Back in March I wrote up my six reasons why Facebook might be dying. Top of the list were the scandals surrounding fake news and… Read More »Advertisers hit Facebook where it hurts – the balance sheet
Security & Privacy
Why we should think twice before rolling out digital contact tracing…
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/10/apple-google-coronavirus-us-app-privacy Apps that track who you have been in contact with will aid with contact tracing, but at what cost to privacy and civil liberties?… Read More »Apple and Google team up in bid to use smartphones to track coronavirus spread
Zoom is eating up market share for video conferencing. It’s also eating up all your private information.
A report from respected internet marketing expert Doc Searls highlighted a worrying amount of data being sucked from users by video conferencing app Zoom and fed to online advertisers such as Facebook and Google.
Have you ever dodged a traffic jam using Google Maps? I have… or at least I thought I had until today. Turns out, all you need to create a fake traffic jam is 99 mobile phones and a hand cart.
Google has indexed the invite links for lots of “private” WhatsApp” groups. So, if you have a private group for your company, your team, or… Read More »Anyone can join your private WhatsApp group using a simple Google search
The Register is reporting that a security problem in the popular InfiniteWP plugin may have exposed over 300,000 websites to being hacked. The issue, which… Read More »Up to 500,000 WordPress websites hit by InfiniteWP security vulnerability