, HTC and Samsung may be blacklisted in Taiwanese market following a probe that revealed some of their smartphones may be sending authorized users’ data outside Taiwan contrary to the regulator’s privacy standards. Taiwanese government might consider banning top Smartphone makers from selling their brands in Taiwan Market, following an investigation …

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Unlike Verizon, AT&T Dropped Super Cookies on Cellphone Data

AT&T Dropped Super Cookies

Following intense criticism  from privacy advocates, AT&T Mobility says it no longer use “Super cookies to track its subscribers’ online activities,  but Verizon wireless is still adamant on inserting tracking codes on users’ HTTP requests purportedly to “recognize and authenticate” subscribers. Recently, US national carriers Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility have been under intense criticism …

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Privacy Threaten by Social Media, Tech and Drones

Privacy Threaten by Social Media, Tech and Drones

With a world full of smart devices, personal privacy is under sieges with every keystroke, pictures on comment on social media presenting a new security threat. While users are busy protecting their Credit card numbers and their maiden names, cybercriminals are busy connecting digital footprints left behind. Proverbially, a picture is worth a thousand words …

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Verizon’s Unique Identify Header Spying on Internet Users

Verizon’s Unique Identify Header Spying on Internet Users

If you are not yet on NSA watch list, you probably won’t miss on Verizon’s list. A report by AdAge revealed Verizon wireless has been secretly inserting a string of characters and numbers known as Unique Identifier Header (UIDH) into users HTTP requests, allegedly to identify and track users’ browsing habits. The clandestine activity which …

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