According to the South China Morning Post, a user of the Chinese developer forum V2EX published a post last week detailing that his Skyworth smart TV was scanning data every 10 minutes and gathered information such as the Wifi network the TV was connected to, the user's IP address and device names.
"Google has exposed GAEN participants' private personal and medical information associated with contact tracing, including notifications to Android device users of their potential exposure to COVID-19," a complaint filed against the tech giant reads.
A new report from researchers based in the United Kingdom found nearly a dozen "smart" doorbells sold on Amazon and eBay posed significant threats to consumers' data privacy.
The Vivaldi browser has launched Break Mode, a new feature designed to improve your remote working habits.
After nearly two months, Twitter has brought back the ability for users to download their personal data from the site.
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After a judge awarded nearly $80 million to the attorneys, claimants in the Equifax case are unlikely to receive the $125 payout.
Right now, after you click "I agree," companies face almost no legal limits on what they can do with your personal data for their own profit. It's past time for us to take back the right to our digital selves.
A record-setting settlement allows consumers to claim up to $20,000 from Equifax, but smaller amounts can be claimed with relative ease.
"There is a golden opportunity for the U.S. to take the lead on data privacy globally and demonstrate how data protection can be an economic driver for growth and innovation."
The EU's top court found that the Jehovah's Witnesses' door-to-door preaching is a form of data collection and requires consent.
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook faced new questions over its data-sharing ties to major technology firms.