Ever since the concept of sharing your personal life on the internet became a reality, social media users have been warned about everything from oversharing to privacy settings to avoiding cyberbullies. But there’s another evil lurking in the background of your last Facebook post, and it can lead you to hand over all of your money.
A number of tech companies have launched virtual home assistants. These voice-activated devices function as virtual assistants, doing everything from playing music to answering questions to ordering goods and services for you.
Security and privacy experts have cautioned people for quite some time about being too “braggy” on social media, indicating that certain posts can come back to haunt you.
A case that will be decided before the US Supreme Court has brought some unlikely supporters together. Fourteen major tech giants have all voiced their support for increased consumer privacy protections, including a well-known telecom provider.
In the digitally connected world we live in, we sometimes discover that increasing our convenience means sacrificing some of our privacy.
Privacy continues to be a hot topic right now, and fortunately, there are some pretty strict laws in effect to help ensure that you have a measure of control over your information. While these laws can and do get broken all the time, they still serve as a safety net that provides for legal prosecution following wrongdoing.