Chrome users, here’s how to opt out of the Google FLoC trial

Google’s FLoC trial will change how millions of users are tracked online. Here’s how to find out if you’re part of the trial, and how to opt out.

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Will Google’s Privacy Sandbox take the bite out of tracking cookies?

We look at the latest developments for Google’s “Project Sandbox”, and explore what’s going to happen to third-party cookies.

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Browser sync—what are the risks of turning it on?

Browser synchronization is a handy feature but it comes with a few risks. Here’s what you should be asking yourself before you switch it on.

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3 tips to top up your privacy

Improving your privacy online isn’t rocket science. Here are three simple, practical, and sensible steps you can take on Data Privacy Day.

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Why Data Privacy Day matters: A Lock and Code special with Mozilla, DuckDuckGo, and EFF

For Data Privacy Day, Lock and Code returns with a special episode featuring guests from Mozilla, DuckDuckGo, and EFF

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Mozilla patches critical security issues in Firefox and Thunderbird

Time to update! Mozilla has patched critical security issues in Firefox and Thunderbird.

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WOOF locker: Unmasking the browser locker behind a stealthy tech support scam operation

We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we’ve seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.

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A week in security (July 15 – 21)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 15–21, including the Zoom camera vulnerability, Extenbro, Sodinokibi, Magecart, and cybersecurity challenges facing the education sector.

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Hyperlink auditing: where has my option to disable it gone?

Hyperlink auditing is not a new way to track website users, but it could become more popular, as many browsers are taking away user options to disable it.

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Mozilla urges Apple to make privacy a team sport

Mozilla is currently pushing Apple into placing extra barriers between iPhone users and online advertisers. Why? Because, according to Mozilla, it could work, which could benefit users everywhere.

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