Other stories about private data

Why just uninstalling apps isn't enough to keep your data safe

Despite how it looks, getting rid of an application from your device is only the beginning. The developers of these apps don't just benefit...
Apps August 19, 2019

Facebook still really wants your phone data, and they'll pay you for it

From scandals to breaches, Facebook has a poor track record when it comes to your data. Yet time and time again, they try to...
Happening Now June 12, 2019

Update: 2 million patients of yet another health care provider had their personal and financial data exposed in massive breach

In yet another data breach involving a medical organization this year, records for potentially millions of people have been compromised. In this incident, hackers...
Happening Now June 3, 2019

Facebook (finally) blocks quizzes that mine your personal info

What's your spirit animal? Which soda flavor defines you? Those silly Facebook quizzes have been putting your personal data at risk for years. We've...
Happening Now April 30, 2019

Thousands of sensitive medical records exposed

Our private medical records are some of the most important and personal information out there. Companies who handle this data are required by law...
Happening Now March 19, 2019

How to delete your data from home DNA test sites

DNA testing has gone mainstream and now anyone can get a full breakdown of their genes. This can be immensely interesting and give us...
Tips February 27, 2019