Can phone companies see what you search online?

If you pay for internet data on your mobile phone, your phone company also acts as the Internet Service Provider for that device. Whether you use 3G, 4G, or 5G, your internet traffic must pass through your phone company’s gateway serve…

DuckDuckGo rolls out Global Privacy Control by default

The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo has enabled Global Privacy Control (GPC) on its mobile apps and browser extensions by default. The move improves user privacy by ensuring their browser always informs visited websites that t…

Privacy fears as Indian city scans women's expressions

Experts have raised privacy concerns after Indian authorities announced proposals to roll our facial recognition cameras designed to track women’s facial expressions for signs of harassment. The police will introduce the overreaching …

What is data retention and why should you care?

Governments all over the world are hugely interested in tracking what citizens do online. This kind of digital surveillance allows the authorities to gain unprecedented levels of information about their citizens – even if those p…

What is Differential Privacy?

Differential privacy is a definition used to describe various methods and techniques for analyzing data sets and extrapolating aggregated results, without directly affecting the privacy of any specific individuals contained within the …

5 Best Free Data Recovery Software in 2021

If you need to recover data from a device or hard drive, you may wonder what the best tool for the job is. The good news is that there are some free data recovery tools available for download that can help you recover your data if you …