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Privacy | Duckduckgo: Hippe Suchmaschine mit neuen Funktionen

Privacy | Duckduckgo: Hippe Suchmaschine mit neuen Funktionen | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Die Suchmaschine Duckduckgo präsentiert sich ab sofort in einem neuen Gewand. Und hat auch einige neue Funktionen zu bieten.

 

Die Suchmaschine DuckDuckGo spätestens seit den NSA-Enthüllungen eine steigende Beliebtheit, denn sie legt sehr viel Wert auf die Privatsphäre ihrer Nutzer und will sich so von Google unterscheiden. Nach einer Beta-Phase ist DuckDuckGo nun im neuen Design und mit neuen Funktionen verfügbar.



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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 21, 2014 11:42 AM

Die Suchmaschine DuckDuckGo spätestens seit den NSA-Enthüllungen eine steigende Beliebtheit, denn sie legt sehr viel Wert auf die Privatsphäre ihrer Nutzer und will sich so von Google unterscheiden. Nach einer Beta-Phase ist DuckDuckGo nun im neuen Design und mit neuen Funktionen verfügbar.


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How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you [#infographic]

How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you [#infographic] | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
Everyone's worried about how their data can be collected through government programs, but maybe it's time to look at how your information is tracked in everyday life.

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Vincenzo Storti's curator insight, June 27, 2013 10:47 AM

Inquietante..

Angela Goldsmith's curator insight, June 27, 2013 10:59 AM

George Orwell is cringing in his grave.  The is beyond "Big Brother" watching us.  We are all now so very digitally connected everywhere.

iPhonefixed's curator insight, June 30, 2013 2:39 AM

Frightning.  If this makes you think, take a look at Juan Enriquez talk on TED - Your online life, Permanent as a Tattoo. http://www.ted.com/talks/juan_enriquez_how_to_think_about_digital_tattoos.html


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Facebook's Android app leaks your mobile number, Symantec discovers

Facebook's Android app leaks your mobile number, Symantec discovers | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
A discovery about Facebook's official Android app once again puts into question if the social network's developers truly *get* security and privacy.

 

As Symantec describe on its blog, when its developers tested its new Norton Mobile Security product against some of the world’s most popular Android apps, they were disturbed to see a warning message claiming that the Facebook Android app leaks personal information without the device owner’s knowledge:

 


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Beware Andriod users!  Will a vpn protect your info?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 29, 2013 7:42 AM

 

As Symantec describe on its blog, when its developers tested its new Norton Mobile Security product against some of the world’s most popular Android apps, they were disturbed to see a warning message claiming that the Facebook Android app leaks personal information without the device owner’s knowledge...


Gust MEES's curator insight, June 29, 2013 7:45 AM

 

As Symantec describe on its blog, when its developers tested its new Norton Mobile Security product against some of the world’s most popular Android apps, they were disturbed to see a warning message claiming that the Facebook Android app leaks personal information without the device owner’s knowledge...


Sharla Shults's curator insight, June 30, 2013 5:10 PM

The good news is that Facebook confirmed Symantec’s findings, and has said it will fix the problem in the next version of its Android app. Furthermore, the social network says that it does not use or process the phone numbers it has been receiving, and has deleted them from its servers. [We hope!]

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Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again)

Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again) | School Psychology Tech | Scoop.it
You know those people who put tape over their laptop's webcam to keep digital peeping toms at bay? They're not crazy.

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FYI - you can be seen - how do you look?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 15, 2013 8:03 AM

 

Fortunately, getting a solid layer of protection against such exploits moving forward is pretty straightforward. For one, you can tape up that webcam — it’s a bit tinfoil hat, sure, but it’s better than having a photo of your bad bits blasted out to the Internet on some shady-ass Tumblr. Second, consider using Firefox* with something like NoScript, disabling it only for trusted sites.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Webcam

 

Stewart-Marshall's curator insight, June 15, 2013 11:29 AM

Tested it - and it's true - it works on Chrome.  Scary :-(