Clubhouse under scrutiny for sending data to Chinese servers

The audio-chat app Clubhouse is the latest rage in the social media landscape. What is it, and can we trust it?

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Nude photo theft offers lessons in selfie security

We look at a story involving the theft of people’s most sensitive data, and what you can do to secure yours.

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Would real identities make social media safer?

Questions of anonymity on social media are a talking point again. Making everyone use their real identities sounds good, but would it actually make things better?

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Black Friday 2020: How to shop safely online

With the promise of a mostly online Black Friday 2020, we offer up some tips for keeping yourself safe over the upcoming sales frenzy.

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FIFA 21 game scams: watch out for unsporting conduct

With the recent launch of the new FIFA 2021 video game, we look at some of the common scams to avoid.

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TikTok is being discouraged and the app may be banned

Companies and organizations are discouraging their employees to use TikTok, especially on work related devices. Will TikTok face a ban?

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A week in security (July 6 – 12)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 6 – 12, including a look at pre-installed malware on some Android phones, and a Mac malware mystery.

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When the coronavirus infodemic strikes

What are the biggest social media platforms doing to combat the rise in COVID-19 conspiracy theories spreading online?

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How social media platforms mine personal data for profit

We explore some of the ways social media use personal data to fuel advertising and keep the profits flowing.

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A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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