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Steam Inventory Helper update seeks permission to spy on users

Steam Inventory Helper update seeks permission to spy on users

23 hours ago   |   The Next Web

A popular extension that helps gamers buy and sell digital goods on the Steam platform is now attempting to track their movements all over the web. Steam Inventory Helper, or...
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Bringing Shadow IT Out of the Shadows

1 day ago   |   ZDnet

Shadow IT arises in your network because users figure it's better to ask for forgiveness than permission, or because you simply haven't defined any policy around SaaS use. When...
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What's behind the Linux umask?

2 days ago   |   Linuxtoday

NetworkWorld: The umask setting plays a big role in determining the permissions that are assigned to files that you create.
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California's Senate votes today on A.B. 375: California Broadband Internet Privacy Act

4 days ago   |   Privacy Online   |   2 articles

California's State Senate will vote today on A.B. 375 - the California Broadband Internet Privacy Act. The bill forces ISPs to get a customer's express opt-in permission before...
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Apple ‘Face ID' prompts concerns about privacy from US officials

Apple ‘Face ID' prompts concerns about privacy from US officials

5 days ago   |   The Next Web   |   8 articles

Apple officially unveiled its new Face ID phone security system on Tuesday, which will allow you to unlock your phone and authenticate your identity with a print of your face...
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Windows 10 to Give More Control Over App-level Permissions

5 days ago   |   The Hacker News   |   6 articles

Microsoft has been gradually changing its privacy settings in Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update to give its users more controls over their data. In April, Microsoft...
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Microsoft details more privacy tweaks coming in next Windows 10 update

Microsoft details more privacy tweaks coming in next Windows 10 update

5 days ago   |   The Inquirer   |   6 articles

At last, granular, by-the-app permissions
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Per-app permissions coming to Windows 10

6 days ago   |   Liliputing   |   12 articles

When you install a Windows Store app that may want access to location information from your PC, you'll be prompted to grant or deny location access. But starting with the...
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Windows 10 will give you more control over app permissions

6 days ago   |   Engadget   |   12 articles

Microsoft is aware that there are still concerns about Windows 10's privacy, and it's trying to put some of them to bed with the Fall Creators Update. As part of a post...
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Some phones and laptops are vulnerable to 'BlueBorne' exploit

7 days ago   |   Engadget

Armis security has identified a new vulnerability in computers and mobile devices that leaves them susceptible to attack via Bluetooth. The exploit, dubbed "BlueBorne," doesn't...
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Leak: Pixel 2 To Cost $650, Come In White, Black, & Blue

Leak: Pixel 2 To Cost $650, Come In White, Black, & Blue

The Pixel 2 will cost $650 for the base model and will come in white, black, and blue colors when it launches later this year. The details come from Droid Life, which has also... Read more ...

Apple's huge App Store makeover arrives today in iOS 11

Apple's huge App Store makeover arrives today in iOS 11

Apple today is releasing its completely redesigned iOS App Store to the wider public, as part of the launch of the new iOS 11 operating system. First previewed at its Worldwide... Read more ...

The 17 biggest ways your iPhone will change when you update to iOS 11

The 17 biggest ways your iPhone will change when you update to iOS 11

Apple's annual update to its iPhone software is here. Apple released iOS 11 to everyone with a modern iPhone on Tuesday. You can download it now in Settings > General >... Read more ...

This is what Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones look like and cost

This is what Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL phones look like and cost

Google is holding an event soon, and nearly everything it plans to announce has just leaked out, including images of its Pixel 2 phones.Droid-Life posted images of what they... Read more ...

This is what Google's PixelBook Chromebook looks like and costs

This is what Google's PixelBook Chromebook looks like and costs

Google is holding an event soon, and nearly everything it plans to announce has just leaked out, including images of a new Chromebook.Droid-Life posted images of what it looks... Read more ...

Review: iPhone 8

Review: iPhone 8

This is a camera review. There are a number of updates that should appeal in the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, but the one question most upgraders are going to be asking is how good is... Read more ...

New 'Wolfenstein' trailer is a reminder to always fight fascism

New 'Wolfenstein' trailer is a reminder to always fight fascism

Nazis are the perfect video game enemy because they have zero redeeming qualities. It's something the Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus development team at Machine Games knows... Read more ...

New Leak Shows Off Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

New Leak Shows Off Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL on October 4th, but there's not much left to find out. Read more ...

Amazon's all-new Fire HD 10 has a 1080p display, costs just $149

Amazon's all-new Fire HD 10 has a 1080p display, costs just $149

The latest generation Fire HD 10 costs $80 less than its predecessor. Amazon is rolling out much-needed updates to the Fire HD 10 and decreasing its price point at the same... Read more ...

Here's Who's Included In The Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite Season Pass

Here's Who's Included In The Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite Season Pass

Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite is finally out in the wild, boasting a roster of 30 characters split between those two universes. But this being a modern fighting game, you better... Read more ...