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Anonymous app Whisper allegedly tracks user location, shares data with government

The app is accused by The Guardian of tracking users' locations.

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As Facebook's data tentacles spread, privacy questions resurface

A rebuilt advertising server makes use of Facebook user data across the wider Web

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Facebook wants New York to destroy bulk user data seized under gag order

Microsoft, Google and some other tech companies are backing Facebook.

Instagram, Grindr, and more popular Android apps put user privacy at risk, researcher says

Instagram and Grindr stored images on their servers that were accessible without authentication

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New Facebook tool walks users through a privacy settings checkup

It's the latest initiative by the company to help its members make sure they're not over-sharing on the social networking site.

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One more time: Use two-factor authentication on iCloud, even if there's a waiting period

Once more unto the password breach, dear friends, once more. Two-factor authentication might not have necessarily saved Jennifer Lawrence from getting hacked, but using it is still a good idea.

Google may offer accounts for kids, controls for parents

Children's accounts could go legit if Google can satisfy privacy requirements

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Fitness trackers are changing online privacy -- and it's time to pay attention

In the rush to get wearable devices to market, attention hasn't always been paid to security and privacy.

User beware -- that mobile app could be spying on you

A recent study of the 400 most popular iOS and Android apps reveals that nearly all free apps collect users' personal data.

Researchers reveal 3 devious ways online trackers shatter your privacy and follow your digital footsteps

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

on pcworld.com