Tag Archives: Privacy
Here is a second view on the Mozilla iOS Firefox Focus app and the data tracking / privacy issue raised last week. Firefox Focus is advertised as a “privacy browers”, but comes with a tracking framework. Data are send to … Continue reading
Firefox browser is still popular and well used on desktop systems (Windows, Mac OS, Linux). And the browser provides a lot settings to customize it’s behavior. One aspect is the question “how to customize Firefox privacy settings”?
[German]Mozilla Foundation started last November shipping Firefox Focus as a privacy browser for iOS devices. But behind the scenes, this iOS app comes with a third-party tracking framework, that sends user tracking data to a big data collecting company. And: … Continue reading
[German]Microsoft offers Webinars, online courses held via Internet – that’s good. Unfortunately there is a security flaw in a German webinar registration form offered by Microsoft Germany, that reveals the name of Microsoft’s customers. And there are “other” stupid things, … Continue reading
Browser add-on Web of Trust (WoT) has been harvesting an selling user’s surfing data without anonymising it. After this incident was uncovered, WoT was dropped from Firefox and Google.
Struggling company Yahoo has not only been associated with one of the biggest data breach in history. Yahoo seems also to be an “NSA assistant”, helping the U.S. intelligence scanning all incoming E-Mails.
[German]I’ve foreseen this for a while: Microsoft’s behavior with Windows 10 collides with EU privacy rules and laws. In Germany consumer organizations has files tiff plains against Microsoft for Windows 10 upgrade and also for data collation. Now French authorities … Continue reading
[German]It seems that Google has established a surveillance function for Android phones. They are claiming the right, to collect and store meta data from incoming/outgoing phone calls and SMS from Android smartphones.