Users aged 13-15 will be prevented from using the Duet and Stitch features as part of the new restrictions.
Rumors about the security of private messages on WhatsApp have swirled on social media after it said users would have to agree to the new policy or stop using the app.
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2020 saw online shopping grow enormously. However, this convenience comes with a price: cybercriminals. So before you embark on your online shopping spree, make sure you're not putting yourself at risk.
Meghan Markle's sister is releasing a biography next week—right before a crunch hearing in her tabloid privacy case—and experts tell Newsweek the timing may not be a coincidence.
"It's got to have something to do with the infrastructure," said John Cooper about the incident.
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.
Meghan Markle's attempt to avoid a media circus around her private life by winning her high-stakes tabloid privacy case without a trial "will fail," lawyers tell Newsweek.
In short, no, Apple isn't spying on you, but the company is giving you more transparency in knowing which apps are accessing your camera and microphone.
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.
American users of Google's now-defunct social networking platform may be eligible for a small payout as part of a $7.5 million settlement linked to a 2018 privacy issue—here's what you need to know.
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The urgency of tracking coronavirus carriers calls for relaxing rules on data privacy. But unless these changes are ringfenced for this emergency, every aspect of our physical lives could soon be traded by Big Tech.
While TikTok's fate remains undecided in the US, you can fill a TikTok-shaped hole in your life with these smart apps that can make your life better and easier.
"It does appear to be more like a spy in a pocket rather than an app to help make an informed decision who to vote for," one security commentator told Newsweek.
Privacy advocates are concerned there could be no definite end to digital tracing introduced to stem coronavirus outbreaks.
"Without this prohibition, intelligence officials would potentially have access to information such as our personal health, religious practices, and political views," Wednesday's letter said.
There are ways to facilitate contact tracing in the hopes of preventing new deadly spikes of the coronavirus. But it may feel like a choice between your privacy and your life.
The California-based video-calling company enjoyed an influx of new users as the coronavirus outbreak pushed countries into lockdown, but its security and privacy policies have come under fire.
After a judge awarded nearly $80 million to the attorneys, claimants in the Equifax case are unlikely to receive the $125 payout.
Project Nightingale, a medical data collection project between Google and health care provider Ascension, will be the subject of an announced federal probe.
Plans to monitor St. Louis with "spy planes" were denounced at a protest in the city Thursday.
The justified backlash against tech giants here in Silicon Valley is a visceral reaction to the ongoing attacks on America's institutions and values. We must step up to protect our elections, privacy and free speech.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the ban was needed as a "deterrent to radical behavior" following months of anti-government protests.
Canada's bottom-up model upholds privacy as a human right and a constitutional value, while valuing the economic importance of innovative data use.
Illinois' Biometric Information Privacy Act requires anyone collecting uniquely identifiable biometric data—like fingerprints or retinal scans—to receive informed consent beforehand.
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.
The integrity of Alexa's privacy safeguards and compliance with privacy laws have come into question in recent months.