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Hey Apple Staff, Don't Secretly Take Photos Of Female Colleagues And Rate Them Out Of Ten

This is what male staff at an Apple store in Queensland have allegedly been caught doing red-handed. If the reports are true, they also stole explicit selfie photos from customers’ phones and rated those too. Needless to say, the culprits have been promptly fired by Apple. Good. Riddance.

Worried Your Emails Might Be Spied On? Here's What You Can Do

We live in a post-Edward Snowden world, in which US tech companies have been accused of complicity in mass surveillance by the US National Security Agency (NSA). One recent allegation is the claim that Yahoo scanned hundreds of millions of emails at the NSA’s request. We don’t truly know how much or how often this is happening within the companies that host millions of people’s email accounts.

The Difference Between Two-Factor And Two-Step Authentication

You know you should use two-factor authentication everywhere you can, but there’s also “two-step” authentication, which may come off like the same thing. They’re really not. Here’s the difference, and what you should know about both.

Privacy Commissioner Probes Health Deptartment Over Poorly Secured Aussie Medical Data

It has recently come to light that the Department of Health may not be so good at securing its data after University of Melbourne academics notified the agency that it’s possible to identify individuals in publicly available Medicare datasets. Now the Privacy Commissioner has launched an investigation into the matter.

Apple Tracks Your iMessage Contacts, May Share Them With Law Enforcement

What you say in your iMessages may be somewhat private and safe from the prying eyes of law enforcement, but the people you have in your contacts list isn’t. In fact, Apple logs your iMessage contacts almost every time you enter a new number to start a message.

This Page Lets You Disable A Lot Of Google's Activity Tracking

Google tracks a lot of your data. If you’re comfortable with that, it can make your life a little easier. If you’re not, it can be a pain to figure out how to turn it off. Fortunately, there’s one settings page where you can disable a lot of it.

Signal, The Encrypted Chat App, Is Now Available On The Desktop

Chrome: Signal, the encrypted chat app built by Open Whisper Systems and approved by the likes of Edward Snowden, is now available as a desktop app through Chrome.

Make Sure You're Recording People With Your Home Security Cameras Legally

It’s never been easier to set up your own home security system. However, if your cameras can record audio, depending on the state or territory you live in, you could run afoul of privacy laws if you don’t have consent from people who visit your home.

TunnelBear Cleans Up Its Interface, Improves Connection Speeds And Adds New Security Features

Windows/Mac: TunnelBear is one of the best VPN services around, but the faux-retro wood aesthetic always put it in the ugly bin. Today, they have updated their apps so they look and work a bit better.

Opera's Free Inbuilt VPN Rolls Out For Everyone Today

Windows/Mac/Linux: A few months ago, Opera launched its own free, built-in VPN, but you could only get it if you manually enabled it in the dev version of the browser. Now, it’s available for everyone in the stable version of Opera.

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