Microsoft exec reveals “routine” secrecy orders from government investigators

Microsoft exec Tom Burt revealed Wednesday that Federal law enforcement agencies send “routine” secret orders for customer information.

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Brave takes aim at Google with privacy-first search engine

Brave launched a new search engine Wednesday in beta that will not track user searches, build user profiles, or invade their privacy.

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Two Google plans that could make open source code more secure

Google has announced projects to ensure the integrity of open source supply chains, and to bring the Rust language to the Linux kernel

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What is Incognito mode? Our private browsing 101

We look at what Incognito mode does, how to turn it on, what it’s good at, and explain why it may not do what you think it does.

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Android patches for 4 in-the-wild bugs are out, but when will you get them?

New Android vulnerabilities have been discovered, and the patches have been made available. But despite the high severity of the vulnerabilities, some users may never get the update.

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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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Millions of Chrome users quietly added to Google’s FLoC pilot

Google promised that its third-party cookie replacement—called FLoC—will preserve user privacy. Its trial calls that into question.

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Research claims Google Pixel phones share 20 times more data than iPhones

Researchers have tested the amount of telemetry data that Android and iPhone handhelds send home. The results may surprise you.

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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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Update now! Chrome fix patches in-the-wild zero-day

Google has released a patch for yet another vulnerability in Chrome’s audio component after it was exploited in the wild.

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