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New Mexico Attorney General sues Google for spying on school kids
Google is yet to face a new lawsuit ordered by the state of New Mexico. The Attorney General Hector Balderas claims that the company invades the privacy of students who use the G Suite Education platform on Chromebooks.
Everything about VPN
What’s a VPN? A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is an important privacy and security tool that provides a vast number of advantages to those who use it. In most cases, VPN is a software-based technology.
Google cracks down on location tracking apps
Google is putting a real effort into improving Android’s privacy. The company is placing new restrictions on Android applications that track users’ locations in the background.
Over 75% of US households will be at risk to get hacked via voice assistants by 2025
Recent Atlas VPN findings show that voice assistants can get hacked by using ultrasonic waves to imitate voice commands. Ultrasonic waves do not make a sound, which means that the device can get hacked without alerting the owner. In addition, scientists can imitate voice commands using lasers.
China VPN regulations: everything you need to know
China VPN users are confronting a real battle to overcome the Great Firewall. The world’s most extensive censorship system leaves over 1 billion citizens with a highly restricted internet.
UK Google users to lose EU data protection
Not only UK citizens see their country leaving the EU, but they are also about to see their data moving too. Now that the UK exits EU, Google needs to change the authority of data collection to its UK users.
Why should you use a VPN Android application?
A VPN Android application encrypts your internet traffic, protecting it from interception and tracking. Also, your real IP address gets masked and replaced with a new IP.
47% Americans Find Identity Theft Worse than Murder, New Report Shows
According to the latest Atlas VPN research, the US residents are way more worried about being hacked than getting murdered. Is such a severe concern for identity theft valid? Indeed, the record-high data breaches provide a reason for these worries. In 2019, hackers exposed a total of 7.9 billion private records.